Ed Quinn

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Ed Quinn
Ed Quinn(from Eureka creator, writer and cast).jpg
Quinn at the San Diego Comic-Con, 2007
Born Arthur Edward Quinn
(1968-02-26) February 26, 1968 (age 50)
Berkeley, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1999–present
Spouse(s) Heather Courtney Quinn (m. 2008)

Arthur Edward "Ed" Quinn (born February 26, 1968) is an American model, musician, and actor who has appeared in several film and television roles, including One Day at a Time, Two Broke Girls, Eureka, Young Americans and True Blood.

Life and career[edit]

Quinn was born in Berkeley, California, where he attended St. Mary's College High School and went on to earn a bachelor's degree in history from the University of California, Berkeley in 1991. While in Berkeley, Quinn was a brother of Alpha Delta Phi (California Chapter).

After graduating, he worked as a model in Paris, Barcelona, and Milan, landing parts in more than 35 international television commercials. When he returned to the United States, Quinn landed the starring role of Finn in The WB summer series Young Americans. From 2006 through 2008, he played Nathan Stark in the Syfy series Eureka, reprising this role once during 2010. In 2018, Quinn had a recurring role in the Netflix series One Day at a Time. [1]

Ed Quinn and Heather Courtney-Quinn, a TV and film producer, have been married since 2008.


Before acting, music was Quinn's main pursuit. He studied with Joe Satriani and played in the Los Angeles-based bands Mad Theory and Scattergood, which led to a recording contract. He handled lead/rhythm guitar and vocals for the band ScatterGood, which has taken a hiatus. Ed Quinn recently did his first solo demo CD, entitled Quinn, with three songs produced by his friend Chris Lloyd: "Because of You", "Cause I Do" and "We Had It Made". Another 5 song EP was released in 2013 titled "ED QUINN" and is available on iTunes and Amazon. Songs include "Lights Out Love" "Miles Away" and "Overdose".



Year Title Role Notes
2002 Beeper Dr. Richard Avery
2005 House of the Dead 2 Lt. Jake Ellis
2006 Hooked Ed Short film
2007 Neighbor, TheThe Neighbor Jonathan
2008 Rainbow Tribe, TheThe Rainbow Tribe Sunny
2011 Caller, TheThe Caller Steven Campbell
2011 Blood Out Anthony Direct to video
2011 Low Fidelity Bob
2012 Werewolf: The Beast Among Us Charles Direct to video
2014 Audrey Pete
2014 Last Light, TheThe Last Light Jack Lewis
2015 Navy SEALs vs. Zombies Lt. Pete Cunningham


Year Title Role Notes
1999 V.I.P. Jeff Episode: "Why 2 Kay"
2000 Dharma & Greg Stavros Episode: "The Best Laid Plans"
2000 Young Americans Finn Main cast; 8 episodes
2001 Jack & Jill Peter McCray 6 episodes
2001–02 Crossing Jordan Tyler 2 episodes
2003 Life with Bonnie Rock Benson Episode: "Queer Eye for the Straight Lie"
2004 It's All Relative Brad Episode: "Cross My Heart"
2004 Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation Cpl. Joe Griff Television film
2004 According to Jim Doug Episode: "Everyone Gets Dumped"
2004 JAG Simon Tanveer Episode: "Hail and Farewell (Part II)"
2004 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Tom Cunningham Episode: "Swap Meet"
2005 Jake in Progress Dakota Episode: "Stand by Your Man"
2005 What I Like About You Jack Episode: "Bad to the Scone"
2005–06 CSI: NY Frankie Mala 4 episodes
2006–10 Eureka Nathan Stark Main cast: seasons 1–3; recurring: season 4;
30 episodes
2009 True Blood Stan Baker 3 episodes
2009 Beautiful Life: TBL, TheThe Beautiful Life: TBL Richard Foster 2 episodes
2010 Desperate Housewives Brent Ferguson Episode: "Down the Block There's a Riot"
2011 Behemoth Thomas Walsh Television film
2011 NCIS: Los Angeles Steve Brenner/Justin Marchetti Episode: "Empty Quiver"
2012 Castle Gabriel Winters Episode: "The Final Frontier"
2012 12 Disasters of Christmas Joseph Television film
2014 Exes, TheThe Exes Matt Episode: "When Haskell Met Sammy"
2014 Bad Judge Chad Forbes Episode: "One Brave Waitress"
2015 Revenge James Allen 6 episodes
2015 Mistresses Dr. Alec Adams 10 episodes
2015 Faking It Hank 3 episodes
2016–17 2 Broke Girls Randy 17 episodes
2017 NCIS: New Orleans Ethan McKinley Episode: "Slay the Dragon"
2018 One Day at a Time Max 6 episodes


  1. ^ Schwartz, Ryan (December 19, 2017). "One Day at a Time: Meet Penelope's New Love Interest — 2018 FIRST LOOK". TVLine. 

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