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Terry O'Quinn: I'd Like To Come Back For The Same Show Next Time

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Terry O'Quinn is coming back to prime time this week. He's co-starring on the new FOX series, "Gang Related," and he tells Good Day L.A. he wouldn't mind if the series has a good long run of at least five years.

That would be almost as long as his classic series, "Lost," ran.

And speaking of "Lost," did you know that shock rocker Marilyn Manson was a big fan of that show?

Terry says Manson handed him a watercolor of his character John Locke during their first and only meeting, and that the painting now hangs in Terry's living room. And it's become such a prized possession that Terry says, "It's one of the five or six things I would grab if the place lit on fire."

Terry O'Quinn joins Steve Edwards and Maria Sansone on Good Day L.A.

Fun facts about Terry O'Quinn: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He 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.


2) O'Quinn has had guest roles on TV shows such as Miami Vice, The Twilight Zone, Tales of the Unexpected, The West Wing, Star Trek: The Next Generation, JAG, Remington Steele, The X Files, Alias, Falling Skies, and the 2010 version of Hawaii Five-0. He starred in the ABC supernatural drama series 666 Park Avenue. O'Quinn became known for playing the title role in The Stepfather and Stepfather II and was cast in 1996 as Peter Watts in Millennium, which ran for three seasons (1996–1999). In 2004, he 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) and a Saturn Award in 2004.

3) Terry began acting in the 1970s during his time at Central Michigan University. He not only was an outstanding actor but also playwright/director. He wrote and directed the musical Orchestrina. This musical featured five main characters: The Man (played by Jeff Daniels), The Boy (Harold Downs), The Woman (Ann O'Donnell), The Girl (Debbie Penwarden), and The Drunk (James Hilliker), plus a female and a male chorus.

‘Gang Related’ airs Thursday nights at 9:00pm on FOX.

Twitter: @OQuinnTerry



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