Colby Minifie is a 31-year-old American actress known for her role in The Boys ( 2019-2023) and Jessica Jones (2015-2019) a Netflix series and Fear The Walking Dead.
Although she has been in the acting business since 2005 in the theatres, it was until 2009 that she took to the screen. Since then, she has appeared in over 20 TV shows and films.
A Fleeting Biography of Colby Minifie
Colby Minifie was born on January 31, 1992, in New York to her parents, Eleanor Kemp and William Haden Minifie. Her father was an opera singer and in line with that, Colby, developed a flair for acting right from childhood, and at the age of 11, she was already acting.
She was part of the Young Arts Scholars – a charity organization that helped to nurture young and emerging talents as high-school artists where she was fully involved in the film discipline.
After her elementary education, she moved to the City University of New York, Macaulay Honors College where she studied Film Theory and Studio Art and bagged a degree in the discipline.
A look into Her Career in Hollywood
In 2005, Colby Minifie had one of her first recorded performances after she took a theatre role in her college production of The Pillowman.
Her career took shape in 2009 when she acted in the films; The Greatest, The Winning Season, and the TV series Law & order. The actress gained a name for herself, paving the way to appear in other films and TV series including the following:
- Beware The Gonzo (2010)
- Camilla Dickinson (2012)
- Submission ( Ruby)
- I‘m Thinking Of Ending Things (2020)
- Jessica Jones (5 Episodes-2015)
- Dietland (2 Episodes- 2018)
- The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (5 Episodes- 2018)
- Fear The Walking Dead (11 Episodes-2019-2021)
- The Boys (Seasons 1&2-)
Beyond just the performances, she has also been recognized with an award from NewFest: New York’s LGBT Film Festival for best performance. Colby Minifie was nominated twice for Best Supporting Actress by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Horror Films and Best TV Ensemble for the IGN Summer Movie Award.
Colby has shared the screen with actors like Kim Dickens, Alycia Debnam, Jessica Bradley, and Adam Bourke.
Unlike Other Actors, Colby Gets to Choose What Roles She Plays
According to the experienced actress, she is specific about the roles she takes because she wouldn’t want to be part of any cast that puts a message that she can’t stand.
Getting roles as an actor is never certain and it is quite difficult to get one irrespective of your experience and skill. However the case may be, most actors are willing to jump on any role that is offered, and often times they don’t depict the message the piece is trying to portray.
For Colby, these are things she considers before she takes a role. Also, she said she is out of practice and getting back to the mental act of auditioning that she gives what she thinks of the script and doesn’t think about what they want.
She Worked With John Guare as a Novice and Later as an Experienced Actress
In her early days of acting in the theatre where she was an understudy, the actress worked with one of New york’s veteran playwrights and screenwriters, John Guare.
They worked on the Landscape of The Body in the theatre which was after she acquired her Equity card after her first play at the Theatre.
After 11 years, they met again to work on Six Degrees but this time, Colby gained experience as an actress that expanded her mind and learned how to really read and write a paper and have a strong assertion.
The 31-year-old is a Dancer
The actress during her college days attended National Dance Institute where she spent four years performing.
Although it was free and everyone could join, the NDI dance classes were taught by professional artists who worked with about 6,500 New York school children that included Colby. The program involved choreography and a variety of high-energy dances.
At Her Leisure Time, She Enjoys Reading and Hiking
Having busy schedules can be quite tasking, especially being on set. The actress in her free time loves to enjoy the free fresh air and hiking is one of her favorite things she does to relax and recharge.
Aside from that, Colby is an avid reader who enjoys reading. On several events, she has shared a cover of what book she was currently reading on her Instagram with her followers.
The New York Native is in a Relationship
Colby is in a beautiful relationship with Maren Lord who is also an actress. They met at a function where Colby was drawn to Maren’s voice, laughter, and sense of humor.
Afterward, they met in Mexico during a retreat and for Colby, it was an affirmation that she was the love of her life and couldn’t resist being with the beautiful soul.
The actresses have a lot they connect to and one of the attributes that make their bond stronger is the theatre which they both have a passion for.
The Actress Has a Worth of Noth Less Than $100,000
Colby Minifie has come a long way in her acting career having put in more than a decade and has taken part in different productions across platforms. That said, it is thanks to this that she has an estimated net worth of over $100,000.
According to reports, the average salary of an actor in the United States per hour is $ 16.12 per hour, and makes over $31,424per year. As an experienced actress, she makes more than $65,000 per year.