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Anthony Quinn Overview:

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:

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Anthony Quinn was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning two for Best Supporting Actor for Viva Zapata! (as Eufemio Zapata) and Lust for Life (as Paul Gauguin) in 1952 and 1956 respectively.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1952Best Supporting ActorViva Zapata! (1952)Eufemio ZapataWon
1956Best Supporting ActorLust for Life (1956)Paul GauguinWon
1957Best ActorWild Is the Wind (1957)GinoNominated
1964Best ActorZorba the Greek (1964)Alexis ZorbaNominated
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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.

BlogHub Articles:

2012 tcm SUTS Blogathon Day 20:

By ScribeHard on Aug 20, 2012 From ScribeHard on Film

Are we two-thirds done already?  Sigh.  Well, let’s enjoy the last third while we still have it!  Today’s stars (and I mean the bloggers) look at the works of . I wonder if the H.P. in H.P. Oliver stands for Holy Participation!  With his 9th entry for the blogathon, Mr. Oli... Read full article


Day 20:

By Jill Blake on Aug 20, 2012 From Sittin' on a Backyard Fence

The Summer Under the Stars spotlight is on the respected . I have only seen a few of his films, so I will be glued to the television today!... Read full article


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Anthony Quinn Quotes:

Auda abu Tayi: [his last words, to Ali] Being an Arab will be thornier than you suppose, Harith!


Maurice Conchis: [after describing Nazi atrocity] What would you have done?
Nicholas Urfe: God Knows.
Maurice Conchis: God never has to choose. You and I do.


Dr. Ruth Faber: We're all in prison one way or another.
Kiril Lakota: Yes, and those who understand it, suffer most of all.


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Anthony Quinn Facts
Was nominated for Broadway's 1961 Tony Award as Best Actor (Dramatic) for Becket.

Was very fond of Keanu Reeves. They became friends during the filming of A Walk in the Clouds (1995).

Before he launched his acting career Quinn worked odd jobs as a butcher, a boxer, street corner preacher and a slaughterhouse worker. He also won a scholarship to study architecture with Frank Lloyd Wright, with whom he developed a close relationship.

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