|Anthony Quinn Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1½ in|
|Date of Birth||April 21, 1915|
|Date of Death||June 3, 2001|
Anthony Quinn was a Mexican actor, film director, theatre artist, producer, painter, sculptor, restaurateur, and writer who won the Academy Award for “Best Supporting Actor” twice: for Viva Zapata! (1952) and Lust for Life (1956). He is also known for his work in other movies like Zorba the Greek, Wild Is the Wind, Guns for San Sebastian, La Strada, Seven Servants, Lawrence of Arabia, Jungle Fever, The Shoes of the Fisherman, Lion of the Desert, The Guns of Navarone, and The Message.
Manuel Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca
Anthony Quinn, Tony
Anthony Quinn as seen in a publicity photo, circa the 1960s (Unknown Author / eBay / Public Domain)
He was born on April 21, 1915.
On June 3, 2001, Anthony Quinn died of respiratory failure (due to complications from radiation treatment for lung cancer) at the age of 86 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
Quinn Family Estate, Bristol County, Rhode Island, United States
During his last years, he resided in Bristol, Rhode Island, United States.
Anthony Quinn studied at Hammel Street Elementary School, Belvedere Junior High School, Polytechnic High School, and Belmont High School in Los Angeles. However, he dropped out before graduating high school. He also studied art and architecture under Frank Lloyd Wright.
He was later awarded an honorary high-school diploma by Tucson High School in Arizona in June 1987.
Actor, Film Director, Theatre Artist, Producer, Painter, Sculptor, Restaurateur, Writer
- Father – Francisco “Frank” Quinn (Reportedly rode with Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa during the Mexican Revolution and then worked as an assistant cameraman at a movie studio)
- Mother – Manuela “Nellie” (née Oaxaca)
- Others – Frank/Francisco Quinn (Paternal Grandfather), Sabina Espinoza/Espinosa López (Paternal Grandmother), Maria Pallares (Maternal Grandmother)
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth was $20 Million at the time of his death.
Anthony Quinn with his 2nd wife Jolanda Addolori at the Cannes film festival in 1990 (Georges Biard / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)
6 ft 1½ in or 186.5 cm
85 kg or 187.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Anthony Quinn had dated –
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (White and Hispanic)
Quinn was of Irish and Mexican (Spanish and Indigenous) descent.
Salt and Pepper
Rich, smooth voice
Anthony Quinn (the one who is standing) as Eufemio Zapata and Marlon Brando as Emiliano Zapata in ‘Viva Zapata!’ (1952) (Unknown Author / eBay / Public Domain)
Anthony Quinn Favorite Things
- Spot – The backyard of his house near an old maple tree
- Pasttimes – Drafting, Drawing
- One Of His Favorite Characters From All His Movies – Playing Alexis Zorba in Zorba the Greek (1964)
Anthony Quinn Facts
Featured Image by Unknown Author / eBay / Public Domain