Quinn Early: Quinn was born on Long Island, New York. He grew up in the theater where his mother, Dr. Ann Early, was a playwright. Quinn got an education in acting at a very young age. He always knew that he wanted a career in the performing arts but took a detour along the way. After graduating from the University of Iowa, The NFL became his stage. In 1988 Quinn began a 12-year career playing wide receiver in the NFL.
After retiring from football, Quinn worked in the sports nutrition industry and worked with kids helping them achieve their athletic goals. In 2011, Quinn was inspired by his mother to return to acting and stunt work. Quinn has appeared in more than 45 films and television shows. Most recently, Quinn has transitioned to being behind the camera as a writer/producer of the short film titled, “JUST BAKE COOKIES.” This film is also the directorial debut of Quinn’s son, Cameron Early.
The Shoulders of Giants is Quinn’s latest project heading into 2021, which promises to be a big year. Quinn is in full production mode. After the completion of this project, his plan is to enter both this documentary project as well as Just Bake Cookies into various national film festivals as well as utilize his contacts to procure distribution.