A true New Yorker, Colin Quinn has made his mark as a comic’s comic.
Quinn recently hosted Comedy Central’s Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, his own late-night series in which he served as the show’s host, creator, and executive producer. The show was a roundtable forum in which Quinn and his notable comedian-friends discussed issues in a fast-paced, hilarious environment.
Quinn made his television debut in 1987 as co-host of MTV’s hit game show Remote Control, where he remained for three seasons. In 1995, Quinn landed a spot on the legendary late-night show, Saturday Night Live, where he was the anchor of “Weekend Update” for two and a half seasons. After leaving Saurday Night Live, Quinn returned to his Stand-Up roots performing across the country. In 2002, he starred in NBC’s The Colin Quinn Show.
Quinn made his Broadway debut in August 1998, in the critically acclaimed one-man show Colin Quinn: An Irish Wake.
On film, Quinn was featured in the documentary film Comedian with his good friend, Jerry Seinfeld.
Quinn continues to perform stand-up to sold out audiences around the country. He has also performed in Iraq, China, England, and Japan.
Quinn currently resides in New York City where he is busy writing his next project.