Aileen Quinn was born in Yardley, Pennsylvania, and began performing in local theater productions as a child. She then went on to commercial work before being cast as the “swing orphan” in the Broadway production of “Annie.”
She auditioned for over a year before being offered the role of “Annie” when the producers decided to make a film version of the hit musical. The movie was a smash hit, and the cast album went double platinum.
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Aileen Quinn is an American actress, singer-songwriter, and director with a net worth of $500 thousand.
She spent the years following “Annie” in limbo, as she was contracted to appear in a number of “Annie” sequels that never went into production. She shifted her focus to academics and earned a degree from Drew University.
She then resumed her acting career, appearing in the Broadway National Tours of “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Peter Pan,” and “Saturday Night Fever,” as well as other regional productions.
While studying at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, she also appeared in a number of classical theater productions. She still acts and performs with “The Leapin’ Lizards,” an L.A.-based rockabilly band.