Colin Egglesfield is an American actor best known for his television roles as Josh Madden in All My Children (2005-2009) and as Auggie Kirkpatrick in Melrose Place, from 2009-2010.
Egglesfield was born in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Following high school, Colin attended Illinois Wesleyan University, then transferred to the University of Iowa a year later to pursue a degree in biology/pre-med, in hopes of following in his father's footsteps.
After earning his degree, Egglesfield took a break to travel. While exploring, he was discovered by famed photographer Bruce Weber, which immediately led to model work for Ralph Lauren, Versace and Calvin Klein.
In 1997, he moved to New York City, where he furthered his modeling career and began to book national commercials and guest appearances on such TV shows as Law & Order: SVU and Leap of Faith.
Egglesfield went to Los Angeles to further his career and immediately landed guest appearances on Gilmore Girls, Nip/Tuck and Charmed. He was also cast in lead and supporting roles in films such as Must Love Dogs, Beautiful Dreamer and The Good Guy.
After he landed a regular role as Erica Kane's son on All My Children, Egglesfield returned to New York.
When not filming, Egglesfield runs his own T-shirt Company, Shout Out!.