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Thomas Michael Quinn (April 28, 1934, Queens, New York – January 5, 2014, Teaneck, New Jersey) was an American actor who appeared in numerous small roles on television and in various films, including a stint as Detective Patrick Mahon on HBO's The Wire.

small roles in the films Major League II and Super 8. He portrayed Coach Bell in The Hammer.

Quinn died in 2014 at age 79 from complications of diabetes.[1]


Year Title Role Notes
1968 Beyond the Law Detective Finney
1975 Pick-Up Executive
1977 Andy Warhol's Bad Man Buying Newspaper
1978 Nunzio Pete
1978 King of the Gypsies Jewelry Store Detective
1979 Voices Fat Floyd
1979 ...And Justice for All. Desk Clerk Kiley
1988 Monkey Shines Charlie Cunningham
1993 The Pelican Brief Sara Ann Morgan's Father
1997 Shadow Conspiracy Reporter #1
1998 Enemy of the State Tunnel Technician
2007 The Hammer Coach Bell
2010 The Next Three Days Elderly Man
2011 Super 8 Mr. McCandless (final film role)


  1. ^ "Tom Quinn, boxer and character actor, dies at 79". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2014-01-23.

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