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Colin Quinn

Highest Rated:   91% Married to the Mob (1988)
Lowest Rated:   7% Grown Ups 2 (2013)
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From the early days of MTV's Remote Control to his later success with the topical Comedy Central series Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn, gravelly voiced Brooklynite Colin Quinn has become a staple of the comedy scene thanks to his fearless, tell-it-like-it-is style and everyman attitude. Quinn proved to be a ubiquitous presence in the realm of popular comedians thanks to his stint at Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update desk, numerous film roles, and his marked tenacity (even after having no less that three television series canceled, Quinn still returned to host Tough Crowd). His topical brand of comedy doesn't appeal exclusively to New Yorkers, but to anyone who prefers their politics and current events news spiked with a healthy dose of irreverence. A native of Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY, who got his start as a standup comic in the mid-'80s, Quinn made a name for himself with performances at such popular Manhattan comedy clubs as Caroline's and The Comic Strip. He gained a healthy amount of exposure soon thereafter when he joined the cast of MTV's pop-culture game show Remote Control in 1987. Following the cancellation of that show, he took the reigns for the sports comedy series Colin Quinn's Manly World. Though Quinn would appear in such features as Who's the Man? and A Night at the Roxbury during the 1990s, his main focus would remain on television, where he hosted the popular A&E series Caroline's Comedy Hour before stepping in to replace Norm MacDonald as anchor for SNL's popular Weekend Update segment. When his short-lived 2002 series The Colin Quinn Show failed to find an audience, Quinn went back to the drawing board, eventually returning with a winner in the form of Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn. Eschewing the sketch comedy format of the former for a looser, more unpredictable topical approach that found comedians discussing various news stories, the show offered Quinn at his comic best. In the years to come, Quinn would remain an active force in comedy, appearing as a regular guest on the Howard Stern Show, and performing in several successful one-man comedy shows on Broadway, like Long Story Short and Unconstitutional.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Snatched
  • Actor
2017
No Score Yet Sandy
  • Actor
2017
No Score Yet Colin Quinn: The New York Story
  • Actor
  • Screenwriter
2016
85% Trainwreck
  • Gordon
2015
80% The Standbys
  • Actor
2014
53% The Muslims Are Coming
  • Actor
2013
7% Grown Ups 2
  • Dickie Bailey
2013
20% That's My Boy
  • Strip Club DJ
2012
No Score Yet Rock 'n' Roll Hotel
  • Actor
2012
10% Grown Ups
  • Dickie Bailey
2010
31% Harold
  • Reedy
2008
51% Bee Movie
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet When Stand Up Stood Out
  • Actor
2005
No Score Yet Bitter Jester
  • Actor
2003
76% Comedian
  • Himself
2002
11% A Night at the Roxbury
  • Dooey
1998
No Score Yet Crooked Lines
  • Actor
1997
9% Celtic Pride
  • Screenwriter
1996
43% Who's the Man?
  • Frankie Flynn
1993
91% Married to the Mob
  • Homicide Detective
1988
74% Three Men and a Baby (3 Men and a Baby)
  • Gift Shop Clerk
1987

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Real Time With Bill Maher
2003
  • Guest
No Score Yet CBS This Morning
2012
  • Guest
No Score Yet The Marriage Ref
2010-2011
  • Panelist
78% The Daily Show With Trevor Noah
2015
  • Guest
No Score Yet The Green Room With Paul Provenza
2010-2011
  • Guest
No Score Yet The View
1997
  • Guest
No Score Yet Last Comic Standing
2003-2015
  • Judge
  • Judge
  • Panelist
  • Appearing
No Score Yet Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell
2012-2013
  • Guest
No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
2009-2014
  • Guest
No Score Yet The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
1999-2015
  • Guest
No Score Yet Late Night With Seth Meyers
2014
  • Guest
No Score Yet Charlie Rose
2013
  • Guest
91% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
  • Guest
100% The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore
2015-2016
  • Panelist
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
  • Guest
No Score Yet Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
2012
  • Appearing
No Score Yet Conan
2010
  • Guest
No Score Yet Saturday Night Live
1975
  • Actor
  • Performer
88% Girls
2012
  • Hermie

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