Aidan Quinn

About Aidan Quinn

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: March 08, 1959
Birth Place: Chicago, United States
Residence: New York City
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1983–present
Spouse(s): Elizabeth Bracco (m. 1987)
Children: 2

Aidan Quinn

Aidan Quinn was born on March 08, 1959 in Chicago, United States, is Actor. Hailing from a middle class family, Aidan Quinn went on to become a Hollywood actor. With his natural flair for acting, the charismatic actor has established himself in the industry by catering to a variety of roles. Apart from portraying the good guy in movies like ‘Avalon’ or ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’, he also impersonated a most wanted fugitive in his movie the ‘Assignment’. Having co-starred with some of the big names of the movie industry like Brad Pitt, Liam Neeson, Johny Depp and Pierce Brosnan in movies like ‘Legend of the Fall’, ‘Michael Collins’ and ‘Evelyn’, the actor likes to remain inconspicuous. The intelligent and sensitive characters he portrays have become his forte. The actor initially worked as a roofer, before discovering his passion for acting. Trying out his luck in theatres at Dublin, he moved out to Chicago when he realised work was hard to come by in the city. He started taking lessons in acting at the ‘Piven Theatre Workshop’. His portrayals of a gay lawyer in the NBC Drama ‘An Early Frost’ and a man on a death row in ‘The Exoneration’ are a few examples of the actor’s versatility. Though mostly seen in supporting roles, this actor has a slew of works to his credit. With an acting career spanning almost 30 years, his net worth is apparently estimated at $9 million. Aidan is also associated with a charity ‘Age UK’, which is involved with helping the elderly throughout the United Kingdom
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Popular As Aidan Quinn
Occupation Film & Theater Personalities
Age 64 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born March 08, 1959 (Chicago, United States)
Birthday March 08
Town/City Chicago, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Aidan Quinn’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Aidan Quinn was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.

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In 1983, Quinn lost the role of Jesus Christ when Paramount Pictures dropped the distribution rights to the Martin Scorsese movie The Last Temptation of Christ. When Universal Pictures picked up the film, the role went to Willem Dafoe. In the meantime, Quinn starred as protagonist in the film Crusoe, finished in 1989.


His first significant film role was in Reckless, followed by a breakthrough role in Desperately Seeking Susan as the character "Dez" (the love interest of the character played by Rosanna Arquette). Quinn next starred in the controversial television film An Early Frost, about a young gay Lawyer dying of AIDS (it was broadcast on NBC on November 11, 1985, and co-starred Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara and Sylvia Sidney). He received his first Emmy Award nomination for the role which allowed him to gain recognition in Hollywood. He made a short impressive contribution as Robert De Niro's brother in The Mission. He played escaped convict Richard "Stick" Montgomery in the action comedy Stakeout opposite Richard Dreyfuss and Emilio Estevez.


In 1987, Quinn married his Stakeout co-star, Elizabeth Bracco (sister of Actress Lorraine Bracco). They have two daughters: Mia (b. 1998) and Ava Eileen (b. 1989) , who has autism. Ava appeared as the baby "David" in Avalon, and Mia played a ghost in The Eclipse. Former residents of Englewood, New Jersey, Quinn and his family now live in Palisades, Rockland County, New York and Marbletown in the Catskills / Woodstock region of Ulster County, New York.


During the 1990s, he appeared in Legends of the Fall, Benny & Joon, The Handmaid's Tale, Haunted and Practical Magic. He also starred in Michael Collins, Song for a Raggy Boy, This Is My Father, and Evelyn. He played a small cameo as the captain of a doomed Arctic vessel in the Francis Ford Coppola-produced adaptation of Frankenstein.


In 2000, Quinn portrayed Paul McCartney in the VH1 television drama, Two of Us.


Quinn spoke at the 2003 "Night of Too Many Stars" gala benefiting The Autism Coalition. He was an honorary board member of the National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR), which merged with Autism Speaks.


Quinn appeared in the 2005 movie The Exonerated a true story about people on death row who had been freed in which Quinn played Kerry Max Cook.


Quinn played the main character on the NBC drama The Book of Daniel, in 2006. The show was canceled after the first three weeks of its run, and its last five episodes never aired. In 2007, Quinn received his second Emmy nomination for the television movie Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.


Quinn has participated in charity golf events for the East Lake Foundation, a community redevelopment program, and Samuel L. Jackson's "One for the Boys" campaign about testicular cancer awareness. In 2010, Quinn attended a premiere benefit screening of A Shine of Rainbows for the International Children's Media Center (ICMC) and The American Ireland Fund (AIF). In 1991, he read a segment from Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis as part of MTV's "Books: Feed Your Head" literacy promotion PSAs.


He starred as "Dermot" opposite Taylor Schilling (Abby) in the Canadian-Irish drama film Stay (2013).

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