Patricia Quinn

Patricia Quinn

Highest Rated: 85% Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (1983)

Lowest Rated: 43% Shock Treatment (1981)

Birthday: May 28, 1944

Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

"Michael Rennie was ill/ The Day The Earth Stood Still." These famous opening lines from "Science Fiction, Double Feature," the intro musical number in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" (1975), mark one of Irish actress Patricia Quinn's most iconic roles - she was the face behind the glossy red lips that seduced audiences around the world. The theater-trained actress (and one-time Playboy bunny) created the role of oddball Magenta in the 1973 London production of "The Rocky Horror Show," and starred in the BBC mini-series "Shoulder to Shoulder" (1974) before appearing as the otherworldly housemaid in the feature adaptation of Richard O'Brien's retro-futuristic musical. Quinn acted opposite Derek Jacobi on the star-studded BBC series "I, Claudius" (1976) and played an incestuous doctor in the unofficial "Rocky Horror" sequel "Shock Treatment" (1981). With later roles in another cult musical - Monty Python's 1983 satire "The Meaning of Life" - and Rob Zombie's devil music horror film "The Lords of Salem" (2012), Lady Quinn (she inherited the title from her second husband, the late actor Sir Robert Stephens), showcased the vibrant energy and versatile talent that took her from the casino to the screen and beyond.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
46% 30% The Lords of Salem Megan (Character) $1.2M 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Strange Case of Delfina Potocka: The Mystery of Chopin George Sand (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Countess Alice Margot (Character) - 1992
85% 83% Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Mrs. Williams (Character) - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Witching Time Lucinda Jessop (Character) - 1981
43% 62% Shock Treatment Nation McKinley (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet 57% The Outsider Siobhan (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Christmas Carol Unknown (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Christmas Carol Unknown (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Beauty and the Beast Susan (Character) - 1976
79% 85% The Rocky Horror Picture Show Magenta (Character) $519K 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Alf Garnett Saga 2nd Bird (Character) - 1972

TV

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No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bill Susan White (Character) 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bergerac Unknown (Character) 1988
68% 79% Doctor Who Belazs (Character) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hammer House of Horror Unknown (Character) 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Professionals Unknown (Character) 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet McCloud Unknown (Guest Star) 1977

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