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Colin Quinn        

Stand-Up Comedian and Writer; Known for "Saturday Night Live" and "Trainwreck"

COLIN QUINN (Writer/Performer) A native of Brooklyn, Colin Quinn began his stand-up career in New York as a regular on the comedy club circuit. He made his television debut as co-host of MTV's popular game show Remote Control. In 1995, Quinn landed a spot on the legendary late-night show Saturday Night Live, where he entertained audiences for five seasons. After SNL, Quinn tackled societal issues on Comedy Central’s Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn, in which he served as the show’s host, creator and executive producer, from 2002 - 2004. In addition to his television work, Colin has appeared in many films, including A Night at the Roxbury, Comedian, and Adam Sandler's Grown Ups. Colin’s first one-man show, Sanctifying Grace, began off-Broadway in 1994 and was later produced as Colin Quinn—An Irish Wake and played at the Helen Hayes Theatre. In 2010, he returned to the Helen Hayes Theatre and starred in the hit Broadway show Colin Quinn Long Story Short. Directed by Jerry Seinfeld, the show was nominated for a Drama Desk Award and was nominated for an Emmy as a HBO special in 2011. Colin is currently the king of Twitter and will be back on the upcoming season of HBO’s “Girls.”


Colin Quinn to perform in Newton

Colin Quinn has a simple answer: Yes, absolutely. “It is supposed to be this way,” says the comedian, known for his work on “Saturday Night Live” and other ...

Colin Quinn takes on race in new book - Videos - CBS News

Colin Quinn takes on race in new book. June 13, 2015, 9:33 AM |For the past 30 years, the Brooklyn native as taken his brand of standup to every corner of the ...

Colin Quinn Interview - SNL Alum Releases 'The Coloring Book'

We spoke with Colin Quinn about his newly released 'The Coloring Book,' a tome tackling the topics of race relations and politics.

Colin Quinn and Seth Meyers Have a Post-Show Interview on ‘Late Night’

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