Legendary actor, Anthony Quinn, was born Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca on Apr 21, 1915 in Chihuahua, Mexico. Quinn died at the age of 86 on Jun 3, 2001 in Boston, MA and was laid to rest in Quinn Family Estate Cemetery in Bristol, RI.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
|1952||Best Supporting Actor||Viva Zapata! (1952)||Eufemio Zapata||Won|
|1956||Best Supporting Actor||Lust for Life (1956)||Paul Gauguin||Won|
|1957||Best Actor||Wild Is the Wind (1957)||Gino||Nominated|
|1964||Best Actor||Zorba the Greek (1964)||Alexis Zorba||Nominated|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Anthony Quinn's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #135 on Dec 21, 1968.
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Portugee: My friend we don't sail on no tide.
Paul Shushaldin: Huh?
Portugee: We got no crew.
Paul Shushaldin: But you told me you had a crew!
Portugee: That's for true. This morning I have crew. You see them boys? Best crew in whole world. I steal them from Boston Man. Now, no crew! Boston Man steal them back... I think he is a thief.
Agueda: So you force us to return. Now, your soldiers are going Priest. How will you hold us?
Leon Alastray: Well, Agueda. I hope you will all stay because... Because you all CHOOSE to stay.
Diego: When your protectors are gone, we will KILL you for this!
Leon Alastray: Diego, you will kill no one. You are a coward like all the rest.
Antonito: Why don't you call for help? Your soldiers can still hear you.
Leon Alastray: I call for no help. YOU are the weaklings always crying for help. For years, you hide behind Teclo and his... And his 17 vaqueros. You run to the hills and you hide like ANIMALS!
[thumps chest defiantly]
Leon Alastray: I fight my OWN battles!
[throws open church doors to reveal the horde of guns & ammo]
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