Patrick Quinn

Patrick Quinn, the newly appointed executive director of the Actors' Equity Association, died suddenly of a heart attack in the early hours of Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006. He was 55. Maria Somma, a spokesperson at Equity, confirmed the news. Mr. Quinn died while at his country home. The Council of Actors' Equity Association announced on Aug. 22 that he would be the union's new executive director, effective Oct. 5. He was to have succeeded Alan Eisenberg, who is leaving after 25 years in the position.

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  • Born: Feb 12, 1950 in Philadelphia, PA
  • Death: Sep 24, 2006 in Poconos, NY