The Twenty Top Television Personalities
#5 Joan Collins:
Long before Leona Helmsley and Tammy Faye Baaker, there was Alexis Morell Carrington Colby Dexter Rowan, the character played by Joan Collins on ABC's Dynasty. And Collins played her to the hilt. Alexis was the super-career woman, scheming villainess and campy sex goddess all rolled into one. She would roll between the sheets with a secession of (Mostly Younger) lovers. Alexis was also a shrewd business woman - and so is Collins. She capitalized on her Dynasty fame by coming out with her own line of cosmetics. She wrote a best selling autobiography and, rivaling her sister, Hollywood Wives author Jackie Collins, she even wrote a Steamy Hollywood novel (Prime Time), She's had a series of well-publicized marriages and liaisons. her life is a soap opera. And now, Prime Time is going to be a movie. Guess who has a starring role?
The Twenty Top Shows of the Decade-
(ABC 1981-1989) The elegant estates, fancy weddings and nolan Miller;s designer outfits made Dynasty the most fun of all the prime time soaps to watch. It was also the wickedest - thanks to Joan Collins' bravura portrayal of the insatiably scheming Alexis. The show grew so fat with intrigues that a spin-off, The Colby's, was created. Dynasty had its campy excesses (Those crazy catfights between Krystle and Alexis) Still, we watched - and wallowed - in guilty pleasure.