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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 28 May 1944Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Patricia Quinn was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She was beginning to break into television when she was offered the role of "the Usherette/Magenta" in Richard O'Brien's "Rocky Horror Show", the role she would become best known for. Patricia continued to work hard after "Rocky Horror" and soon became a household name going on to star in countless productions alongside some of the biggest names in entertainment. Over the years, Quinn has proved that she can carry off anything with her unique and versatile style and an impressive resume spanning over film, television and theatre. There is only one Patricia Quinn.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: MissTakes

Spouse (2)

Robert Stephens (January 1995 - 12 November 1995) (his death)
Don Hawkins (? - ?) (divorced) (1 child)

Trade Mark (2)

Very distinctive speaking voice
Her lips (The "Rocky Horror" lips)

Trivia (12)

Her lips are the infamous lips in The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) that sing "Science Fiction, Double Feature" in the introduction sequence of the movie, although the voice is Richard O'Brien.
Got bruises "humping" the set of The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975).
Was a Playboy bunny - one of the first of the London Playboy Club for 3 months before going to the Drama Centre in London 1963. Following this the Glasgow Citizens Theatre.
Met close friend Richard O'Brien in 1972.
Met her first husband, Don Hawkins, in 1963, when she was only 19. They married and had one child, Quinn Hawkins.
Mother, with Don Hawkins, of son, Quinn Hawkins, who was born in 1971.
Stepmother of Toby Stephens and Chris Larkin.
Her mother was killed in an explosion which took place in their Belfast home while she was in the hospital with pneumonia.
Her nephew is drummer Johnny Quinn, from the band Snow Patrol, from her hometown of Belfast.
As the wife of the late Sir Robert Stephens, she is "Patricia, Lady Stephens" (prior to his death, she was "Lady Stephens" since she was not honoured in her own right but was a "lady" by virtue of being the wife of a knight).
Stepmother-in-law of Anna-Louise Plowman.
Lives in the London, Primrose Hill flat which is where she has lived since the early 1970s. [August 2004]

Personal Quotes (1)

When asked if she was excited to be a "granny", Patricia replied, "Hell I am. I never wanted grandchildren. I never wanted children. I just wanted to be an actress."

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