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Helen Lucille Simmons-Collen
Birthname: Helen Lucille Simmons
Birthdate: December 26, 1967
Children: Stepchildren, Rory, Samantha and Savannah
Marital Status: Married Phil Collen (Everything about the wedding here)
Currently Resides: Laguna Hills, CA
Career: In the entertainment business:
-Theatrical Costume Designer
-Talent /Event Coordinator
How She Met Phil:
Covered in depth in this New York Times article.
Helen is from Brooklyn, NY. She was raised by her single grandmother. She is a college graduate (Costume Design major/Costume Construction minor), and has been in costume design/wardrobe for over 15 years; her designs have surfaced in well over one hundred theatrical/film/commercial performances.
Quite the artist, Helen draws, paints, crochets and plays bass. Helen is also a writer; she has written everything from poetry to science fiction novellas! According to Helen, she has been writing professionally for twenty years including magazine articles, artist bios, and press releases (including Man Raze).
On August 12th, 2009 at 8:15 pm over a candle-lit dinner in West Palm Beach, Florida Phil proposed to Helen. On July 16, 2010 at 6:30 pm, the two were married on the Florida beach in front of family and friends.
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