Last night on Cameron’s show that I guest co-host on LA Talk Radio, we had the talented duo of comedienne and actress Carla Collins with her husband actor Tyrone Power Jr.
I met this lovely couple the night of their show at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks. The were the grand finale of the Hollywood Shorts show, which was an amazing show and they were super funny in their sketch. Carla has a one woman show called Laugh After Death at the Whitefire this Wednesday, December 9th at 8pm. There is a $20 cover charge which includes drinks and snacks. More info at http://www.whitefiretheatre.com/
Hailed the “Queen of Comedy” and “Canada’s Tina Fey” by the Canadian press, Carla Collins is an award-winning comedian, actress, television host and author. She was recently named 2015 Comedian of the Year by the Southern California Motion Picture Council.
The Huffington Post proclaims: “Collins has mastered the art of blending sensitive gender and cultural sensibilities into honest, shrewd and hilarious comedy…she is able to turn everyday human quirks and flaws into belly-achingly funny stories.”
Carla is a celebrity panelist on Super Channel’s new comedy/variety series Too Much Information. She is a regular fixture on Entertainment Tonight Canada. Collins is a frequent guest on several television and radio shows in both the US and Canada as a pop culture pundit. She can be seen regularly on City’s Breakfast Television talking about celebrity gossip and fashion. Carla was also the host of Canada’s highest rated national entertainment show eNow.
Carla hosts Collins with a Twist, a weekly, faced-paced, light-hearted current affairs talk show on ConnectMeRadio.com and is the co-host of Landon Nation on KCAA 1050 in Los Angeles. Carla’s comedy is currently in the power rotation on Sirius XM’s Canada Laughs, channel 168. Her first CD Selfie-Conscious will soon be available on iTunes.
As a stand-up comedian, Collins was named “The funniest woman in comedy” by BeautyStyleWatch magazine in Los Angeles and headlines clubs and theatres all over North America. She has performed at The Hollywood Improv, The Comedy Store, The Jon Lovitz Club and Flappers in LA and Yuk Yuks across Canada. Carla has also been featured at Just for Laughs, the Los Angeles Comedy Festival, and the Vancouver Comedy Festival.
Collins is currently working on The Last Laugh a sitcom she created about performing stand-up at funerals.Carla also created the adult cartoon Air Cougar also in development.
Carla’s CTV Comedy Now special, The Wonder Bra Years, won the Gold Award at the Houston Comedy Festival. She has also appeared in the CBC Comedy Festival special Does this Joke Make Me Look Fat?Her hysterical television series, Carlawood, airs on TVtropolis and the Global Reality Channel. Carla has appeared in several Movies of the Week as well as Scare Tactics, The Strombo Show and Paradise Falls.
Collins’ bestselling book Angels, Vampires and Douche Bags, was touted as the world’s first comedic motivational tome, and received unanimous glowing reviews. She is now writing her second book, a humorous and heartfelt homage to her mother entitled 50 Shades of Grief.
Tyrone Power Jr. has definitely inherited the acting genes and matinee idol good looks of the iconic men in his family. He’s the great-great grandson of the original theatrical legend Tyrone Power. He’s also the grandson of the American matinee idol and silent film star known today as Tyrone Power Sr. and son the famed leading man of sound pictures Tyrone Power. Born two months after the death of his father to Deborah Minardos Power. Educated at Pomona College in California. Power Jr. He has starred in films such as Mansion of Blood, Cocoon and Cocoon the Return as well as The Extra with is wife Carla. Despite actually being Tyrone Power IV, he acts under the name Tyrone Power Jr., the same name his father began his career under.