Thursday, 11 August 2011

Francesco Quinn R.I.P.

Francesco Quinn, who appeared in the movie Platoon (1986) and the TV show 24, passed on 5 August 2011 at the age of 48. The cause was a heart attack.

Francesco Quinn was born on 22 March 1963 in Rome, Italy. His father was actor Anthony Quinn. He followed his father into acting and made his television debut in the mini-series Quo Vadis in 1985. The following year he made his film debut in Platoon. From the late Eighties into the Nineties he appeared in such films as Priceless Beauty (1988), The Favourite (1989), Murder Blues (1991), Deadly Rivals (1993), Top Dog (1995), Cannes Man (1996), and Nowhere Land (2000). He appeared on such shows as Red Shoe DiariesThe Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, In the Heat of the Night, PensacolaL Wings of Gold, and Good vs. Evil. He was a regular on The Young and The Restless.

In the Naughts he appeared on such shows as The Fugitive (2001), Alias, Crossing Jordan, 24, Criminal Minds, NCIS, The Shield, and Zen. He appeared in such films as Vlad (2001), Cut Off (2006), The Gnostic (2007), and Rollers (2010).

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