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'Lost' star Terry O'Quinn moves into '666 Park Avenue'

'Lost' star Terry O'Quinn moves into '666 Park Avenue'

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Emmy Award-winning actor Terry O'Quinn says he sees little resemblance between his iconic, island-loving "Lost" character John Locke and Gavin Doran, the powerful New York luxury apartment building owner he plays in ABC's freshman series, "666 Park Avenue."
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O'Quinn reunites with Kim on 'Five-0'

O'Quinn reunites with Kim on 'Five-0'

LOS ANGELES, June 21 (UPI) -- Terry O'Quinn is to join the cast of "Hawaii Five-0," which features his former "Lost" co-star Daniel Dae Kim, CBS announced Tuesday.
'Lost' co-stars set for Abrams pilot

'Lost' co-stars set for Abrams pilot

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- NBC has ordered a pilot from U.S. writer-producer J.J. Abrams starring former "Lost" co-stars Michael Emerson and Terry O'Quinn, New York Magazine said.

Enhanced version of 'Lost' episode to air

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- ABC has announced it will air a special enhanced version of the third season finale of its hit U.S. series "Lost" ahead of its upcoming fourth season premiere.

'Lost' star Terry O'Quinn wins 1st Emmy

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Terry O'Quinn of "Lost" took the prize for best supporting actor in a drama at the 59th annual Emmy Awards show in Los Angeles Sunday night.

Boone comes back on ABC's 'Lost'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- ABC announced that Ian Somerhalder is guest starring on "Lost" as Boone, who was killed off in first season of the hit TV series.

ABC launches 6-episode 'Masters of Sci Fi'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- ABC will air six mid-season episodes of "Masters of Science Fiction" adapted from stories by acclaimed U.S. writers.

Touchstone sweetens the pot for 'Lost' lot

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Original members of the Golden Globe-winning cast of ABC's hit series, "Lost," are getting a hefty pay hike from producer Touchstone Television.

More revealed about 'Lost' characters

HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- A native Louisianan sometimes feels frustration playing the part of a spoiled rich kid stranded on a remote island in ABC's new hit drama, "Lost."
Terry O'Quinn
Actor Terry O'Quinn signs autographs before the closing ceremonies at the 47th Monte Carlo Television Festival in Monte Carlo, Monaco on June 14, 2007. (UPI Photo/David Silpa)

Terry O'Quinn (born Terrance Quinn; July 15, 1952) is an American actor, most famous for playing John Locke on the TV series Lost. He made his debut in a 1980 television movie called F.D.R.: The Last Year. Since then, O'Quinn has had minor supporting roles in films and TV movies such as Young Guns, All the Right Moves, Silver Bullet, Places in the Heart, Between Two Women, and The Rocketeer, in which he portrayed Howard Hughes. O'Quinn has had guest roles on TV shows such as Miami Vice, The Twilight Zone, Tales of the Unexpected, The West Wing, JAG, Remington Steele, and The X Files.

O'Quinn became known for playing the title role in The Stepfather and Stepfather II, and in 1996 O'Quinn was cast as Peter Watts in Millennium, which ran for three seasons (1996–1999). In 2004, O'Quinn finally broke into mainstream popularity after landing the role of John Locke on the ABC TV series Lost, for which he won an Emmy Award in 2007 and was nominated in 2005 and 2010.

O'Quinn was born as Terrance Quinn at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, one of 11 siblings born to Irish American parents. He grew up in nearby Newberry, Michigan, and was raised Roman Catholic. He attended Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, and the University of Iowa in Iowa City. He changed his surname from Quinn to O'Quinn as another registered actor already had the name Terrance Quinn.

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