So Collins passed on "The Perfect Game." But months later, after the producers had hired another actor, became dissatisfied with him, then shut down production for a while, they approached Collins again. Even though he liked the part - a coach who, in real life, guided a group of kids from Monterrey, Mexico, to the championship of the Little League World Series - he'd taken several Latino roles in a row, and didn't want to be typecast.It was abuelo who sparked his grandson's interest in acting: "He said always be confident, never stop believing in yourself," says Collins - and at one point during his career, Collins even took his granddad's last name as his stage name.
Clint Eastwood's daughter, 23, and the Westworld actor, 46, were spotted enjoying a date night at Catch LA on Friday.
It wasn’t until middle school that Francesca Eastwood knew that her father, Clint Eastwood, was famous.
“My dad would come to school to pick me up, and all of a sudden, the teachers were a lot nicer. I get it now.’ ” Less than a decade later, she would learn that fame is a double-edged sword, as her last name drew unwanted attention to her wild-child behavior: Clint’s daughter marries Jonah Hill’s brother in Vegas! No wonder she wasn’t sure if she wanted to follow in her parents’ footsteps (her mom is “Titanic” actress Frances Fisher, currently on the ABC show “Resurrection”).
In 2002, he played the role of Buddy in the film Confessions of an American Girl.
In 2005, Collins won rave reviews for his subtle portrayal of killer Perry Smith in the fact-based film Capote, which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2006.
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