Aileen Quinn Gains Fame as ‘Annie’

Celebrity Q&A, Featured Article
on October 13, 2012


What happened to the girl who starred in the movie version of Annie?
Hazel Sanders, Fayetteville, Ark.
Aileen Quinn, 41, starred in that 1982 musical, now on Blu-ray, opposite Carol Burnett (as the cruel orphanage headmistress) and Albert Finney (as rich Daddy Warbucks). The Yardley, Pa., native earned a language degree from Drew University in 1994 and has been active in show business for more than 30 years. A veteran of several Broadway national tours, she also appeared in the films “The Frog Prince”, “30” and most recently “Multiple Sarcasms.” These days Quinn performs in the Los Angeles area as the lead singer in a rockabilly band, The Leapin’ Lizards, that plans to release an album next year.