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.

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

Toni: What about Tarzan?
Slade: If he's alive, he'll come to me.

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Anthony Quayle Facts
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.".

He formed his own theatre company, 'Compass' which toured the provinces introducing theatre to new audiences.

Ex-son-in-law of Nicholas Hannen.

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