Quinn Cummings

Actress, inventor Quinn Cummings

Quinn Cummings is an American inventor, businesswoman, television and film actress, and author best known for her Oscar-nominated role in Neil Simon's The Goodbye Girl and her humorous memoir "Notes From The Underwire". Her second book, "The Year of Learning Dangerously", about homeschooling in America, was released in August, 2012.
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Twitter Is Having A Field Day With The New Man Bun Ken Doll
Huffington Post - 8 months
We reported Tuesday that Barbie was expanding its “Fashionistas” line to include 15 new Ken dolls with varying body types, skin tones and hairstyles. Twitter did not take it well.  The new Ken dolls look like they're ready to take on the Bachelorette. pic.twitter.com/lAMwKga6Uo — Candace Lowry (@TheCandaceLowry) June 20, 2017 Every one of the new Ken Dolls is a different bartender who has ignored me — Mara Wilson (@MaraWilson) June 21, 2017 Not comfortable w/the roleplaying these Ken dolls bring to our classroom. Top middle mansplains Wonder Woman. Top right sends unwanted nudes pic.twitter.com/yrRk1ZMCnV — Los Feliz Daycare (@LosFelizDaycare) June 21, 2017 But the main object of ridicule was Man Bun Ken, the doll sporting a perfectly coiled plastic bun perched atop his head. Twitter users immediately began making fun of his hairstyle: That tiny out-of-place hair & faint undercut line pic.twitter.com/RyG...
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People Are Imagining The White House Exit Pranks Obama Could Play
Huffington Post - about 1 year
President Barack Obama will hand over the keys to the White House to President-elect Donald Trump in less than two months. And Twitter users are already suggesting some lighthearted practical jokes the outgoing POTUS could play on his successor, via @TheWeeHoursWar and @Dubzzzinyaface’s globally trending #WhiteHouseExitPranks hashtag. It follows the wildly popular post-election Joe Biden meme, in which people imagined the vice president’s conversations with Obama during the transition. Here are some of the best posts we’ve seen so far: Have an actor pose as the minister of magic to explain the ongoing Voldemort war to trump #WhiteHouseExitPranks — Donde Groovily (@DondeGroovily) November 26, 2016 #WhiteHouseExitPranks change all the clocks to different time zones pic.twitter.com/t9YNL7hVlM — TXgirl88 (@laceyh88) November 26, 2016 Give all white house staff a 2 week vacation beginning Jan. 20th, 2017. #DoItYourWay #WhiteHouseExitPr...
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Quinn Cummings: My home-schooling manifesto
Salon.com - over 5 years
Quinn Cummings doesn't make it look easy. In a world where bookshelves groan with authoritative guides on how to distill any aspect of parenting into 10 easy steps that can be done in 30 short days, she boldly sets the tone in her new book on her "adventures in home schooling" by having a panic attack in her laundry room on the first page. From there, Cummings, beloved to Gen-Xers everywhere for her childhood roles in "The Goodbye Girl" and "Family," leads the reader through her frustrating, fulfilling, frequently very funny quest to build a meaningful education for her daughter Alice. Part memoir, part guide to understanding the rapidly growing home-school movement, Cummings' "The Year of Learning Dangerously" is, in her own words, her way of "explaining home schooling to people who don't home-school." It is, like many great adventures, one the author didn't originally envision ever taking, and one she often had to improvise along the way. Yet what's clear throughout is that Cumming...
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Today's celebrity birthdays - Aug. 13 - Superior Telegram
Google News - over 6 years
Actor John Slattery is 49. Actress Debi Mazar is 47. Actress Quinn Cummings ("Family") is 44. Country singer Andy Griggs is 38. Drummer Mike Melancon of Emerson Drive is 33. Actress Kathryn Fiore ("Reno 911!") is 32. Singer James Morrison is 27
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Hillbilly football out to prove strength - NorthJersey.com
Google News - over 6 years
Above, players and coaches from left to right are Joe Kubacki, Ryan Flood,Dariush Taghavi,Coach Ray Bowes,Nick Rollo,Coach Chris Demond,Joe Cordasco, Billy Guiliano and sitting Quinn Cummings. Come September, the linemen on the Verona High School
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Countdown to kickoff - NorthJersey.com
Google News - over 6 years
The Verona linemen have put in the work to be successful, and they too have a summer accomplishment to their name – the five-man team of Rollo, Quinn Cummings, Ryan Flood, Joe Cordasco and Dariush Taghavi won the Strongman competition against nearly
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BFHS track members compete in C'dA, Priest River - Bonners Ferry Herald
Google News - almost 7 years
Placing fifth in the 400 relay were Nathan Grow, Jesse Luther, Quinn Cummings, and Bryan Yeomans. Placing fifth in the 800 relay were Nathan Grow, Kyler Rice, Jesus Mendez, and Bryan Yeomans. Fourth in the 1600 meter relay were Connor Bennett,
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Lakeside girls tie for first at meet - Coeur d'Alene Press
Google News - almost 7 years
4x200 relay - 1, BF, (Quinn Cummings, Alexander DeMarco, Taylor Tompke, Robert Lundgren), 1:38.1 2, PR, 1:38.7, 3, KG, 1:49.7. 4x400 relay - 1, Kellogg, (Ryne Stull, Garret Wendt, Matt Kelso, Johnny Moore), 1600 sprint medley- 1, PR, (Mike Bach,
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SUNDAY VIEW; A Bit Too Much Mr. Nice Guy For 'The Goodbye Girl'?
NYTimes - almost 25 years
"The Goodbye Girl" would be a better show, I think, if Martin Short were less likable. That may seem a strange observation. A number of things are clearly wrong with the musical that the playwright Neil Simon, the composer Marvin Hamlisch and the lyricist David Zippel have fashioned from Mr. Simon's 1977 film of the same name. Few spectators
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Linda Cummings Married to Dentist
NYTimes - over 28 years
LEAD: Linda Lenore Cummings, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. DeForest Cummings Jr. of Buffalo and Bay Beach, Ontario, was married yesterday in Buffalo to Dr. James Patrick Murphy Jr., a son of Mr. and Mrs. Murphy of Flushing, Queens, and East Hampton, L.I. The Rev. Thomas P. Stewart, assisted by Msgr. George T. Linda Lenore Cummings, the daughter
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Quinn Cummings
    FORTIES
  • 2012
    Age 44
    Her second book, The Year of Learning Dangerously'', was published by Penguin Books in August, 2012.
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    Her second book, "The Year of Learning Dangerously", about homeschooling in America, was released in August, 2012.
  • 2009
    Age 41
    Cummings' first book, "Notes From The Underwire: Adventures from My Awkward and Lovely Life" was published in July 2009 by Hyperion Books http://www.hyperionbooks.com/bio/quinn-cummings/.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2006
    Age 38
    Inspired by the birth of her first child, Cummings created the HipHugger, a stylish, sling-type device for carrying a baby. She was the president of the HipHugger company, before selling it in 2006.
  • 2005
    Age 37
    In February 2005, Cummings created The QC Report, a blog which discusses the ironies of modern life from the point of view of a career-mom in her thirties.
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  • 2000
    Age 32
    In June 2000, Cummings gave birth to a daughter.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1991
    Age 23
    Her last acting role was in a 1991 episode of Blossom.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1985
    Age 17
    In 1985, Cummings also appeared in the short-lived ABC sitcom, Hail to the Chief, playing the daughter of the first female President of the United States (played by Patty Duke).
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1978
    Age 10
    In 1978, Cummings landed a recurring role on the drama series Family.
  • 1977
    Age 9
    Quinn Cummings began her career after being discovered by famed cinematographer James Wong Howe. She soon began landing roles in numerous television commercials, eventually winning the role of Marsha Mason's daughter, Lucy McFadden, in the 1977 film The Goodbye Girl.
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  • 1967
    Born
    Born on August 13, 1967.
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