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Anthony Quayle Overview:

Actor, Anthony Quayle, was born John Anthony Quayle on Sep 7, 1913 in Ainsdale, Southport. Quayle died at the age of 76 on Oct 20, 1989 in London, UK .



Although Quayle was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1969Best Supporting ActorAnne of the Thousand Days (1969)Cardinal WolseyNominated

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Colonel Brighton: He was the most extraordinary man I ever knew.
Vicar at St. Paul's: Well nil nisi bonum. But did he really deserve... all this?
Colonel Brighton: He was a remarkable chap. By any counts, remarkable.
Vicar at St. Paul's: Did you know him well?
Colonel Brighton: I knew him.

T.E. Lawrence: I'm to "assess the situation".
Colonel Brighton: Hmph! Well that won't be too difficult. The situation's bloody awful.

Colonel Brighton: Damn it, Lawrence! Who do you take your orders from?

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Anthony Quayle Facts
He was a British army Major during WW2 and then played one in The Guns of Navarone (1961).

Father of actress Jenny Quayle

Ex-son-in-law of Nicholas Hannen.

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