Francesco Quinn (24’s Syed Ali) has passed away

Francesco Quinn
Francesco Quinn

Sad news to report – 24 alumni Francesco Quinn has passed away today at the age of 48 while playing with his ten year old son. Francesco suffered from a severe heart attack; paramedics arrived at his Malibu home but were unable to revive him.

24 fans will remember Francesco Quinn as Syed Ali, leader of Middle-Eastern terrorist group Second Wave in the second season of 24 for five episodes. Quinn has also guest-starred in popular shows such as The Shield and NCIS among others.

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August 9, 2011 at 5:29 pm
That’s horrible. Last year Dennis Hopper and now him… I see a pattern there.