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Overview (4)

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Birth NameQuinton Joseph Flynn
Nickname Q
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Quinton Flynn was born on October 10, 1964 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Quinton Joseph Flynn. He is an actor and writer, known for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (2013), Fainaru fantajî sebun adobento chirudoren (2005) and Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001).

Trade Mark (1)

His catchphrase "Got it Memorized?"

Trivia (18)

Graduated Kent State University (Cum Laude) with a B.A. in Telecommunications (Radio, Television, Broadcast Journalism) and a field of concentration in Film & Theatre.
Has appeared alongside Cam Clarke seven times, in: Aladdin (1994), Timon & Pumbaa (1995), Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001), Orphen: Scion of Sorcery (2000), The X-Fools (1997) and Call of Duty (2003).
Did movie overdubbing and improv with Will Ferrell for a short time.
One half of the musical comedy duo, The Snozzberries, with Robbie Rist.
He and Vanessa Marshall co-starred on Metal Gear Solid 2. Coincidentally, they co-starred on the same project in SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALS
Made several anime convention guest appearances with Jeff Nimoy in 2006, including Anime Central, Anime North, Anime Expo, Anime Festival Orlando and Anime Vegas.
A local musician performing in various rock groups in the Greater Cleveland and Akron areas, before Los Angeles, Quinton & his high school band, "The Stop", performed for Bedford High School's 'After Prom'. In attendance was one of Bedford's more notable and lovely Homecoming Court members, Halle Berry.
Sang The Beatles' "She's Leaving Home" for Margaret Cho's wedding, accompanied by Robbie Rist.
He was a writer/performer for sketch comedy show "Something/Anything" on KSU's TV-2 and a radio personality & DJ on WKSR while attending Kent State University.
Upon moving to California in 1988, he teamed up with Burt Reynolds and Bernie Casey on TV's Win, Lose or Draw (1987) with host Bert Convy. Flynn faced off against his opponent flanked by the talented Ruth Pointer of The Pointer Sisters and funny gal Elaine Boozler. Burt Reynolds later named his son, Quinton.
His college required internship led him to become a music video host and writer for "Good Rockin' Tonight" & "The Alternate Beat" Produced in Cleveland, Ohio & cablecast there, as well as New York and Australia. This show pre-dated MTV's 120 Minutes (1991) as the first alternative video music program, complete with artist interviews. (1986-1989).
Ironically, both Quinton Flynn and Chris Evans have played Johnny Storm "The Human Torch" as well as Casey Jones of TMNT.
Related to Zoey 101 (2005) actor, Sean Flynn.
Is also brother to Bart Flynn, also a voice actor.
Writing a television series for the FOX television network. [November 2003]
His audition reel yielded a trip to New York, an audition for Lorne Michaels, Tina Fey, Mike Shoemaker, Ayala Cohen & Marci Klein at Stand Up New York in front of a packed house. Quinton was one of the few selected for a screen test the next day in SNL's famed Studio 8-H, where Flynn was video taped performing his act on the same stage that Andy Kaufman had debuted on so long ago. He was signed to a test option deal with NBC in August of 2003. [August 2003]
Pitching "In Like Flynn!" to Comedy Central. Starring Quinton Flynn, written and produced by Quinton Flynn and Jeff Nimoy. (Flynn & Nimoy met with producers the previous season at Comedy Central and Spike TV.) [March 2007]
Testing for the role of correspondent for Comedy Central's The Daily Show: Starring Jon Stewart; by Producer's request. Contingent upon position availability. [April 2007]

Personal Quotes (1)

[About Raiden, his character in MGS2] "The cool thing about MGS-2 is that I'm unaware of the specifics of the drama surrounding my character as far as the fans go. The only thing I'm aware of is a big split of 'For and Against.'"

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