Glenn Quinn

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  • Glenn Quinn: Doyle's an intense character. Doyle's trying to atone for his own past and he has to help Angel-but he doesn't want to become too involved. On one hand, here he is preaching to Angel to get involved with humans and really care about them, but meanwhile Doyle would rather be at the track betting the ponies and drinking.

  • Glenn Quinn: Not to sound egomaniac or anything, but just to get under people's skin like that, and for them to believe in you and believe strongly enough to write... it's flattering and it helps you during the day.

  • Glenn Quinn: When they first cast me, I was a pretty avid fan and vampire movies and Celtic mythology, so I was excited to get a chance to walk in Doyle's shoes and have fun with it.

  • Glenn Quinn: There's a lot of Doyle in me. I don't know where I begin and Doyle ends or where Doyle begins and I end.

  • Glenn Quinn: When you get to speak Irish, you become more at one with yourself, you kind of have a spark when you use it, and I think it's a great dialect. When they first cast me, I was a pretty avid fan of vampire movies and Celtic mythology, so I was excited to get a chance to walk in Doyle's shoes and have fun with it.

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  • In 2007, Glenn was nominated for a TV Land Award in the category of "When Bad Teens Go Good" for his work on Roseanne despite having been dead since 2002.

  • Glenn appeared in 9 major motion pictures.

  • Glenn was 5' 10" (1.78 m) tall.

  • Glenn's first screen kiss was with Gwyneth Paltrow in 1991 film entitled Shout .

  • Glenn appeared on Roseanne, which was filmed in the United States, and on Covington Cross, which was filmed in the England, simultaneously. He was forced to commute to film both series.

  • The role of Doyle on the Angel television series was the first time Glenn was permitted to use his Irish accent for a role on American television.

  • Glenn was good friends with David Boreanaz and Christian Kane. Both men found it difficult to use the name Doyle for Christian's character in season 5 of Angel.

  • Glenn grew up in Cabinteely, Dublin, Ireland in the same neighborhood with Cinematographer/Producer Noel Donnellon and Animator/Director Paul Donnellon.

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