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Aidan Quinn was born on March 8, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Aidan T. Quinn. He is an actor, known for Benny & Joon (1993), Practical Magic (1998) and Legends of the Fall (1994). He has been married to Elizabeth Bracco since September 1, 1987. They have two children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Benny & Joon
Benny & Joon Benny Pearl
Practical Magic
Practical Magic Gary Hallet
Legends of the Fall
Legends of the Fall Alfred Ludlow
Flipped Richard Baker


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 2018 The Gettysburg Address (post-production)
Theodore Parker (voice)
 2018 Change in the Air (completed)
 2012-2018 Elementary (TV Series)
Captain Thomas Gregson / Captain Thomas 'Tommy' Gregson
- You've Come a Long Way, Baby (2018) ... Captain Thomas Gregson
- The Adventure of Ersatz Sobekneferu (2018) ... Captain Thomas Gregson
- Nobody Lives Forever (2018) ... Captain Thomas Gregson
- Sand Trap (2018) ... Captain Thomas Gregson
- Sober Companions (2018) ... Captain Thomas Gregson
 2017 Ford 100 (Video short)
 2013/I Stay
Dermot Fay
 2013 Rushlights
Cameron Brogden
 2013 The Last Keepers
John Carver
 2012 The Horses of McBride (TV Movie)
Matt Davidson
 2012/I Allegiance
Lieutenant Colonel Owens
 2011-2012 Prime Suspect (TV Series)
Lieutenant Kevin Sweeney
- Stuck in the Middle with You (2012) ... Lieutenant Kevin Sweeney
- Ain't No Sunshine (2012) ... Lieutenant Kevin Sweeney (credit only)
- The Great Wall of Silence (2011) ... Lieutenant Kevin Sweeney (credit only)
- A Gorgeous Mosaic (2011) ... Lieutenant Kevin Sweeney
- Gone to Pieces (2011) ... Lieutenant Kevin Sweeney
 2012 If I Were You
 2011 The Greening of Whitney Brown
Henry Brown
 2011 The Stand Up
 2011 Weeds (TV Series)
- Cats! Cats! Cats! (2011) ... CEO
- Synthetics (2011) ... CEO
- Vehement vs. Vigorous (2011) ... CEO
- A Hole in Her Niqab (2011) ... CEO
 2011/I Unknown
Martin B
 2010 Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (Video)
Charlie Wright
 2010 Festival of Lights
 2010 Elle s'appelait Sarah
William Rainsferd
 2010 White Collar (TV Series)
Professor George Oswald
- Copycat Caffrey (2010) ... Professor George Oswald
 2010/I Flipped
Richard Baker
 2010 Jonah Hex
President Grant
 2010 The 5th Quarter
Steven Abbate
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video)
Dez (video 'Into the Groove')
 2009 A Shine of Rainbows
 2009 Handsome Harry
Prof. Porter
 2009 The Eclipse
Nicholas Holden
 2008 The Prince of Motor City (TV Movie)
Charlie Hamilton
 2008 Wild Child
Gerry Moore
 2008 Canterbury's Law (TV Series)
Matt Furey
- Sick as Your Secrets (2008) ... Matt Furey
- Trade-Off (2008) ... Matt Furey
- What Goes Around (2008) ... Matt Furey
- Baggage (2008) ... Matt Furey
- Pilot (2008) ... Matt Furey
 2007 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Ben Nicholson
- Savant (2007) ... Ben Nicholson
 2007 32A
Frank Brennan
 2007 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (TV Movie)
Henry Dawes
 2007/I Dark Matter
Jacob Reiser
 2006 The Book of Daniel (TV Series)
Daniel Webster
- Revelations (2006) ... Daniel Webster
- God's Will (2006) ... Daniel Webster
- Betrayal (2006) ... Daniel Webster
- Withdrawal (2006) ... Daniel Webster
- Assignation (2006) ... Daniel Webster
 2005 Mayday (TV Movie)
John Berry
 2005 Empire Falls (TV Mini-Series)
David Roby
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... David Roby
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... David Roby
 2004-2005 Third Watch (TV Series)
Lieutenant John Miller / Captain Miller
- Goodbye to Camelot (2005) ... Captain Miller (uncredited)
- Greatest Detectives in the World (2004) ... Lieutenant John Miller
- The Hunter, Hunted (2004) ... Lieutenant John Miller
- Last Will and Testament (2004) ... Lieutenant John Miller
- Alone Again, Naturally (2004) ... Lieutenant John Miller
 2005 The Exonerated (TV Movie)
Kerry Max Cook
 2005 Nine Lives
 2004 Proud
Commodore Alfred Lind
 2004/I Return to Sender
Frank Nitzche
 2004 Shadow of Fear
Detective Scofield
 2004 Miracle Run (TV Movie)
Douglas Thomas
 2004 See You in My Dreams (TV Movie)
Joe F. Brown
 2004 Cavedweller
Clint Windsor
 2004 Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius
Harry Vardon
 2004 Plainsong (TV Movie)
Tom Guthrie
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Mob Member / Philadelphia Press Editorial
- Safe for Democracy (2003) ... Mob Member (voice)
- What Is Freedom? (2003) ... Philadelphia Press Editorial (voice)
 2003 Song for a Raggy Boy
William Franklin
 2003 Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor (TV Movie)
Gen. Benedict Arnold
 2002 Evelyn
Nick Barron
 2002 Stolen Summer
Joe O'Malley
 2001 Night Visions (TV Series)
Jeremy Bell (segment "The Passenger List")
- The Passenger List/The Bokor (2001) ... Jeremy Bell (segment "The Passenger List")
 2000 The Prince and the Pauper (TV Movie)
Miles Hendon
 2000 Two of Us (TV Movie)
Paul McCartney
 2000 Songcatcher
Tom Bledsoe
 1999 Music of the Heart
Brian Turner
 1999 In Dreams
Paul Cooper
 1998 Practical Magic
Gary Hallet
 1998/I This Is My Father
Kieran O'Day
 1997 Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for Livingstone (TV Movie)
Henry Morton Stanley
 1997 The Assignment
Lt. Cmdr. Annibal Ramirez / Carlos
 1997 Commandments
Seth Warner
 1996 Michael Collins
Harry Boland
 1996 Looking for Richard (Documentary)
 1995 Haunted
Prof. David Ash
 1994 Legends of the Fall
Alfred Ludlow
 1994 Frankenstein
 1993 Blink
Detective John Hallstrom
 1993 Benny & Joon
Benny Pearl
 1992 A Private Matter (TV Movie)
Bob Finkbine
 1992 The Playboys
Tom Casey
 1991 Books: Feed Your Head (TV Mini-Series short)
Man reciting 'The Metamorphosis'
- The Metamorphosis (1991) ... Man reciting 'The Metamorphosis'
 1991 At Play in the Fields of the Lord
Martin Quarrier
 1991 Lies of the Twins (TV Movie)
James McEwan / Jonathan McEwan
 1990 Avalon
Jules Kaye
 1990 The Handmaid's Tale
 1989 The Lemon Sisters
Frankie McGuinness
 1989 Perfect Witness (TV Movie)
Sam Paxton
 1988 Crusoe
 1987 Stakeout
Richard 'Stick' Montgomery
 1987 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Chris Keller
- All My Sons (1987) ... Chris Keller
 1986 The Mission
Felipe Mendoza
 1985 An Early Frost (TV Movie)
Michael Pierson
 1984 Reckless
Johnny Rourke
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[on At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991)] That was an unbelievably difficult and...challenging experience. I don't regret it. But I don't know if I'd go back into it willingly again. It wasn't the jungle - I loved the jungle. We were three months over schedule, and it was a true Heart of Darkness experience in terms of what was happening on the set every day. And what was happening to the ... See more »


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