Jamie Quinn (actor)

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Jamie Quinn is a Scottish actor and musician. He is best known for his roles as Private Kevin "Mac" McDowell in Bluestone 42, Fergie in Still Game and Ian Baird in Two Doors Down.

Early life[edit]

Quinn was born in Glasgow, Scotland and grew up in Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire[1].

He trained at the Drama Centre London[2].

Career[edit]

Quinn began his career playing the role of Fergie in the BBC One sitcom Still Game, a role which he played for seven series.[citation needed]

On stage, he appeared in the role of Fraz in the Olivier Award-winning production of Black Watch (play) with the National Theatre of Scotland,[3] at the Barbican Centre, London and St. Ann's Warehouse, New York.

He played George "Spanky" Farrell, a 1950's working class Teddy Boy, in the 2015 revival of the classic play "The Slab Boys" (the first in The Slab Boys Trilogy) at the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, directed by David Hayman and designed by playwright and artist John Byrne (playwright).

From 2013 to 2015, Quinn starred in the BBC Three comedy Bluestone 42, playing the role of Private Kevin "Mac" McDowell.[4][5][6]

Since 2015, Quinn has played the role of Ian Baird in the BBC Two show Two Doors Down.

In 2017 he appeared in the Michael Winterbottom film "On The Road", alongside the British Rock band Wolf Alice. The film premiered at the BFI London Film Festival.

In 2018, Quinn starred in the Karen Gillan directed feature The Party's Just Beginning. It premiered at the Glasgow Film Festival.

Quinn is the singer and guitarist in the Alternative rock band Penny Mob][7].

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Still Game star Jamie Quinn releases new EP with band Penny Mob". The Daily Record.
  2. ^ Cooper, Zoe (2016). Petrification. Bloomsbury Publishing. ISBN 978-1350014732.
  3. ^ National Theatre of Scotland. Retrieved 09.04.2014
  4. ^ BBC. Retrieved 09.04.2014
  5. ^ Radio Times. Retrieved 09.04.2014
  6. ^ Express. Retrieved 09.04.2014
  7. ^ "Meet Jamie Quinn the lead singer of positive rock 'n' rollers Penny Mob ahead of gig at Proud Camden". The Times Series.

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