Colby Donaldson Bio - Biography

Name Colby Donaldson
Height 6' 1"
Naionality American
Date of Birth 1 April 1974
Place of Birth Christoval, Texas, USA
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Colby Donaldson, who works as custom auto detailer, made his entrance to entertainment business as a contestant of the reality-television show “Survivor: The Australian Outback” in 2001. There, he became the runner-up, defeated by Tina Wesson, and continued to be one of the participators on “Survivor All Stars.” His appearance in the Jeff Probst-hosted show won Donaldson very much attention. At the Survivor: All Stars televised reunion “America’s Tribal Council” (2004), he was even voted by an online poll as the sexiest male castaway for all first 8 seasons.

With fame he gained from “Survivor,” Donaldson segued to acting. After making a cameo appearance in “Late Show with David Letterman” (2001), he took on guest roles in episodes of “Just Shoot Me!” and “Reba” in 2002, and “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Good Girls Don’t...,” “The Young and the Restless,” “JAG” and “8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter” in 2004. In 2002, he also made his television movie debut by portraying Pete Deco in Another Pretty Face, starring Mel Harris, Wendy Braun and Perry King and helmed by Ray Vega.

In 2005, Donaldson went on to appear in episodes of 2004’s comedy show “Rodney,” as Walter, and “Las Vegas,” as Trey Cooper, as well as in several episodes of “Joey,” which starred Matt LeBlanc. The same year, he also had an uncredited part in the big screen movie Dirty Love and got a bigger part opposite Rachel McAdams and Cillian Murphy in Wes Craven’s Red Eye, playing a minor role as a secret service agent.

The 32-year-old actor recently could be seen as Dr. Graham Legiere in an episode of the Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz vehicle “Bones.” Also, he guest starred as sleazy man in “Saving Venice: Film at Eleven,” an episode of the comedy show “Pepper Dennis,” starring Rebecca Romijn in the title role.

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