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Terry O'Quinn ACTOR


Terry O'Quinn was born on July 15th, 1952 in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan with the birth name Terrance Quinn to a family of eleven children total.  During high school he became very involved in percussion and was raised in Michigan.  He later earned a degree from Central Michigan University as well as the University of Iowa.
He is most well known for his role in the films, "The Stepfather" (1987) and "The Stepfather II" (1989), portraying Jerry Blake.  He is also very well remembered for his role as John Locke in the television series, "Lost" (2004-2010), a role for which in 2007 he won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Best Supporting Actor. 
It was during his years at college that he first began to develop an interest in acting.  Not only did he have talent as an actor he also excelled at playing the guitar and singing.  Also, during college he realized his talent for writing and directing.  One of his early directing and writing projects was the musical, "Orchestrina".
Soon O'Quinn began adding a number of acting credits to his resume such as a role on the television movie, "F.D.R: The Last Year" (1980) followed by appearances on the television series, "The Doctors" (1981), "Tales of the Unexpected" (1982) and "ABC After School Specials" (1983).
In addition to his early television roles he also worked on a variety of feature films such as, "Places in the Heart" (1984), "Silver Bullet" (1985), "The Stepfather" (1987), "Young Guns" (1988), "The Rocketeer" (1991) and "Tombstone" (1993) starring Kurt Russell, Sam Elliott and Powers Booth among many other stars.
For his role in, "The Stepfather", he was nominated for his first Saturn Award as well as an Independent Spirit Award.  He had now begun to make quite a name for himself in Hollywood and numerous television roles followed such as, "The X-Files", "Jake and the Fatman", "Tales from the Crypt", "Earth 2", "Homicide: Life on the Street", "Star Trek: The Next Generation", "Diagnosis Murder" and "Millennium".
More recently he has continued to work in the industry making guest appearances on the television series, "Alias" (2001), "Lost" (2004), "Hawaii Five-O" (2011-2012), "666 Park Avenue" (2012) and the television movie, "Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story" (2011). 
He has married only one time to Lori O'Quinn in 1979 and they have two children and remain together today. 


2012   666 Park Avenue

2011-2012  Hawaii Five-0 

2011   Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story 

2011   Hallelujah 

2004-2010  Lost 

2007   Masters of Science Fiction 

2003-2004  The West Wing 

2004   The Animated Alias: Tribunal 

2004   NCIS

2004   Law & Order: Criminal Intent

2002-2004  Alias 

2003   Phenomenon II

2003   Old School 

1995-2002  JAG 

2002   The Locket 

2002   First Monday 

2002   Hometown Legend 

1995-2002  The X-Files 

2001   Roswell

2001   American Outlaws

2001   WW 3

2001   Semper Fi

1999-2000  Harsh Realm 

2000   Rated X

1996-1999  Millennium 

1999   Murder in a Small Town

1998   The X Files 

1997   Breast Men 

1997   My Stepson, My Lover 

1997   On the Edge of Innocenc

1997   Shadow Conspiracy 

1996   Ghosts of Mississippi 

1996   Diagnosis Murder

1996   Primal Fear

1995   Homicide: Life on the Street 

1995   The Client 

1994-1995  Earth 2 

1995   Ray Alexander: A Menu for Murder 

1995   Shadow Warriors 

1994   Tales from the Crypt 

1994   Matlock

1994   A Friend to Die For

1994   Justice in a Small Town

1994   Don't Talk to Strangers 

1994   Heart of a Child 

1994   Lipstick Camera 

1994   MacShayne: Winner Takes All

1994   Star Trek: The Next Generatio

1993   Tombstone

1993   Amityville: A New Generation 

1993   Visions of Murder 

1993   Born Too Soon 

1992   The Good Fight

1992   Wild Card 

1992   Sexual Advances 

1992   L.A. Law 

1992   Trial: The Price of Passion 

1992   Deliver Them from Evil: The Taking of Alta View 

1992   The Cutting Edge 

1992   My Samurai

1991   Company Business 

1991   The Rocketeer

1991   Shoot First: A Cop's Vengeance 

1991   Son of the Morning Star 

1991   The Last to Go 

1990   Kaleidoscope 

1990   Prisoners of the Sun 

1990   Jake and the Fatman

1990   Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception 

1989   Stepfather II 

1989   The Forgotten One 

1989   Blind Fury 

1989   Roe vs. Wade 

1989   Guts and Glory: The Rise and Fall of Oliver North 

1988   Young Guns

1988   Pin 

1988   A Year in the Life

1988   Stranger on My Land 

1988   The Jogger

1987   Moonlighting 

1987   When the Time Comes 

1987   Black Widow

1987   The Stepfather 

1987   At Mother's Request

1986   Women of Valor 

1986   SpaceCamp 

1986   Between Two Women 

1985   Remington Steele 

1985   An Early Frost 

1985   Silver Bullet 

1985   The Twilight Zone

1985   Right to Kill? 

1985   Mischief 

1984   Mrs. Soffel 

1984   Miami Vice

1984   Places in the Heart 

1983   All the Right Moves

1983   ABC Afterschool Specials

1983   Without a Trace 

1982   Tales of the Unexpected

1981   The Doctors

1980   Heaven's Gate 

1980   F.D.R.: The Last Year

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