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Colleen, who played heroine Barbara Ryan, has worked professionally since the age of nine and became committed to her career while attending Catholic University of America, where she majored in Theater. Colleen made her Broadway debut in Bring Back Birdie with Chita Rivera and Donald O'Connor. Her film debut was in John Huston's adaptation of Annie.
Colleen is also a talented stage actress and has toured extensively with the Army Special Services in Europe as well as national tours.
She has a total of six children: four girls and two boys. Colleen devotes much of her time to the national chapters of Easter Seals, the March of Dimes, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She has also volunteered her time and talent to Bread and Roses, an AIDS hospice in Connecticut.
Colleen's hobbies include interior design, 18th and19th century antiques, and gardening.
Women on the Ledge
As The World Turns
Barbara Ryan Stenbeck Munson Dixon Munson Munson Montgomery
1978 to September 17, 2010
You Better Watch Out
Bring Back Birdie
They're Playing Our Song
The Star-Spangled Girl
Barefoot in the Park
Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2002, 2011)
Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress (2001)
Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2011)
Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress (2005, 2008)
PLACE OF BIRTH: Barrington, Illinois
DATE OF BIRTH: January 20, 1955
MARITAL STATUS: Married/Estranged, Mark Pinter
[Aug 9, 1987]
: Zenk Pinter readies to celebrate 25 years on ATWT. [Jul 31, 2000]
: Colleen Zenk Pinter earns first Daytime Emmy nomination. [May 18, 2001]
: ATWT actress diagnosed with oral cancer. [Oct 27, 2007]
: Colleen Zenk Pinter arrested on DUI charges. [Apr 7, 2010]