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Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn's biography

Anthony Quinn is 86 years old film actor born at Chihuahua City. He was born on Wednesday 21st of April 1915. He is often nicknamed as Tony. According to year of birth 1915 he belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 21st of April means he is Taurus. Taurus is most stable sign of Zodiac, that is the reason it is also included in the earthy sign of the Zodiac Belt. One born with this Moon Sign (Not a Rising Sign) is very stable and balanced through their mind.

He is native spanish speaker. He is citizen of Mexico. His primary profession is to be film actor. You can know him also as sculptor, writer, film director, actor, television actor. He is recently known as painter.

Anthony Quinn's family

Anthony Quinn's ex spouse

Katherine DeMille

Anthony Quinn and Katherine Demille have been together. She is known as actor. His ex spouse was born on Thursday 29th of June 1911 in Vancouver. His ex spouse died on Thursday 27th of April 1995 in Tucson. Katherine Demille was 80 years old, when this happened.

He has 4 sons.

Anthony Quinn's son: Francesco Quinn

Anthony Quinn's son's name is Francesco Quinn. He is known as television actor. His son was born on Friday 22nd of March 1963 in Rome. His son died on Friday 5th of August 2011 in Malibu. Francesco Quinn was 96 years old, when this happened.

Anthony Quinn's son: Danny Quinn

Anthony Quinn's son's name is Danny Quinn. He is known as actor. His son was born on Thursday 16th of April 1964 in Rome.

Anthony Quinn's son: Lorenzo Quinn

Anthony Quinn's son's name is Lorenzo Quinn. He is known as actor. His son was born on Saturday 7th of May 1966 in Rome.

Anthony Quinn's son: Alex A. Quinn

Anthony Quinn's son's name is Alex A. Quinn. He is known as actor. His son was born on Thursday 30th of December 1976 in Beverly Hills.

Anthony Quinn's schools

We found 2 schools He attended. Complete list of schools: Stella Adler Studio of Acting, Belmont High School.

Anthony Quinn's career

His main focus is to be film actor. You could see him also in Viva Zapata!, Lust for Life.

How did Anthony Quinn die

He died on on Sunday 3rd of June 2001 when he was 86 years old at Boston. Anthony Quinns death was caused by pneumonia and respiratory failure due to complications from throat cancer. It happend like natural causes.

Awards and competitions

Anthony Quinn's Awards

  • Was nominated for Broadway's 1961 Tony Award as Best Actor (Dramatic) for Becket.
  • He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6251 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on February 8, 1960.

Anthony Quinn's Nominations

  • He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Actor for work Wild Is the Wind in 1957
  • He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
  • He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
  • He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Actor
  • He was nominated for Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor for work Mobsters in 1992

Anthony Quinn's Donations

  • Donated blood to John Barrymore whenever the older actor needed a transfusion.

Anthony Quinn's quotes

  • In Europe, an actor is an artist. In Hollywood, if he isn't working, he's a bum.
  • [when asked about his ethnicity] It doesn't make a difference as long as I'm a person in the world.
  • I never get the girl. I wind up with a country instead. They said all I was good for was playing Indians.
  • I can't retire. I mean, I started working when I was a year and a half old, and I worked all my life.
  • [In the 1980s] I don't see many men today. I see a lot of guys running around on television with small waists, but I don't see many men.
  • I never satisfied that kid [referring to himself], but I think he and I have made a deal now. It's like climbing a mountain. I didn't take him up Mount Everest, but I took him up Mount Whitney. And I think that's not bad.
  • I have lived in a flurry of images, but I will go out in a freeze frame.
  • [on Ingrid Bergman] I reckon there wasn't a man who came within a mile of her who didn't fall in love with her.
  • [on Marlon Brando] I admire Marlon's talent, but I don't envy the pain that created it.
  • [on Zorba the Greek (1964)] Nobody wanted to do this role. Burl Ives and Burt Lancaster turned it down. They said "Who cares about an old man making love to a broken-down old broad?".
  • [on Spencer Tracy] Spencer Tracy's a dangerous actor. You never know what he's going to do. He's one of the few actors you can never steal a scene from. He and Olivier and Jean Gabin.
  • [on Marlon Brando] We forget how he revolutionized acting. Look at the chances he takes - think of all the stars who drift along playing themselves.
  • One of the reasons I did all the Greeks and Arab parts I did was because I was trying to identify myself as a man of the world. I lived in Greece, in France, Iran and all over the world, Spain, trying to find a niche where I would finally be accepted.
  • I think I'm lucky. I was born with very little talent but great drive.
  • I am of the opinion - and I'm not afraid to say it - that men are slightly lost today. They don't know where in the hell they are with this women's liberation. A man is responsibility. I think that's what I represent: responsibility.
  • The size of the actor makes a difference. I'm six feet two and I look at life a lot different from a man who is five feet three or ten.
  • The parts dried up as I reached my 60th birthday, loosely coinciding with my growing disinclination to pursue them. Indeed, I could not see the point in playing old men on screen when I rejected the role for myself.
  • I held out my arms, in a traditional Greek stance, and shuffled along the sands. Soon Alan Bates picked up on the move ... We were born-again Greeks, joyously celebrating life. We had no idea what we were doing, but it felt right, and good.
  • [on "The Brave Bulls" (1951)] The supporting cast was entirely Mexican, and I was thrilled to be in such company. After so many years as the token Latin on the set, I found tremendous security in numbers. For the first time, I belonged.
  • It took the faith of 750 million Muslims to restore my faith in myself.
  • [on his early film roles] I was the bad guy's bad guy. I rarely made it to the final reel without being dispatched by a gun or a knife or a length of twine, typically administered by a rival hood.
  • Some days, I paint like an Indian. Some days, I paint like a Mexican ... I steal from everybody - Picasso, Kandinsky ... I steal, but only from the best.
  • Funny thing, you know, one of my favorite characters in all my films was Zorba the Greek. And somehow, I think I've become more like Zorba ever since I played him.
  • I love, love, love women.
  • [on his painting style] I'd guess you'd just have to call it Mexican abstract. I don't really think about it. I just do it. I dunno, I was born in a revolutionary era, so maybe that's why I've always been sort of a revolutionary figure.
  • I steal from everyone. Picasso did it. Modigliani did it. So did da Vinci. Rufino Tamayo stole from the Mayan civilization. The thing is, a big talent steals; a small talent borrows.
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Anthony Quinn's body shape

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