Aidan Quinn



  • Birth Place: Chicago, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/08/1959, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor
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Aidan Quinn Fast Facts:
  • Parents immigrated to the U.S. from Ireland before he was born, but he spent most of his childhood split between Illinois and Ireland.
  • Trained at the Piven Theatre Workshop in Evanston, IL, run by Jeremy Piven's father, Byrne, and made his stage debut opposite Byrne Piven in 1979 in The Man in 605.
  • Made his film debut in the 1984 drama Reckless, but made his name a year later in Desperately Seeking Susan and the TV-movie An Early Frost.
  • The 1998 romantic drama This Is My Father starred Aidan, was written and directed by his brother Paul, with cinematography by brother Declan and featured a cameo by his sister Marian.
  • Brother-in-law of actress Lorraine Bracco.
  • Works with several autism-related organizations; his daughter, Ava, was diagnosed with the disorder when she was a toddler.
  • Aidan Quinn Relationships:
  • Ava Eileen Quinn - Daughter
  • Elizabeth Bracco - Wife
  • Mia Quinn - Daughter
  • Marian Quinn - Sister
  • Declan Quinn - Brother
  • Teresa Quinn - Mother
  • Michael Quinn - Father
  • Robert Quinn - Brother
  • Paul Quinn - Brother
  • Aidan Quinn Awards:
  • 1986 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • 2007 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2000 Sundance Film Festival: Special Jury Prize for Outstanding Ensemble Performance (Dramatic) - Winner
  • College:
  • DePaul University, Chicgao, IL (BFA in Acting)

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