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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Anthony Quayle Quotes:

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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.

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

Colonel Brighton: I've been waiting for you.
T.E. Lawrence: Did you know I was coming?
Colonel Brighton: I knew someone was coming. I mean Feisal told me.
T.E. Lawrence: How did he know?
Colonel Brighton: Not much happens within 50 miles of Feisal that Feisal doesn't know. I'll give him that... no escort?
T.E. Lawrence: My guide was killed at the Masturah well.
Colonel Brighton: Turks?
T.E. Lawrence: No, an Arab.
Colonel Brighton: Bloody savages.
[They both ride away]

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Anthony Quayle Facts
Ex-son-in-law of Nicholas Hannen.

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

He was nominated for Broadway's 1956 Tony Award as Best Featured or Supporting Actor (Dramatic) for his role in the play, "Tamburlaine the Great.".

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