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David Quinlan is an English film critic, journalist, film historian and author.

Quinlan was the film critic for the TVTimes from 1972 to 2006. Other contributions to film periodicals include Films Illustrated, Photoplay, Films and Filming and Film Review.[1]

He co-edits the film review website with Alan Frank.[2]


Publications include:


  1. ^ Quinlan, David (1985), Quinlan's Illustrated Directory of Film Character Actors (1995 revised ed.), Bath: The Bath Press, ISBN 0-87000-412-3
  2. ^ Pictures That Talk - About us. Retrieved on 2008-03-20.