Aidan Quinn

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Aidan Quinn is an Irish-American actor. He made his film debut in 1984 in Reckless. His films include Desperately Seeking Susan, The Mission, Stakeout, Benny and Joon, Legends of the Fall, Frankenstein, and Michael Collins.

Quinn was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Irish parents. He was brought up as a Roman Catholic and raised in Chicago and Rockford, Illinois, as well as in Dublin and Birr, County Offaly, in Ireland. His mother, Teresa, was a homemaker, and also worked as a bookkeeper and in the travel business, and his father, Michael Quinn, was a professor of literature. He has three brothers and a sister. His older brother, Declan Quinn, is a noted cinematographer while his younger sister Marian is an actress, director and writer. Though a roofer by trade, Quinn got his start in the Chicago theater at age 19. He trained at the Piven Theatre Workshop.

Quinn is married to the actress Elizabeth Bracco, sister of actress Lorraine Bracco. They have two daughters: Ava (b. 1989) and Mia (b. 1998), who appeared as a ghost in the supernatural love story film The Eclipse.

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Aidan Quinn is an Irish-American actor. He made his film debut in 1984 in Reckless. His films include Desperately Seeking Susan, The Mission, Stakeout, Benny and Joon, Legends of the Fall, Frankenstein, and Michael Collins.

Quinn was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Irish parents. He was brought up as a Roman Catholic and raised in Chicago and Rockford, Illinois, as well as in Dublin and Birr, County Offaly, in Ireland. His mother, Teresa, was a homemaker, and also worked as a bookkeeper and in the travel business, and his father, Michael Quinn, was a professor of literature. He has three brothers and a sister. His older brother, Declan Quinn, is a noted cinematographer while his younger sister Marian is an actress, director and writer. Though a roofer by trade, Quinn got his start in the Chicago theater at age 19. He trained at the Piven Theatre Workshop.

Quinn is married to the actress Elizabeth Bracco, sister of actress Lorraine Bracco. They have two daughters: Ava (b. 1989) and Mia (b. 1998), who appeared as a ghost in the supernatural love story film The Eclipse.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Aidan Quinn, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Known Credits 78

Birthday 1959-03-08

Place of Birth Chicago - Illinois - USA

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2013 Stay as Dermot
2013 Rushlights as Cameron Brogden
2013 If I Were You as Derek
2013 The Last Keepers as John
2012 Allegiance as Lieutenant Colonel Owens
2012 The Horses Of McBride as Matt Davidson
2012 Festival of Lights as Adem
2012 Elementary(97 episodes) as Cpt. Thomas Gregson
2012 The Stand Up as Sandy
2011 The Greening of Whitney Brown as Henry Brown
2011 Prime Suspect(14 episodes) as Kevin Sweeney
2011 The 5th Quarter as Steven Abbate
2011 Unknown as Martin B.
2010 Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright as Charlie Wright
2010 Sarah's Key as William Rainsferd
2010 Flipped as Richard Baker
2009 White Collar(1 episode) as Professor George Oswald
2009 A Shine of Rainbows as Alec
2009 Handsome Harry
2009 The Eclipse as Nicholas Holden
2008 Canterbury's Law(5 episodes)
2008 Wild Child as Gerry Moore
2007 32A as Frank Brennan
2007 Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee as Henry Dawes
2007 Dark Matter as Jacob Reiser
2006 The Exonerated as Kerry
2006 The Book of Daniel(10 episodes)
2005 Mayday as John Berry
2005 Weeds(4 episodes) as CEO
2005 Empire Falls
2005 Nine Lives as Henry
2005 Empire Falls(9 episodes)
2004 Return to Sender as Frank Nitzche
2004 Shadow of Fear as Detective Scofield
2004 Cavedweller as Clint Windsor
2003 Miracle Run as Douglas Thomas
2003 Song For a Raggy Boy as William Franklin
2003 Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor as Gen. Benedict Arnold
2002 Evelyn as Nick Barron
2002 Stolen Summer as Joe O'Malley
2001 Night Visions(1 episode)
2001 Songcatcher as Tom Bledsoe
2000 Two Of Us as Paul McCartney
2000 The Prince and the Pauper as Miles Hendon
1999 Music of the Heart as Brian Turner
1999 Third Watch(5 episodes) as Lieutenant John Miller
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(1 episode)
1999 This Is My Father as Kieran O'Day
1999 In Dreams as Paul Cooper
1998 Practical Magic as Gary Hallet
1997 Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for Livingstone as Henry Morton Stanley
1997 The Assignment as Annibal Ramirez / Carlos
1997 The View(3 episodes)
1997 Commandments as Seth Warner
1996 Michael Collins as Harry Roland
1996 Looking For Richard as Richmond
1995 Haunted as Prof. David Ash
1995 The Stars Fell on Henrietta as Don Day
1995 Lumière and Company as Himself
1994 Legends of the Fall as Alfred Ludlow
1994 Frankenstein as Cap. Robert Walton
1994 Blink as Detective John Hallstrom
1993 Benny & Joon as Benjamin 'Benny' Pearl
1992 A Private Matter as Bob Finkbine
1992 The Playboys as Tom Casey
1991 At Play in the Fields of the Lord as Martin Quarrier
1991 Lies of the Twins as James McEwan / Jonathan McEwan
1990 Avalon as Jules Kaye
1990 The Handmaid's Tale as Nick
1989 The Lemon Sisters as Frankie McGuinness
1989 Perfect Witness as Sam Paxton
1988 Crusoe as Crusoe
1987 Stakeout as Richard "Stick" Montgomery
1986 The Mission as Felipe Mendoza
1985 An Early Frost as Michael Pierson
1985 Desperately Seeking Susan as Dez
1984 Reckless as Johnny Rourke
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame(1 episode)

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