Martha Quinn Biography (1959-)

Born May 11, 1959, in Albany, NY; daughter of David Quinn (an attorney) and Nina Pattison (a retirement counselor); stepdaughter of Jane Bryant Quinn (a writer); married, husband's name, George. Career: Actress. Worked as alaw librarian and radio intern. Awards, Honors: Two Annual Cable Excellence (ACE) Awards, for work on MTV. Addresses: Contact: 132 Keller Lane, North Salem, NY 10560.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
May 11, 1959
Albany, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Video jockey, MTV, 1990-92
  • Rotating host, The Late Show, Fox, 1986
  • Host of musical group segment, Ed McMahon's Star Search, syndicated, 1986
  • Tracy, The Bradys, CBS, 1990
  • Host, Rockline on MTV, MTV, 1991
  • Co-host, Star Search, 1994--
  • Episodic
  • Blossom, NBC, 1991
  • Celebrity host, "Home Alone," Parker Lewis Can't Lose, Fox, 1992
  • "Captain Video," Full House, ABC, 1992
  • Alison Axelrod, "Designing Mothers," Full House, ABC, 1992
  • Alison Axelrod, "The Dating Game," Full House, ABC, 1993
  • Woman in commercial, "Mining Accident," The Weird Al Show, CBS, 1997
  • Woman in commercial, "Al Gets Robbed," The Weird Al Show, CBS, 1997
  • Also appeared on an episode of the series Fame, NBC/syndicated, inthe 1980s.
  • Specials
  • The Rich Hall Show, Showtime, 1987
  • Our Planet Tonight, NBC, 1987
  • The 12th Annual ACE Awards, syndicated, 1991
  • Host, A Spinal Tap Reunion, NBC, 1992
  • Variety Reviews '92, syndicated, 1993
  • Also appeared on several MTV Music Awards, MTV.
  • Film Appearances
  • (As Martha C. Quinn) RVTV video jockey, Tapeheads, Avenue Pictures, 1988
  • Tympani Charles, Dangerous Curves, Vestron, 1988
  • Newscaster, Dead Heat, New World Pictures, 1988
  • Music video hostess, Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives!, Scotti Brothers Pictures, 1989
  • Mae Clutter, Chopper Chicks in Zombietown, New Line Home Video, 1990
  • Emily, Problem Child 2, Universal, 1991
  • Bank Teller, Motorama, Two Moon Releasing, 1991
  • Lisa, Bad Channels, Paramount, 1991

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals:
    • Interview, September 1984, .
    • People, March 21, 1983, p. 52.*

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