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  • Aidan Quinn

    Born on March 8, 1959 in Rockford, Illinois

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)

Aidan Quinn as "Henry Dawes"

In the 1880s, after the U. S. Army's defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, the government continues to push Sioux Indians off their land. In Washington, D.C., Senator Henry Dawes (Aidan Quinn) introduces legislation to protect Native Americans rights. In South Dakota, schoolteacher Elaine Goodale (Anna Paquin) joins Sioux native and Western-educated Dr. Charles Eastman in working with tribe members. Meanwhile, Lakota Chief Sitting Bull refuses to give into mounting government pressures.

Emmy (Primetime) (2007) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie

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The Best 'Unknown' Movie Characters of All Time

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Annette Bourdeau on Feb 18th 2011, 4:00AM

Feb 18th 2011, 4:00AM

TIFF in 60 Seconds: Abigail Breslin, 'Last Night,' Oscar Buzz

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Sep 18th 2010, 12:02PM

Sep 18th 2010, 12:02PM

Review: Flipped

Posted by
John Gholson on Aug 12th 2010, 11:02AM

Aug 12th 2010, 11:02AM

Movie Casting: Clive Owen Replaces Paul Walker in 'Protection'

Posted by
Andrew Scott on Jan 21st 2010, 9:01AM

Jan 21st 2010, 9:01AM

Tribeca Review: The Eclipse

Posted by
Eric D. Snider on Apr 28th 2009, 4:03PM

Apr 28th 2009, 4:03PM

The Latest Sports Tear-Jerker: '5th Quarter'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Oct 7th 2008, 12:30PM

Oct 7th 2008, 12:30PM

Review: Dark Matter

Posted by
James Rocchi on Apr 17th 2008, 2:02PM

Apr 17th 2008, 2:02PM

EXCLUSIVE: 'Dark Matter' Clip

Posted by
Erik Davis on Apr 3rd 2008, 2:02PM

Apr 3rd 2008, 2:02PM

EXCLUSIVE: 'Dark Matter' Poster Premiere

Posted by
Erik Davis on Feb 13th 2008, 7:02AM

Feb 13th 2008, 7:02AM

'Dark Matter' Finds a Distributor

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jan 15th 2008, 2:02PM

Jan 15th 2008, 2:02PM

Quickhits: No more PDR, Quinn to Dark Matter, Eisenberg to Bosnia

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Jul 1st 2006, 5:05AM

Jul 1st 2006, 5:05AM

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