Anthony Quinn (Above) aka Antonio Rudolfo Oaxaca Quinn 1915-2001. He once said "In Europe an actor is an artist. In Hollywood, if he isn't working, he's a bum ."
Born: April 21, 1915, Chihuahua, Mexico
Died: June 3, 2001 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, from pneumonia and respiratory failure with complications from throat cancer.
Anthony Quinn was 6' 2" tall. (1.88 m)
Quinn was the all-purpose ethnic heavy in numerous films in his early career, finally breaking out of the background in the 1950s by playing the heroes arch-nemesis in many adventure films. probably his most successful role was as "Zorba" from the 1964 black and white Zorba the Greek.
Maureen O'Hara and Anthony Quinn
Only the Lonely, 1991, written and directed by Chris Columbus, produced by John Hughes.
Frames from the unused prologue to Zorba the Greek, 1964
Original page Dec 2008 | Updated Jan 2014
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