Who Is Peter Capaldi’s Wife?
Elaine Collins is an actress and the wife of Peter Dougan Capaldi. Elaine’s husband Peter Capaldi is a Scottish actor, director, writer, and musician. He is known for his portrayal of the twelfth incarnation of the title character in the British science-fiction television program ‘Doctor Who’ and as ‘Malcolm Tucker’ in the British comedy television series ‘The Thick of It’. He has established himself as one of the leading actors on stage, and screen.
Elaine Collins: Bio Summary
|wife of Peter Capaldi
|Date of birth
|April 21, 1958
|Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
Elaine Collins was born on April 21, 1958, in Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK. As of 2023, Elaine is 65 years old. She has not provided any information about her parents. She may have siblings but their details are not available at the moment. There’s no information about her childhood, family background, and education, among other vital details. She is an actress, producer, and script editor.
As a script editor, Elaine Collins has worked in A Touch of Frost and Vera. She is the executive producer of Shetland and Vera. She is the associate producer of Strictly Sinatra. She has two upcoming projects in which she is an executive producer of: They F**k You Up and Criminal Record. She has 29 acting credits looking at her IMDb profile.
Elaine Collins has appeared in Five Red Herrings, The Hill of the Red Fox, Sutherland’s Law, The Mackinnons, The Sunday Drama, Scottish Playbill, The House with the Green Shutters, and Play for Today. She had a role as Ruby (uncredited) in Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes. She played Janice in City Lights and Scots Girl in The Comic Strip Presents.
Elaine Collins has appeared in TV Series including Snakes and Ladders, Selling Hitler, The Play on One, Civvies, Strathblair, The Bill, and Rab C. Nesbitt. She appeared as Yvonne in Soft Top Hard Shoulder. She starred as Miss Cicely in Franz Kafka’s It’s a Wonderful Life, Mary Donachie in Thief Takers, Blonde Woman in The Empty Mirror, and Lisa in EastEnders.
Elaine Collins is known for Seeds. She has also portrayed the role of Mrs. Grant in Mrs. Brown, Laura Robb in Psychos, and Dulcie in The Wyvern Mystery. She appeared in Taggart and Silent Witness.
How Did Elaine Collins And Peter Capaldi Meet?
Elaine Collins met her then-future husband Peter Capaldi in a touring production for the Paines Plough Theatre Company. The two met in the year 1983. Per reports, they confessed the love they have for each other after a few drinks on the show’s first night. Peter reportedly moved to London while Elaine was in Glasgow but she soon joined Peter.
The daily record has it that, when Peter Capaldi proposed marriage to Elaine Collins, it took five years before she accepted. They walked down the aisle in June 1991, in a lavish ceremony at Country Club Hotel in Strathblane, Stirlingshire. They have been married for more than 30 years. Their marriage has been blessed with a daughter, Cecily Capaldi.
The power couple, Elaine Collins and Peter Capaldi have worked together on projects including the comedy-drama film, Soft Top Hard Shoulder, written by Peter. According to Elaine: “We love working together but believe it’s important to have our own separate careers too.” Elaine and her husband Peter are still together and there is no sign of separation. They live in Muswell Hill, London with their daughter, Cecily.
Besides her husband Peter Capaldi, Elaine Collins has not been romantically linked with any man. Nothing is known about her past relationships or marriages. She has remained loyal to her husband. She is also a supportive wife. Her husband, Peter has said that she is the foundation for his career. He attributes a lot of his success to Elaine.
“I don’t think I would have the career I’ve had if it wasn’t for her support”, he said. Speaking in an interview with The Sydney Morning Herald, Peter Capaldi said: “She’s fabulous and I love her. She looks after me and keeps my feet on the ground. I don’t always want my feet on the ground but she keeps them there [another long laugh]. I think it’s important to try and have perspective, you know, about how lucky we are. Elaine certainly helps me with my perspective.”