Colin Quinn on Bombing an Audition with Tom Cruise and Turning Down Mike Myers
Colin Quinn is an American stand-up comedian, actor and writer. He is best known for his work as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, MTV's Remote Control and Comedy Central's Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. Other notable works include his time on Broadway with Colin Quinn: An Irish Wake and Colin Quinn: Long Story Short. Quinn also ventured into off-Broadway productions, such as Colin Quinn: The New York Story, directed by Jerry Seinfeld. Quinn also released the one man-show Red State Blue State, which CNN adapted into a comedy special in May 2019. Outside of performing, Quinn is also an author. His first book, The Coloring Book: A Comedian Solves Race Relations in America, and his second book, Overstated: A Coast-to-Coast Roast of the 50 States, are out now. Quinn can next be seen in his off-Broadway show Colin Quinn: Small Talk. Performances begin at the Lucille Lortel Theatre in January 2023.