Colin Quinn

Birth Name: Colin Edward Quinn

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States

Date of Birth: June 6, 1959

Ethnicity: Irish

Colin Quinn is an American comedian, actor, and writer.

Colin is the son of Gail E. (Murphy) and Edward G. Quinn. His grandparents immigrated to the United States from Belfast in the 1920s.

Colin’s paternal grandparents were Edward Quinn and Margaret. Edward was Irish. Margaret was born in New York, to a New York-born father and an Irish mother.

Sources: Obituary of Colin’s father –

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

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