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Wikipedia: Anthony Quinn
Anthony Quinn
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Anthony Quinn (April 21, 1915 - June 3, 2001 was a Mexican-American actor, painter, and sculptor.

He was born in Chihuahua, Mexico and died in Boston, Massachusetts of cancer. His body currently rests in his Bristol, Rhode Island estate. His original name was Antonio Rudolfo Oaxaca Quinn.

Acting

Anthony appeared in 46 movies with other Oscar-winning actors (28) and actresses (18).

He was nominated for four Best Actor Oscars and won two. The award-winning movies were Wild is the Wind (1957) and Zorba the Greek (1964).

Painting and sculpture

Quinn was a student and friend of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Family

Quinn was married three times:

He is the father to 13 children, and also reportedly had several mistresses (some of whom bore him children).

Education

Quinn received his first high school diploma from Tucson High School in Tucson, Arizona in the 1990s.

Quotes

  • "In Europe an actor is an artist. In Hollywood, if he isn't working, he's a bum."
  • "I never get the girl. I wind up with a country instead."

External Sites

http://www.mytime.ca/
http://www.beckerfilms.com/quinn.html


  

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