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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 6 June 1959Brooklyn, New York, USA
Nickname Quinn
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Colin Quinn was born on June 6, 1959 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Trainwreck (2015), Saturday Night Live (1975) and Colin Quinn: Long Story Short (2011).

Trade Mark (1)

Gravelly Brooklyn accent

Trivia (5)

Played Robert De Niro to Jim Breuer's Joe Pesci on "The Joe Pesci Show" on Saturday Night Live (1975). In that same skit, the real DeNiro and Pesci showed up.
(10 January 1998-2000) Weekend Update anchor on Saturday Night Live (1975).
According to an interview in "The Onion" and "Maxim", he turned down an offer to be "Scotty Evil" in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997).
Favorite songs: "Waiting for the End of the World" by Elvis Costello, "I've Got a Feeling" by The Beatles, "So in Love" by Curtis Mayfield.
He hosted Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn (2002) on Comedy Central, after doing _"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" (1996)_. [November 2003]

Personal Quotes (3)

People say "history was written by the winners." No, it wasn't. It was written by the bullies.
People say history is boring, and that is true because people are boring. We haven't changed since time began. We're still the same. We've obviously made some changes. When we started, it was all about food, clothing and shelter. Now we watch Top Chef (2006), Project Runway (2004), and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (2003).
on keeping up with as many as ten Twitter posts a day] It's a sickness, like an addiction. I have all these regulars who follow me, and they're trying to outdo each other with creative ways to tell me they hate my guts and wish I would get hit by a truck or die in a fire. You find out that all these other people are pretty funny but not as funny as they think sometimes.

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