Viola Lynn Collins (born May 16, 1977), better known as Lynn Collins, is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Kayla Silverfox in the live-action film X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Collins was born in Houston, Texas. She attended the Juilliard School for Drama and has had experience on both stage and screen in Shakespearean roles. In 2004, she played the role of Portia in the critically well-received film The Merchant of Venice, based on Shakespeare's play, starring opposite Al Pacino, Joseph Fiennes and Jeremy Irons. In 2010, Collins filmed Unconditional in Nashville, Tennessee, playing Sam. The film is directed by Brent McCorkle and was originally titled "Firebird". She will play Dejah Thoris in the film John Carter. In 2006, Collins began dating actor Steven Strait. Strait announced the couple's engagement in 2008, and the two were later married.
50 First Dates
50 First Dates is a 2004 American romantic comedy film directed by Peter Segal and written by George Wing. The film stars Adam Sandler as a woman-chasing veterinarian and Drew Barrymore as an amnesiac, along with Rob Schneider, Sean Astin, Lusia Strus, Blake Clark, and Dan Aykroyd. Most of the film was shot on location in Oahu, Hawaii on the Windward side and the North Shore. Sandler and Barrymore won an MTV award. This is the second of their two films to date as costars, the first being The Wedding Singer. The fictitious memory impairment suffered by Barrymore's character is similar to short term memory loss and Anterograde amnesia. Henry Roth (Sandler) is a womanizing marine-life veterinarian who cares for animals in an aquatic amusement park in Hawaii. The film begins with a review of Henry's sexual conquests and scenes of him at work with his assistants Ula (Schneider) and Alexa (Strus). One morning, Henry meets Lucy Whitmore (Barrymore), a local art teacher, in a café. They hit it off and agree to meet the next day, but when Henry returns, Lucy has no memory of him or their previous meeting. Pulling him aside to where Lucy cannot hear them, the café owner explains to Henry