Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn

Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca (April 21, 1915-June 3, 2001), more commonly known as Anthony Quinn, was a Mexican and American actor, as well as a painter and writer. He starred in numerous critically acclaimed and commercially successful films, including, "Zorba the Greek," "Lawrence of Arabia," "The Guns of Navarone," "The Message," "Guns for San Sebastian," "Lion of the Desert," "La Strada," and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor twice; for "Viva Zapata!"

About Anthony Quinn

Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca (April 21, 1915-June 3, 2001), more commonly known as Anthony Quinn, was a Mexican and American actor, as well as a painter and writer. He starred in numerous critically acclaimed and commercially successful films, including Zorba the Greek, Lawrence of Arabia, The Guns of Navarone, The Message, Guns for San Sebastian, Lion of the Desert and La Strada. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor twice; for Viva Zapata! in 1952 and Lust for Life in 1956. Quinn was born Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca in Chihuahua, Mexico, during the Mexican Revolution. His mother, Manuela 'Nellie' Oaxaca, was of Aztec ancestry. His father, Francisco (Frank) Quinn, was also born in Mexico, to an Irish immigrant father from County Cork and a Mexican mother.

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