Not the Quints - the Quins. The Dionne Quins were a totally different set of identical quintuplets. Imagine their parents’ chagrin! Marketing was going to be a nightmare, what with those famous Dionne Quints hogging the spotlight.
But seriously: see that Dr. Dafoe fellow? He ran the Dafoe Hospital, where the quints lived. Their parents had been declared unfit by the Canadian government after the kids were born in ’34. The parents got them back . . . in 1943.
As of this writing in early 2012, two are still alive.