Many of Ray's X Factor performances had an old-fashioned feel, and in the earlier stages of the competition he was criticised by Louis for repeatedly performing swing-style numbers.Sharon Osbourne christened him "panto boy" and the judges generally queried his ability as a pure singer as opposed to a "song-and-dance man".In the later stages some of the judges seemed satisfied that the range of his performances had widened.
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,singer and dancer, third of three sons brought up in Childwall by parents Val and Ray Snr.
Quinn went on to study Performing Arts at Merseyside Dance and Drama College for a three year course where he completed two years before joining the X Factor finals.
Acting career Quinn is known for playing teenager cite web |url= |title=The Official London Theatre Guide - Quinn swings into Grease |accessdate=2008-05-29 |date=2008-05-28 |work=The Official London Theatre Guide |publisher=The Society of London Theatre] Dance Disco - British Champion; Ballroom - British Champion, European Champion, World Latin Champion; Latin - British Champion; Modern - British Champion; Ballet - Advanced Level; Tap - Advanced Level; Modern - Advanced Level; Jazz - Advanced Level; Acrobatic Skills i.e.
Summersaults, no hand cartwheels Radio The Lost Boys - Narrator of book for Big Toe Radio, September 2004Millions - Narrator of the film for Big Toe Radio, November 2004Awards* 2002 - Best Dramatic Performance, * 2002 - Best Storyline, The British Soap Awards* 2002 - Best Young Actor, Inside Soap Awards* 2002 - Best Performance in a Network Soap, Royal TV Society * 2005 - Manchester Talent Competition- £5000 prize* 2007 - Scouseology Award, Best Personality* 2007 - Liverpool Local Hero Awards, Contribution to Musicinging career February 2005 - Tsunami Appeal - Performance - Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.
Quinn finished a respectable 2nd in the 3rd series of ".
Ray now resides in Widnes with his partner of three years Kirsty Mc Inerney.
Early life Quinn attended Rudston Junior School in Childwall and Gateacre Comprehensive School, Liverpool.
From a very young age a major influence in his life was his singing coach Suzanne Taylor.
His interests in music often led to him being isolated from his peers during his childhood, he described his schoollife as "humming his favourite songs in the corner of the playground whilst all the other lads would be playing football or other things that teenagers would get up to.