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Birth Name: Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca

Born: 21 April 1915 Died: 3 June 2001

Country of origin: Mexico

Height: 6' 2"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Kathy Benvin


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Couples that ignore numbers... (63 items)
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Great Male Performances (88 items)
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Actors Who Won Oscars For Playing Real People (60 items)
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Published 3 years, 5 months ago 4 comments
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1001 Performances To See Before Retiring! (357 items)
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Published 4 years, 3 months ago 2 comments
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Badass actors (101 items)
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Description: Anthony Quinn's portrayal of the Howeitat sheik, Auda, in Lawrence of Arabia is another chapter in a personal success story which has been highly gratifying to his admirers and of which the actor himself is forthrightly proud. Quinn is of Mexican-Irish ancestry. When he was a child, his peasant mother, then herself only 17 years old, brought him on her back across the Mexican border into the United States. The family subsisted as fruit pickers in California orchards. At one time Quinn achieved the eminence of foreman of an orchard gang, but he was so young that a truant officer caught him at it and sent him back to school. ... (more)
Tags: Actor (6), Died 2001 (4), Born 1915 (4), Male (3), Oscar Winner (2), Died Aged 86 (2), Tough Guy (2), Mexican (2), American (2), Supporting Actor (1), Lead Actor (1), Married (1), Cancer (1), Pneumonia (1), 2000s (1), Throat Cancer (1), 1990s (1), Zorba The Greek (1), 1980s (1), 1970s (1)
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1362 Watched
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3. La Strada (1954)
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8.3
454 Watched
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6.3
450 Watched
Rating:
7.3
287 Watched




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1. The Cosby Show (1984)
Rating:
6.6
942 Watched
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7.2
569 Watched
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6.4
203 Watched
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8.2
80 Watched
Rating:
7.2
75 Watched




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1. The Buccaneer (1958)
Rating:
5.8
10 Watched




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Greatest Actors - Greatest Performances (332 person items)

"Zorba the Greek (1964) as "Alexis Zorba""


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Leading and Supporting Nominations - Actor/Actress (145 person items)

" Alexis Zorba 1965 Nominated Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Alexis Zorbas (1964) 1958 Nominated Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Wild Is the Wind (1957) 1957 Won Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Lust for Life (1956) 1953 Won Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Viva Zapata! (1952) "


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"Born: 21 April 1915"


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The Golden Age of Hollywood (260 person items)
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Directed by John McTiernan (55 person items)

"Last Action Hero"


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Actors Who Won Oscars For Playing Real People (60 person items)

" Paul Gauguin - Lust for Life (1956) Eufemio Zapata - Viva Zapata! (1952) "


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My Favorite Actors (Who even can save Shit!) (192 person items)

" Even in the shitty Bo Derek worship movie by husband director John Anthony Quinn is strangely watchable. Why? Because he is a legend that's why? "


Aprakadabra added this to a list 3 years, 8 months ago
Great Male Performances (88 person items)

"in La Strada (1954) "


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Razzie Worst Supporting Actor nominees (112 person items)

"1991 - Mobsters"


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Actors (392 person items)

"The Black Swan (1942) The Ox-Bow Incident (1943) Back to Bataan (1945) California (1947) Tycoon (1947) Viva Zapata! (1952) The World in His Arms (1952) The River's Edge (1957) Warlock (1959) Portrait in Black (1960) The Guns of Navarone (1961) Lawrence of Arabia (1962) Behold a Pale Horse (1964) The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969) Revenge (1990) Last Action Hero (1993) A Walk in the Clouds (1995) Avenging Angelo (2002)"


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Leading Men: The 50 Most Unforgettable Actors (50 person items)

"Playing roles of many nationalities, he started his career as one of Hollywood's most versatile character actors before carving a niche for himself as a larger-than-life man of the earth. Essential Films Viva Zapata! 1952, 20th Century Fox La Strada 1954, Trans-Lux Requiem For a Heavyweight 1962, Columbia Zorba the Greek 1964, International Classics The Secret of Santa Vittoria 1969, United Artists"


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1001 Performances To See Before Retiring! (357 person items)

"Omar Mukhtar Lion Of The Desert "


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Hollywood Bikers (Updated 01/17/12) (26 person items)

"Anthony Quinn on a Triumph with a mini-skirted, go-go booted, chick in tow. She resembles Ann-Margaret, but I am not sure. "


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my favorite classic actors (22 person items)
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Directed by John Sturges (462 person items)

"Last Train From Gun Hill"


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500 movie stars of all time (500 person items)
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Rest in Peace (296 person items)
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Directed by David Lean (163 person items)

"Lawrence of Arabia"


Happy Vader added this to a list 5 years ago
Actors / Actresses My Parents Recommended To Me! (36 person items)

"Reason: Because Of Guns Of Navarone!"


BRODO added this to a list 5 years ago
Couples that ignore numbers... (63 person items)

"With Kathy Benvin Age Difference: 47 years"


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Academy Awards 1950-1959 (40 person items)

"For his role in "Viva Zapata!", Quinn won Best Supporting Actor In 1952. He received the same award in 1956 in for his role in "Lust for Life". In 1957, Quinn was nominated for Best Actor for his role in "Wild Is the Wind""


Cowboy added this to a list 5 years, 3 months ago
Best Actor International (94 person items)
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