Dame Joan Collins in pictures as she turns 90

The actress has been a red carpet regular since the 1950s.
The actress has been a red carpet regular since the 1950s.

Dame Joan Collins made her stage debut at the age of nine and has been a consummate performer ever since.

As she marks her 90th birthday, we look back at the actress over the decades, from her role as vengeful schemer Alexis Carrington Colby in the soap Dynasty, to her book signings and brushes with royalty.

Joan Collins – Endell Street Baths – Holborn
Preparing for filming at the Endell Street Baths in Holborn, London, in 1951 (PA)
Film – Joan Collins – ‘The Robe’ Premiere, the Odeon, Leicester Square, London
At the premiere of The Robe in 1953 (PA)
Entertainment – Joan Collins and Daughters – London Airport
With her children Sasha and Tara at London Airport in 1966 (PA)
Joan and Jackie Collins – London Airport
With her sister Jackie Collins (right) and niece Tracy Austin in 1962 (PA)
Royalty – Queen Elizabeth II – Royal Variety Performance – Theatre Royal, London
Meeting Queen Elizabeth II backstage following the Royal Variety Performance at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in 1985 (PA)
Joan Collins – Heathrow Airport – London
Arriving at Heathrow in 1988 (PA)
Actress and authoress Joan Collins
Launching her book Too Damn Famous in Harrods in 1995 (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
Collins Over The Moon
On stage in Over The Moon at the Old Vic in 2001 (Myung Jung Kim/PA)
“Your Countryside, You’re Welcome Week” Collins
Launching a campaign to encourage people to visit the countryside in 2002 (Sean Dempsey/PA)
Joan Collins Gangs of New York
With her husband Percy Gibson at the Gangs Of New York premiere in London in 2003 (Ian West/PA)
London Fashion Week – Christopher Kane Celeb Sighting
Arriving at a Christopher Kane fashion show in 2009 (Yui Mok/PA)
Platinum Jubilee
During the Queen’s platinum jubilee celebrations in 2022 (Jonathan Brady/PA)