|Real Name:||Trudy Collins|
|Born:||24 September 1986|
|Originally From:||Richmond, Virginia|
|First appearance:||Sudden Death|
Trudy Collins is an American actress and indie-pop singer.
She played Daisy Chase in the 2018 series Magnum P.I.
Early Life Edit
Tru was born in Richmond, Virginia, to five-time Emmy Award winning television journalist Reid Collins and choreographer Lindy Fisher. She attended Manhattan's Professional Performing Arts School at age fifteen while studying classical piano and training with Elaine Kudo of American Ballet Theatre. Collins began college with a songwriting scholarship from Universal and studied at New York University and The New School in New York City.
In 2014, she guest starred in Showtime's period drama Masters of Sex opposite Michael Sheen and had a supporting role in Spring Awakening, an indie film set in the late 1800s. Tru has recurred as mean girl Julie in MTV's Awkward Seasons 2 through 5.
As a singer, she performed with Grammy-winning soul singer Latrice Varrett, opening for Aretha Franklin at the Nokia Theatre Times Square in 2009. In 2010, she joined Atlantic Records' multi-platinum progressive rock band Trans-Siberian Orchestra as a vocalist, touring arenas across North America and promoting the band performing acoustic guitar/vocal solos live on numerous rock radio stations. That year, TSO reached #12 on the Billboard charts for American Arena Tours, beating Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber. The tour grossed $47,395,108 and sold out 51 arenas.
Collins has co-written songs with Rostrum Records artist Vali and Three 6 Mafia's Juicy J, and her work has been featured on various recordings and television soundtracks. In 2012, Collins performed with DJ Ravi Drums, Kitara player Craig Dobbin, and rapper Wes Period at the Air Canada Centre Arena in Toronto. In 2015, Collins joined Steven Seagal's blues band, Thunderbox, for a European tour and performed with ten-time Grammy Award-winner George Benson at the Cognac Blues Passion Festival in Cognac, France.
Her debut solo EP, Story of a Gypsy Child, from producer Jonny on the Rocks of Brooklyn bands Shinobi Ninja and Rocky Business, is set for 2015 release. Her music video for the first single, "Party Dress", was released via YouTube in February 2015.
|Magnum P.I., Season 1|
|"I Saw the Sun Rise":||"From the Head Down":||"The Woman Who Never Died":||"Six Paintings, One Frame":||"Sudden Death":||"Death Is Only Temporary":||"The Cat Who Cried Wolf":|
|"Die He Said":||"The Ties That Bind":||"Bad Day to Be a Hero":||"Nowhere to Hide":||"Winner Takes All":||"Day of the Viper":||"I, The Deceased":|
|"Day the Past Came Back":||"Murder is Never Quiet":||"Black is the Widow":||"A Kiss Before Dying":||"Blood in the Water":||"The Day It All Came Together":|
|Magnum P.I. Cast|
|Current|| Jay Hernandez • Perdita Weeks • Zachary Knighton • Stephen Hill • Tim Kang • Amy Hill|
|Other||Domenick Lombardozzi • Kimee Balmilero • Corbin Bernsen • Ken Jeong • Taylor Wily • Christopher Thornton • Bobby Lee|