Joan Collins: Dad taught me to never trust fame
including Jerry Lewis and Collins’ "Dynasty" co-star John James came out to celebrate the film and TV icon.
James praised the British beauty for her toughness in the cutthroat entertainment industry.
“To be in this business you have to be tough. She never gives up. She never stops. She’s always going, like Joan Rivers," Collins said. "She managed to take the role of Alexis and build that into a major career.”
Actress Arlene Dahl also credited Collins' tenacity.
“She’s got guts. She believes in herself, and she has talent, and beauty," said Dahl. "So that’s what it takes.”
Legendary comic Jerry Lewis joked Collins,, did so well “because she looks so nice," but Collins said it was her late father, Joseph, who instilled her winning attitude.