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Aidan Quinn is a Actor and Executive producer American born on 8 march 1959 at Chicago (USA)

Aidan Quinn

Aidan Quinn
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Nationality USA
Birth 8 march 1959 (65 years) at Chicago (USA)

Aidan Quinn (born March 8, 1959) is an Irish-American actor, who made his film debut in Reckless (1984). He has starred in over 50 feature films, including Desperately Seeking Susan (1985), The Mission (1986), Stakeout (1987), Avalon (1990), Benny & Joon (1993), Legends of the Fall (1994), Frankenstein (1994), Michael Collins (1996), Practical Magic (1998), and Unknown (2011).
Quinn has received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for his work in An Early Frost (1985) and Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007). He currently plays Captain Thomas "Tommy" Gregson in the CBS television series Elementary.


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.

As an avid sports fan, Quinn supports the Chicago Cubs, the Green Bay Packers, Michael Jordan, Rory McIlroy, and Roger Federer.

Best films

Legends of the Fall (1995)
Unknown (2011)
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
Stakeout (1987)
Practical Magic (1998)
Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

Usually with

Stephen Rea
Stephen Rea
(6 films)
Declan Quinn
Declan Quinn
(2 films)
Neil Jordan
Neil Jordan
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Aidan Quinn (64 films)

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Festival of Lights, 2h
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Rape and revenge films
Actors Melinda Shankar, Aidan Quinn, Jimi Mistry
Roles Adem
Rating72% 3.603623.603623.603623.603623.60362
Separated from her father when their family immigrates from Guyana, a young girl comes of age in New York City. Battling through a troubled youth and a broken relationship with her mother, she struggles to find peace and discover the secret of what happened to her father.
The Stand Up, 1h22
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about education
Actors Margarita Levieva, Arija Bareikis, Aidan Quinn, Justine Cotsonas, Jennifer Mudge, Jackson Nicoll
Roles Sandy
Rating67% 3.391233.391233.391233.391233.39123
Stand-up comic Zoe Hardwick is desperately in love with his beautiful girlfriend, Miranda (Julia Dennis). When she dies tragically, Zoe is devastated and drops his budding career, moves back home, and pines after his departed love for a year. His father, the principal of an elementary school, decides that one year of moping around the house is enough and forces Zoe to take a job teaching kindergarten, Zoe finds himself standing before a very different demographic. The innocent insights of the children help Zoe in finally healing. He meets fellow kindergarten teacher, Veronica (Margarita Levieva) and a new love is kindled.
The Horses of McBride, 2h
Directed by Anne Wheeler
Origin Canada
Genres Drama
Actors Aidan Quinn, MacKenzie Porter, Kari Matchett, Scott Hylands, Caroline Cave, Greyston Holt
Roles Matt Davidson
Rating64% 3.239753.239753.239753.239753.23975
Au cours du sauvetage de deux touristes imprudents, Matt Davidson et son fils découvrent deux chevaux très mal en point, piégés par la neige dans la montagne. La décision la plus raisonnable est d'abréger leurs souffrances, mais la fille de Matt, Nicki, décide de se battre pour les sauver. Dans un élan de générosité, toute la population de McBride se mobilise pour creuser une tranchée qui permettra de conduire les malheureuses bêtes hors de danger.
Allegiance (2012)
, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Themes Political films
Actors Aidan Quinn, Shad Moss, Seth Gabel, Reshma Shetty, Malik Yoba, Dominic Fumusa
Roles Lieutenant Colonel Owens
Rating47% 2.370512.370512.370512.370512.37051
In October 2004, a New York Army National Guard unit prepares for an upcoming deployment to Iraq. First Lieutenant Danny Selfton, the executive officer of his company, was transferred to a non-deploying public affairs unit due to influence from his politically powerful father but is present to assist in the final preparations. Specialist Reyes, a combat medic in the same unit, applied for a compassionate reassignment due to his son suffering from lung cancer. However, his request for reassignment was denied by his battalion commander Lieutenant Colonel Owens due to his needed medical skills for the upcoming deployment.
Unknown (2011)
, 1h53
Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Medical-themed films, Transport films, L'usurpation d'identité, Films about automobiles, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Road movies, Chase films, Escroquerie
Actors Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger, January Jones, Aidan Quinn, Frank Langella, Bruno Ganz
Roles Martin B.
Rating67% 3.399293.399293.399293.399293.39929
Dr. Martin Harris and his wife Liz arrive in Berlin for a biotechnology summit. Martin realizes he left his briefcase at the airport and takes a taxi to retrieve it. When they are involved in an accident, the driver, Gina, rescues him and flees the scene, as she is an illegal immigrant. Martin regains consciousness at a hospital after having been in a coma for four days.
The Greening of Whitney Brown
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about horses
Actors Sammi Hanratty, Brooke Shields, Aidan Quinn, Kris Kristofferson, Natalia Dyer, Keith David
Roles Henry Brown
Rating52% 2.63332.63332.63332.63332.6333
The Greening of Whitney Brown follows the misadventures of Whitney Brown (Sammi Hanratty), a privileged and popular Philadelphia teenager whose world is upended when her parents, Henry (Aidan Quinn) and Joan (Brooke Shields), experience sudden economic problems that necessitate a family move to Whitney's grandparents' old farm in the country. There, far from her dizzying world of shallow girlfriends, endless parties and school pressures, she finds a new best pal: Bob, a beautiful and spirited Gypsy Vanner horse owned by her new neighbor Dusty (Kris Kristofferson), a crusty rancher who turns out to be her estranged grandfather. Through her new relationships with Bob, Dusty and her parents, Whitney rediscovers what it means to respect not only nature and her family, but also someone very special she had almost lost touch with: herself. She gets invited to a "hoedown" by two girls who saw Whitney's hand sewn dress but Whitney ruins her chances when she dresses us for a "rodeo". Her mom goes to Boston to meet with her husband who got an interview and Whitney stays with her grandfather. She sneaks out and eventually gets to her old school's fall formal. She straightens everything out stating the one of her supposed BFFs told lies to everyone to become the "it" girl. The family then decides to stay at their grandfather's house with Bob.
Flipped (2010)
, 1h30
Directed by Rob Reiner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Madeline Carroll, Callan McAuliffe, Rebecca De Mornay, Morgan Lily, Anthony Edwards, John Mahoney
Roles Richard Baker
Rating77% 3.8541053.8541053.8541053.8541053.854105
In 1957, when second-graders Bryce Loski and Julianna "Juli" Baker first meet, Juli knows it's love, but Bryce isn't so sure. Girl-phobic and easily embarrassed, young Bryce does everything he can to keep away as much as possible from Juli for the next six years, which isn't easy since they go to the same school and live across the street from each other. When they start the sixth grade, Bryce hopes that he can get rid of Juli so he asks the girl Juli hates the most, Sherry Stalls, out on a date. This plan of Bryce's works for a while up until his best friend, Garrett, takes an interest in Sherry and tells her the truth about Bryce asking her out, she doesn't take it well and angrily slaps Bryce (which Juli watches with amusement from the door). Juli finds out Bryce and Sherry break up; she goes back to her regular Bryce-obsessed self.
Jonah Hex
Jonah Hex (2010)
, 1h21
Directed by Jimmy Hayward
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Western
Themes Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Josh Brolin, John Malkovich, Megan Fox, Michael Fassbender, Will Arnett, Michael Shannon
Roles Ulysses S. Grant
Rating47% 2.352392.352392.352392.352392.35239
During the American Civil War, Jonah Hex (Josh Brolin) served as a Confederate cavalryman until his commanding officer, Quentin Turnbull (John Malkovich), a general for the Confederates who is obsessed with the fall of the Union, ordered him to burn down a hospital. Hex refused, and was forced to kill his best friend, Turnbull's son Jeb. After the war, a vengeful Turnbull and his right-hand man, Burke (Michael Fassbender), a psychopathic sadist, tie up Hex and force him to watch as his house is burned down with his wife and son inside. Turnbull then brands Hex's face with his initials, "QT", and leaves him to die of thirst or exposure. Days later, American Indians find Jonah and revive him with their mystical powers. While they did manage to bring Jonah back from the dead, it is stated that they couldn't bring "all of him back". As a result, Jonah acquired the ability to, as long as he maintains physical contact with the corpse, temporarily resurrect and communicate with the dead; the corpse physically and mentally brought back to physical condition prior to death (apparently, only Jonah sees them restored like that. To everyone else, they continue to seem decayed and lifeless). It is also explained that the fresher the dead, the quicker that body begins to burn up as they are being touched. Once contact is broken, the corpse instantaneously reverts to its former, lifeless condition. When Turnbull apparently dies in a hotel fire, Hex satisfies his hunger for vengeance by turning to bounty hunting.
Sarah's Key, 1h51
Directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Origin France
Genres Drama, War
Themes Pregnancy films, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism, Histoire de France, L'Occupation allemande en France, La condition juive en France sous l'Occupation allemande
Actors Kristin Scott Thomas, Niels Arestrup, Arben Bajraktaraj, Mélusine Mayance, Frédéric Pierrot, Aidan Quinn
Roles William Rainsferd
Rating74% 3.7455953.7455953.7455953.7455953.745595
In 1942, 10-year-old Sarah Starzynski (Mélusine Mayance) hides her younger brother from French police by locking him in a secret closet and telling him to stay there until she returns. She takes the key with her when she and her parents are transported to the Vélodrome d'Hiver, where they are held in inhuman conditions by the Paris Police and French Secret Service.
The 5th Quarter, 1h41
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Sports films, American football films
Actors Ryan Merriman, Aidan Quinn, Andie MacDowell, Matt McGrath, Anessa Ramsey
Roles Steven Abbate
Rating56% 2.8021352.8021352.8021352.8021352.802135
Luke Abbate is a popular high school athlete, who plays lacrosse and football. When the 15-year-old dies in a car accident caused by a reckless teenage driver after lacrosse practice in February 2006, Luke's older brother Jon Abbate is motivated to have the Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team be successful in their upcoming season.
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Aidan Quinn, Mario Van Peebles, Luke Goss, Danny Pino, Jordan Belfi, Corbin Bernsen
Roles Charlie Wright
Rating53% 2.6517252.6517252.6517252.6517252.651725
Charlie Wright's (Aidan Quinn) business empire is revealed to be a Ponzi scheme, having taken as much as eleven billion from his clients. Leaving his office after hearing about his punishment, Wright is intercepted by FBI Agent Hobbs (Mario Van Peebles), who is unable to arrest Wright as at the moment there is not a warrant. Stalling time, Hobbs gets his warrant and Hobbs' partner Jimmy (Jordan Belfi) intercepts Wright as he pulls out of the office garage. Looking inside the car, Hobbs is dismayed to find that Wright is gone. The ensuing investigation leaves few clues as to where Wright fled.
The Eclipse, 1h28
Directed by Conor McPherson
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Romance
Actors Ciarán Hinds, Iben Hjejle, Aidan Quinn, Jim Norton, Casper Christensen
Roles Nicholas Holden
Rating60% 3.0497853.0497853.0497853.0497853.049785
Dans une ville irlandaise bord de mer, un veuf étincelles avec un romancier d'horreur visite alors qu'il commence aussi à croire qu'il voit des fantômes.
A Shine of Rainbows, 1h41
Origin Canada
Genres Drama
Actors Connie Nielsen, Aidan Quinn, Jack Gleeson, John Bell, Ian McElhinney
Roles Alec
Rating70% 3.5425653.5425653.5425653.5425653.542565
Young orphan Tomás (John Bell) is harassed and ridiculed for his small size, timidity and stuttering by the other children in his orphanage. Just after freeing a pigeon from his classroom, he is called to the headmasters' office to be greeted by Maire (Connie Nielsen), who has adopted him, and takes him back to her island home, where Tomás is greeted somewhat coldly by her husband, Alec (Aidan Quinn), a fisherman, who had expected someone older and perhaps more confident, and Tomás is intimidated by Alec.