Kevin Quinn (actor)

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Kevin Quinn
Born (1997-05-21) May 21, 1997 (age 21)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActor
Years active2013–present
Home townWilmette, Illinois. U.S.

Kevin Quinn (born May 21, 1997[1]) is an American actor. He is known for his starring role in the Disney Channel original series Bunk'd, and his supporting role in the 2016 Disney Channel Original Movie Adventures in Babysitting.

Early life[edit]

Quinn was born in Chicago,[1] and grew up in Wilmette, Illinois.[2] Son of Brian Quinn, an advertising executive, and Tamara Quinn, founder of Pulling Down the Moon. He has a twin sister.

Career[edit]

Growing up, Kevin Quinn was involved in Musical Theater productions at the Children's Theater of Winnetka, a lesser known theater company near his hometown. He began his professional career by appearing in episodes of Shameless[1] and Chicago P.D.[1]

Before being on Disney, he auditioned for season 12 of American Idol.[3] He wound up being one of the top 60 males in the country.[4] He then played Jonny in Steppenwolf Theater's production of Lord of the Flies,[1][4] and a boy in a Chicago Shakespeare Theater adaption of Henry V.[4]

In 2015 Quinn was cast on the spinoff Disney Channel series Bunk'd.[5][6][7] In 2016 he appeared in the Disney Channel Original Movie Adventures in Babysitting.[8][9]

Filmography[edit]

Film, television and video game roles
Year Title Role Notes
2013 American Idol Himself Contestant (season 12)
2014 Chicago P.D. Nate Hansen Episode: "Get My Cigarettes"
2015 Shameless 17 Year Old Boy Episode: "I'm the Liver"
2015–2017 Bunk'd Xander Main role (seasons 1–2)
2016 Adventures in Babysitting Zac Chase Disney Channel Original Movie
2017 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Gula Kingdom Hearts χ Backcover movie; voice role (video game)
2018 Champions Gregg Episodes: "Nepotism", "Opening Night"
TBA Kids and Ghosts Rex Film; post-production[citation needed]
TBA Canal Street Brian Sudermill Film; filming[10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "BUNK'D bios - Kevin Quinn". Disney Channel Press. Retrieved October 15, 2015.
  2. ^ Jamie Sotonoff; Dann Gire (January 19, 2016). "For Disney star from Wilmette, business comes first in showbiz". Daily Herald. Arlington Heights, Illinois. Retrieved April 22, 2016.
  3. ^ Brenna Weingus (February 7, 2013). "American Idol Recap: Hollywood Week Kicks Off With the Men". The Huffington Post. Retrieved October 14, 2015.
  4. ^ a b c "Chicago Shakespeare Theater: Henry V". chicagoshakes.com. Retrieved October 22, 2015.
  5. ^ Denise Petski (April 24, 2015). "Disney Channel's 'Jessie' Spinoff Gets Title, Rounds Out Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 27, 2016.
  6. ^ Virginia Van de Wall (April 24, 2015). "Meet The Newest Cast Members Of The "Jessie" Spinoff Show". J-14. Retrieved June 27, 2016.
  7. ^ "Karan Brar, Kevin Quinn, and Miranda May Have Recorded the 'Bunk'd' Theme Song!". Fanlala. Retrieved October 22, 2015.
  8. ^ Denise Petski (April 26, 2016). "'Adventures In Babysitting', 'Bizaardvark' Get Premiere Dates On Disney Channel". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 27, 2016.
  9. ^ Bill Zwecker (June 19, 2016). "Chicago's Kevin Quinn has 'Adventures in Babysitting'". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved May 13, 2017.
  10. ^ Dave McNary (February 23, 2017). "'Empire' Actor Bryshere Gray to Star in Indie Drama 'Canal Street'". Variety. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  11. ^ Nina Metz (April 13, 2017). "'Empire' star filming Chicago indie drama about a teen wrongfully accused". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved May 13, 2017.

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