Dr. Mark Collier

George Hamilton

EPISODE 31


Columbo Villains -  Dr. Mark Collier

Last Words to Columbo: "He's blind...he's blind"



A clinical hypnotist (Dr Mark Collier played by George Hamilton) kills the husband of one of his patients during a violent confrontation after the victim uncovers his wife's affair with the hypnotist. The patient, who witnessed the event, is convinced by the hypnotist to lie to the police but when she eventually becomes a liability, he kills her by encouraging her to take a 'swan dive' off her hotel balcony.
George Hamilton is an American actor and producer who has appeared in numerous films, television shows, and stage productions. He was born on August 12, 1939, in Memphis, Tennessee. Hamilton began his acting career in the late 1950s and has since appeared in over 100 film and television productions.Some of Hamilton's most notable film roles include "Love at First Bite," "The Godfather Part III," and "Zorro, The Gay Blade." He also appeared in the original Broadway production of the musical "Chicago" in 1975.Hamilton is known for his handsome looks and debonair style, which earned him the nickname "The Tanned One." He has also been a popular guest on talk shows and reality television programs, including "Dancing with the Stars" and "The Celebrity Apprentice."In addition to his acting career, Hamilton has also worked as a producer, with credits including "Doc Hollywood" and "8 Heads in a Duffel Bag." He has been honored with several awards and nominations, including a Golden Globe nomination for his role in "Love at First Bite."