Born in Chicago, Illinois on March 23, 1915, Louis Quinn was an American television and film actor. Quinn began his career as a radio personality, hosting variety shows and writing comedy for Milton Berle and Don McNeill's Breakfast Club, but it wasn't long before his gravely voice began landing him roles on television and in the movies. His first television role was on "The People's Choice," starring former "Our Gang" star Jackie Cooper. Afterward, he appeared regularly on television in numerous TV shows usually as heavies in "The Alaskans," three episodes on "Batman," "The Virginian," "Please Don't Eat the Daisies," "The Donna Reed Show" and "Gilligan's Island." He became best known for his role as Roscoe in the ABC detective television series, "77 Sunset Strip," which ran from 1958 to 1963. On the big screen, Quinn played mostly supporting roles in such films as "Raid on Entebbe," "All the President's Men," "Unholy Rollers," "Birds Do It,' and "Linda Lovelace for President." He passed away at the age of 73 from lung cancer in his Los Angeles home on September 14, 1988.


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