Actor Colby Donaldson

Celebrity Q&A, People
on January 10, 2012

Q: What can you tell me about the man who conducts the shooting challenges on Top Shot on History Channel?

—R.E. McClintock, Franklin, Pa.

Colby Donaldson, 37, who was born in Christoval, Texas, was runner-up of TV's Survivor: The Australian Outback. The actor has appeared in the television shows Bones, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Just Shoot Me and Reba, and in the movie Red Eye. A graduate of Texas Tech University, Donaldson is a self-taught welder and metal fabricator and owns a hot-rod restoration business. His hobbies include water skiing, mountain biking and spending time in rural West Texas. "Life is all about balance," he says. "The best way for me to offset the L.A. hustle is to load up my dog and head to the ranch to spend some quality time with my family, friends and Mother Nature."