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Kimberly Quinn
Cast Member
Biographical Information
Gender: Female
Birthdate: 1961
Birthplace: N/A
Show Information
Portrays: Tess Masterson
Status: Main Cast
First appearance: "Pilot"
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Kimberly Quinn, is an American journalist, commentator and magazine publisher and writer. Latterly the publisher of British conservative news magazine The Spectator. She portrays Tess Masterson on Twisted.

A native of Los Angeles, California, she is one of two daughters of businessman Marvin Solomon and actress Lugene Sanders. She majored in Victorian Studies at Vassar College. She has written for The Wall Street Journal, Vogue and UK newspapers The Daily Telegraph, The Times, Evening Standard, and The Independent. Before taking her position at The Spectator in 1996, she was the Communications and Marketing Director for Condé Nast Publications in the UK. She is currently writing a series of time travel adventures for young adults; the Chronicles of the Tempus series. The first, The Queen Must Die, is currently (2010) in print. The second, The Queen at War, will be published in 2013.

In 1987 she married American investment banker Michael Fortier; the couple divorced in 2000, following revelations of her affair with Stephen Quinn, the managing editor of Vogue and GQ magazines. The following year she married Quinn. During her marriage to Quinn, she had an affair with David Blunkett, Home Secretary in Tony Blair's ministry.


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Pulled Over Wife Short film
2006 End Game Thelma Direct-to-video film
2007 Look Joan Krebbs
2008 Blind Kelly Lewis Short film
2008 The Beneficiary Margaret Williams Short film
2010 I Want Candy (unknown) Short film, also producer
2010 Roshambo Carol Burgess Short film, also producer
2010 Bed & Breakfast Amanda
2013 A Little Game Laura
2014 St. Vincent de Van Nuys Ana
Year Title Role Notes
1995 Partners Janet Episode: "Who's Janet?"
1995 Ned & Stacey Rhonda Episode: "Halloween Story"
1998 Suddenly Susan Julie Episodes: "Oh, How They Danced" (parts 1 and 2)
1998 Nash Bridges Rebecca Taylor Episode: "Apocalypse Nash"
1999 Winding Roads Rene Taylor Television film, also co-writer and co-producer
2001 Diagnosis: Murder Ellen Sharp Episode: "Dance of Danger"
2002 Without Warning Ellen Sharp Television film
2004 I'm with Her Laura Malone Episode: "The Heartbreak Kid"
2004 Strong Medicine Linder Kerrigan Episode: "Healing Touch"
2004 Cold Case Kay Lang 1953 Episode: "Kay Lang 1953"
2004 NYPD Blue Annabelle Rhulen 'Matheson' Episode: "I Love My Wives, But Oh You Kid"
2006 Courting Alex Cassandra Episodes: "Everything I Know About Men" and "A Tale of Two Kisses"
2006 Without a Trace Stephanie Heller Episode: "The Little Things"
2007 Murder 101: College Can Be Murder Kelly Fogelle Television film
2006–2007 House M.D. Nurse Wendy Episodes: "Fools for Love" and "Insensitive"
2007–2008 Two and a Half Men Donna Episodes: "Dum Diddy Dum Diddy Doo" and "Meander to Your Dander"
2008 CSI: NY Bonnie Dillard Episode: "Right Next Door"
2009 Possible Side Effects Lynn Hunt Salinger Unsold TV pilot
2009 The Secret Life of the American Teenager (unknown) Episode: "Knocked Up, Who's There?"
2010 Terriers Gretchen Series regular
2012 Up All Night Dawn Episode: "Baby Fever"
2013–present Twisted Tess Masterson Series regular