Aidan Quinn is an American actor who was born in Chicago, Illinois, on March 8, 1959. He made his film debut in 1984 in "Reckles", other films include, "Desperately Seeking Susan," "The Mission," "Stakeout," "Benny and Joon," "Legends of the Fall," "Frankenstein," and "Michael Collins."
Aidan Quinn (born March 8, 1959) is an American actor. He made his film debut in 1984 in Reckless. His films include Desperately Seeking Susan, The Mission, Stakeout, Benny and Joon, Legends of the Fall, Frankenstein, and Michael Collins. Quinn was born in Chicago, Illinois to Irish parents. He was brought up as a Roman Catholic and raised in Chicago and Rockford, Illinois, as well as in Dublin and Birr, County Offaly, in Ireland. His mother, Teresa, was a homemaker, and also worked as a bookkeeper and in the travel business, and his father, Michael Quinn, was a professor of literature. He has three brothers and a sister. His older brother, Declan Quinn, is a noted cinematographer. Though a roofer by trade, Quinn got his start in the Chicago theater at age 19.
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