Dr. Michaela Quinn
Dr. Mike
Biographical Information
Race: Caucasian

Dr. Michaela Quinn Sully

Occupation: Doctor
Status: Alive
born: February 15, 1833
Age: 34-41
Origin: Boston, Massachusetts
Husband: Byron Sully
Parents: Elizabeth Quinn(Mother)

Josef Quinn(Father)

Family: Marjorie Quinn † (sister)

Rebecca Dickinson (sister)
Maureen Quinn (sister)
Claudette Quinn (sister)
Theodore Quinn (uncle and godfather)
Carlton Quinn † (cousin)

Children: Matthew Cooper (Adopted)

Colleen Cooper (Adopted)
Brian Cooper (Adopted)
Katie Sully (Daughter)
miscarried child

Production Details
First Appearance: Pilot
Actor: Jane Seymour

Dr. Michaela Quinn (sometimes referred to as Mrs. Sully or Dr. Michaela Quinn Sully) is the town doctor of Colorado Springs that had to fight for her right to be accepted as such. She's played by Jane Seymour.

Vital InformationEdit

  • Wife of Sully, virgin before.
  • Mother of Katie.
  • She was born February 15th, 1833, in Boston, the 5th and last daughter of Josef and Elizabeth Quinn.
  • She had a dream to be a doctor & attended the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania when no other schools would accept her.
  • Before leaving for Colorado she answered an ad in The Globe asking for a town doctor.
  • Graduated from the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, class of 1860 and specialized in diagnosis.


Season 1Edit

  • Pilot - She arrives in Colorado Springs & begins to learn how to live on the frontier. She also begins to be accepted as a doctor & gains herself a family of her own. For Christmas she receives a shingle from Sully to hang on the exterior of the cabin.
  • Epidemic - She does her best to treat an influenza epidemic & becomes ill herself.
  • The Visitor - She borrows money from her mother to buy the clinic tends to Robert E.'s burns after his forge explodes.
  • Law of the Land - Has to choose what to do when she discovers that Matthew helped Jon steal & slaughter a cow.
  • The Healing - She performs an hernia operation on Loren with Miss Olive's permission.
  • Father's Day - has to deal with the fact that she didn't save a patient cause she didn't see what was ailing them & the fact that the children may be taken by their father.
  • Bad Water - goes off to prove that Clay Harding has been dumping mercury in Willow Creek.
  • The Great American Medicine Show - a medicine show comes to town promising fake cures & she has .
  • A Cowboy's Lullaby - tries to find a home for a baby that's 1/2 Indian & get's trapped by a bear. She would've kept the child until Sully convinces the father to come back for it.
  • Running Ghost - She has to help Sully heal from his injuries after he's beaten by Rankin's men.
  • The Prisoner - She & Sully try their best to help Cloud Dancing escape after Custer comes to town.
  • Happy Birthday - Michaela turns 35 as her children try to set her up with various men around the town. But her biggest problem lies when she loses a patient to blood poisoning (due to a dirty razor Jake used for shaving him) that drives Jake into a spiraling alcholic depression. It is hinted in this episode that Jake might have a thing for her, but might just be the drunkeness. Her and Sully have their first kiss.
  • Rite of Passage Michaela has her first true struggle as a parent when Matthew wishes to marry Ingrid and learns to be less overprotective when he undergoes a manhood ritual.
  • Heroes
  • The Operation
  • The Secret
  • Portraits

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  • "Savages don't knock, Mother." (The Visitor)
  • "Forgive me Reverend, but I thought you answered to a higher authority." (The Prisoner)"
  • "Children who are raised with respect try their best. Children who are raised with fear just try to get even." (Just One Lullaby)

Family TreeEdit

Theodore Quinn
Josef Quinn
Elizabeth Quinn
Carlton Quinn †
Marjorie Quinn
Rebecca Dickinson
Maureen Quinn
Claudette Quinn
Dr. Michaela Quinn
Byron Sully
Katie Sully