Dmitri “Misha” Collins is an American actor. Misha Collins was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Richard Edward Krushnic and Rebecca Tippens. He was raised in an irreligious family. Before acting, he interned for four months at the White House during the Clinton Administration in the Office of Presidential Personnel.
Collins is the co-founder and board president of Random Acts of Kindness, a non-profit organization dedicated to funding and inspiring acts of kindness around the world. Collins founded the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen (GISHWHES) in 2011. Entrance fees for the international competition go towards Random Acts, and in 2012, GISHWHES broke the world record for most pledges to perform an act of kindness. He is best known for his role as the angel Castiel on the CW television series Supernatural (2008–present).