All Grown Up
Little orphan Annie lived a hard knock life, but we couldn’t resist signing along with her and her fellow orphans in the 1982 film. Since the movie’s success, we’ve pretty much stayed up with most of the adults from the classic movie. Miss Agatha Hannigan (Carol Burnett), Daddy Warbucks (Albert Finney), Rooster Hannigan (Tim Curry) and his girlfriend (Bernadette Peters) have all continued to thrive in Hollywood. But what about little orphan Annie?
Aileen Quinn has been pretty much MIA since we last saw her wishing for tomorrow. Well, she hasn’t totally been out of the limelight. She’s been in a few productions, made some appearances and even has a successful singing career.
Here’s what our little orphan Annie has been up to…
Life After Tomorrow
In 2006, a filmmaker produced Life After Tomorrow, a documentary showcasing the journey of women in Broadway, including the lives of little orphan Annie and her orphan sisters. Sarah Jessica Parker, who played Annie on Broadway, was also featured in the documentary. Zooming in on the life of an adult Aileen Quinn, we take a look at her then and now…
After Annie’s Success
Immediately following the success of Annie, Aileen Quinn was still under contract with Columbia Pictures to make Annie sequels that never happened. She then went on to star in lead roles in not-so-popular theater productions, including The Frog Prince and was the voice of Dorothy in a TV cartoon special of The Wizard of Oz.