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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[collecting money from the crowd]
Zampanò: Thank you, thank you. Now, to do this feat, I must fill myself up like a tire. If a blood vessel should break, I would spit blood. For instance, in Milan a man weighing 240 pounds lost his eyesight doing this trick. That is because the optical nerves take a beating, and once you lose your eyes, you are finished. If there's any delicate person in the audience, I would advise him to look away 'cause there could be blood.
[with seemingly great effort, he breaks the chain]
Auda abu Tayi: Thine mother mated with a scorpion.
Leon Alastray: [Kinita is crying, and Leon is drunk] I can't stand sniveling - stop your sniveling. I want to tell you something. Have you ever wondered why I stayed here? Was it because of that... that crazy old priest? Was it because of a god I... I don't even BELIEVE in? Was it because... Because for the first time in my life, I... I felt important, and I liked the 'yes, Father'; 'no, Father'; 'God bless you, Father'? Or was it because of you?
[pauses and thinks]
Leon Alastray: I think it was because of you.
Kinita: [realizes he loves her, and lies down beside him]
Leon Alastray: [caressing and kissing her] It's good to feel like a MAN again!
[becomes more aggressive, then sits up, staring down at her]
Leon Alastray: I've been a priest too long. Get out. Come on, GET OUT!
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