Colin Quinn

Quinn in 2015, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Colin Edward Quinn

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 6, 1959

Ethnicity: Irish

Colin Quinn is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer.

Colin is the son of Gail and Edward Quinn. His grandparents emigrated to the United States from Belfast in the 1920s. He is married to television producer Jen Sochko.

Colin’s paternal grandfather was named Edward Quinn. Edward was Irish.

Colin’s paternal grandmother was named Margaret A. Conway (the daughter of David Conway and Margaret). Colin’s grandmother Margaret was born in New York, to a New York-born father and an Irish mother.

Colin’s maternal grandfather’s surname was Murphy.

Sources: Genealogy of Colin Quinn –

Obituary of Colin’s father –

Colin’s paternal grandparents, Edward Quinn and Margaret A. Conway, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

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