Biography

Colin Edward Quinn (born June 6, 1959) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. On television, he is best known for his work on Saturday Night Live, where he anchored Weekend Update, on MTV's 1980s game show Remote Control, where he served as the announcer/sidekick, and as host of Comedy Central's late-night panel show Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. Notable film work includes his role as Dooey in A Night at the Roxbury, Dickey Bailey in the Grown Ups films and playing Amy Schumer's father in the film Trainwreck. Comedians such as Jerry Seinfeld and Dave Attell cite him as the quintessential New York comedian.

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Colin Edward Quinn (born June 6, 1959) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. On television, he is best known for his work on Saturday Night Live, where he anchored Weekend Update, on MTV's 1980s game show Remote Control, where he served as the announcer/sidekick, and as host of Comedy Central's late-night panel show Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. Notable film work includes his role as Dooey in A Night at the Roxbury, Dickey Bailey in the Grown Ups films and playing Amy Schumer's father in the film Trainwreck. Comedians such as Jerry Seinfeld and Dave Attell cite him as the quintessential New York comedian.

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 39

Birthday 1959-06-06

Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Sandy Wexler as Kevin Connors
2016 Colin Quinn: The New York Story as Himself
2016 Horace and Pete(1 episode) as Jimmy
2015 Colin Quinn: Unconstitutional as Himself
2015 Trainwreck as Gordon Townsend
2015 Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special as Himself
2013 Grown Ups 2 as Dickie Bailey
2012 That's My Boy as Strip Club DJ
2011 Cheat as Delivery Boy
2011 Colin Quinn: Long Story Short as Himself
2010 Grown Ups as Dickie Bailey
2010 The Green Room with Paul Provenza(1 episode) as Himself
2008 Harold as Reedy
2005 Comedy Central Roast of Jeff Foxworthy
2003 Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary as Himself
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
2003 Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! as Himself
2003 When Stand Up Stood Out as Himself
2002 Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn(58 episodes)
2002 Comedian as Himself
2002 The Colin Quinn Show(3 episodes)
1998 A Night at the Roxbury as Dooley
1998 A Night at the Roxbury as Dooey
1997 The View(1 episode)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(5 episodes)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(5 episodes)
1993 Who's the Man? as Frankie Flynn
1992 The Ben Stiller Show(1 episode)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(1 episode)
1989 Remote Control(0 episodes)
1989 One Night Stand(1 episode)
1988 Married to the Mob as Homicide Detective
1988 Crocodile Dundee II as Onlooker at Mansion
1975 Saturday Night Live(81 episodes) as Various
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode) as Himself
1900 Crooked Lines as Annoying Customer
1900 Howard Stern on Demand(0 episodes)
1900 2 Hip 4 TV(0 episodes)

Writing

2016 Colin Quinn: The New York StoryWriter
2015 Colin Quinn: UnconstitutionalWriter
2011 Colin Quinn: Long Story ShortWriter
2002 The Colin Quinn Show(3 episodes)Writer
1996 Celtic PrideStory
1990 In Living Color(131 episodes)Writer
1975 Saturday Night Live(944 episodes)Writer
1900 Colin Quinn: Long Story Short(0 episodes)Writer

Creator

2002 Tough Crowd with Colin QuinnCreator

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