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Rarified Heir Podcast - Episode #132: Chrissy Quinn (Louis Quinn, Christine Nelson)

Episode #132: Chrissy Quinn (Louis Quinn, Christine Nelson)

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Today on another encore episode of the Rarified Heir Podcast, we speak with Chrissy Quinn, who has not one, but two famous parents. Her father, Louis Quinn is perhaps best remembered for his role on televisions 77 Sunset Strip where he played lovable Roscoe The Bookmaker. However his show business career goes back to radio when he wrote for Milton Berle and we discuss some legends Louis worked with like Ray Bolger and Edd “Kookie” Byrnes. We also talk about her mother, Christine Nelson, a funny lady who is deeply connected to Allan Sherman – she is in fact Sarah Jackman from his My Son The Folk Singer as well as her own comedy album Didj’a Come Here to Play Cards, Or to Talk? for all you deep dive comedy nerds. We say that with affection by the way.

We also hear about Chrissy’s own comedy career, a bonkers story about befriending Robin Williams before he was a megastar on Mork & Mindy as well as stories about having the real Bozo-The Clown appear at her birthday, her Godfather Sammy Davis Jr. & her dad’s role in the film: Vasectomy : A Delicate Matter. So join us won’t you on this encore edition of the Rarified Heir Podcast. Everyone has a story.

05/30/23 • 72 min

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