Aidan Quinn

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Aidan Quinn is an Irish-American actor with over more than 50 movies under his belt including his debut movie Reckless (1984) and The Eclipse (2009) for which he won the award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in Irish Film & Television Award (IFTA) 2010. Aidan Quinn net worth is known to be high from the compensation he receives for numerous movie roles he has played till now. A general bio of Aidan Quinn is given below.


Aidan Quinn career as an actor began when he starred in the movie Reckless in 1984. Later he started to gain recognition in the movie industry after his breakthrough role in Desperately Seeking Susan (1985). Some of his other notable movies include Early Frost (1985) and Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007) which both earned him a nomination for Primetime Emmy Award. Aidan Quinn net worth started to gradually rise when he won the Theatre World Award for his role in the play A Streetcar Named Desire during his early career in the year 1988. Aidan Quinn IMDb page has most of his information related to his career and personal life.

Early Life and Education

Aidan Quinn was born on March 8, 1959, in RockfordIllinois, U.S. as Aidan T. Quinn. His other family details are hard to find as he is reluctant on speaking about his personal life in front of the media. Aidan Quinn IMDb biography also does not have much information about his parents and his education.

Film Career

Aidan Quinn film career began when he landed a role was Reckless (1984) and in Desperately Seeking Susan (1985). His next role was portraying young gay lawyer dying of AIDS in the controversial television film An Early Frost (1985).  This particular role earned him his first Emmy Award nomination and gained him recognition in Hollywood.  He was shortly cast in a supporting role in The Mission (1986) as Robert De Niro's brother. He played the role of an escaped convict in the action comedy Stakeout (1987). In the year 1989, he portrayed the role of the protagonist in the movie Crusoe. The year 1990 was a busy year for him as he starred in a total of three movies that year, namely The Handmaid's Tale, The Lemon Sisters, and Avalon. After these roles, his career began to take a right turn and he starred in numerous movies during the 1990s including At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991), The Playboys (1992), Legends of the Fall (1994), Haunted (1995), Michael Collins (1996), Music of the Heart (1999) and many others.

In 2000, the film Songcatcher won the award of Sundance Film Festival - Special Jury Prize For Ensemble Cast which Quinn shared with the cast. Some of his latest movies include The Gettysburg Address (2017)Journey to Sundance (2014)Stay (2013) and Rushlights (2013).

Television Career  

Aidan Quinn career is not only limited to feature films but he has also played various roles in different television shows and films through out the years. His first work in a television film was the role of Michael Pierson in An Early Frost. He has starred in many television films like All My Sons (1987)Perfect Witness (1989)A Private Matter (1992)Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for Livingstone (1997) and The Prince and the Pauper (2000) and many others.

Aidan Quinn starred in the VH1 television drama Two of Us (2000) in which he portrayed Paul McCartney. In 206, he starred in the NBC drama The Book of Daniel for 8 episodes. Aidan Quinn net worth rose when he was nominated the second time in Emmy Awards for his role in the television film Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007).  He is also currently co-starring in a CBS Television series, called Elementary.


Aidan Quinn net worth is not just amassed from his work in movies and television shows but also from starring in various theater plays. His first theater work was portraying the role of Jerry Green in the play The Man in 605 (1979). Some of his notable works in theater include Scheherazade (1979)Fool for Love (1984), Hamlet (1985), A Lie of the Mind (1985-1986) and other. The play A Streetcar Named Desire (1988) won him the Theatre World Award. His latest theater work was playing the role of Brutus in the play Conversations in Tusculum in the year 2008.


Aidan Quinn has participated in charity golf events for the East Lake Foundation, a community redevelopment program which aims to create a sustainable and vibrant community.  He has also participated in Samuel L. Jackson's "One for the Boys" campaign for raising awareness about testicular cancer. In 2010, he attended a premiere screening of A Shine of Rainbows whose all benefits proceeded to the International Children's Media Center (ICMC) and The American Ireland Fund (AIF).  In 2003, he spoke at the Night of Too Many Stars gala, benefiting The Autism Coalition.

Net Worth and Salary

Aidan Quinn is known to be huge and is amassed from the compensation he has received for working in numerous movies, television shows, and theater plays. Aidan Quinn net worth is estimated to be around $12 million. Aidan Quinn net worth is expected to grow in the following years because of his ongoing career as a successful actor. Aidan Quinn net worth shows that he has been working hard since the beginning of his career and has reached to this height. His hard work and dedication in the field of acting has shown that he is indeed an inspiration to everyone who is willing to enter and thrive in the field of acting.

Personal Life

Aidan Quinn is a married man. He is married to Elizabeth Bracco, who is a fellow actress. They met while they were filming the movie Stakeout (1987). Together the couple has two daughters. Both their daughters, Mia (born in 1998) and Ava Eileen (born in 1989), has had a small role in Quinn's movies. Their family currently lives in New York. Aidan has managed to perfectly maintain his personal as well as professional life.

Body measurements

Aidan Quinn age at the current is 58. Aidan Quinn age has still not been a hindrance in his acting career. His height is 5ft 11.5in or 181.6 cm tall. Aidan Quinn eyes in one of his trademark feature. Aidan Quinn eyes are bold light blue colored which makes him look very attractive.

Awards and Recognition 

Aidan Quinn first ever award nomination was Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Special for his role in the movie An Early Frost in the year 1986. He won the Theatre World Award in 1988 for the play A Streetcar Named Desire. In 2010, Aidan Quinn was the recipient of the Irish Film & Television Award (IFTA) for Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Film for the movie The Eclipse.  Aidan Quinn most certainly has been an inspiration to many aspiring actors in the present acting arena since she has found huge success.

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