PROFILE
Name:
Molly Quinn
Birth Date:
October 8, 1993
Birth Place:
Texarkana, Texas, USA
Height:
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Nationality:
American
Profession:
Actress
BIOGRAPHY
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Castle

Background:

American actress Molly Quinn is known to television audiences for portraying Alexis Castle, the main character's daughter, on the ABC series “Castle” from 2009 to present. She has provided the voice of Princess Bloom on the animated television series “ Winx Club” since 2011. Quinn won the Angel Film Award for Best Newcomer, Short Film at the 2009 Monaco International Film Festival for her performance on “The Sacrifice” (2009). Recently, in 2013, she appeared in the films “Hansel & Gretel Get Baked” and “We're the Millers.”          


The Nutcracker

Childhood and Family:

 Molly Caitlyn Quinn was born on October 8, 1993, in Texarkana, Texas. She is of Irish descent.   After performing in a community theater in a production of “The Nutcracker” at age 6, she started attending weekly acting classes with retired director and producer Martin Beck, and later performed at  the Young Actors Studio. Following six months of intensive training, she signed with the Osbrink agency and then with Management 360. Molly has three nieces.


We're the Millers

Career:

Molly Quinn made her feature film acting debut as Liz in “Camp Winoaka,” a 2006 family film starring James Cain, Kenton Duty and Clayton LaDue. She continued to appear in such films as “Winx Club: The Secret of the Lost Kingdom” (2007), “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story” (2007), “My One and Only” (2009) and “A Christmas Carol” (2009). However, it was her turn as Esmee Johnson on the Diane Namm award winning short film “The Sacrifice” (2009) that brought her recognition. The film won five awards at the 2009 Monaco International Film Festival, including Best Director, Short Film,  Best Ensemble Cast, Short Film, and Best Newcomer, Short Film for Quinn.   

Still in 2009, Quinn made it big on the small screen when she landed the main role of Castle's teenage daughter, Alexis, on the police procedural series “Castle,” which premiered on ABC on March 9, 2009. The show has won various awards and nominations.

In 2010, Quinn made her TV movie debut as Jennifer in the Disney Channel Original Movie “Avalon High,” which starred Gregg Sulkin, Britt Robertson, Joey Pollari, and Devon Graye. The movie is based on the book of the same name by Meg Cabot. The same year, she provided the voice of Bloom in the animated film “Winx Club 3D: Magic Adventure.” Quinn went on to voice Princess Bloom on the Italian animated TV series “Winx Club: Enchantix” (2011-2012), “Winx Club: Power of Believix” (2012) and “ Winx Club: Beyond Believix” (2012-2013). Her voice could also be heard in two episodes of “Ben 10: Ultimate Alien” in 2011.

Quinn played the role of Esmee Johnson on Diane Namm's drama “Finding Hope,” which was shown at the Newport Beach International Film Festival on April 25, 2013, and had a small role on the comedy/drama film “The First Time” (2012), which was written and directed by Jon Kasdan and starred Dylan O'Brien, Britt Robertson, Victoria Justice. In 2013, she starred as Gretel in the horror/comedy film “Hansel & Gretel Get Baked,” in which Quinn also served as an associate producer, and played the role of Melissa Fitzgerald in the comedy film “We're the Millers,” opposite Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Emma Roberts, and Will Poulter. She also appeared as computer hacker in the video short “Release the Panic” and provided the voice of the character Kara/Supergirl in the direct to video animation “Superman: Unbound” (both 2013). 


Awards:

Monaco International Film Festival: Angel Film Award, Best Newcomer, Short Film, “The Sacrifice,” 2009


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Alexis Castle Played by Molly Quinn
SP_COP - October 18, 2014 - abc.go.com
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SP_COP - October 18, 2014 - tvline.com
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