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Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn
Photo: Unknown author / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

April 21, 1915


June 3, 2001


Mexico - United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



6 ft 1½ in | 187 cm


84 kg | 185 lbs

Shoe size

12 US | 45 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Anthony Quinn was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, on April 21, 1915, was a Mexican-American actor.

Young Anthony Quinn first started performing on the stage.

He made his big screen debut in comedy film The Milky Way (1936) in role as Todd Fight Spectator.

He got his television debut in NBC anthology series The Philco Television Playhouse (1949) in episode "Pride's Castle".

Anthony's breakthrough performance came as Manolo de Palma in romantic film Blood and Sand (1941).

He landed his Broadway debut in a play "The Gentleman from Athens" (1947).

Anthony Quinn Height and Weight

How tall was Anthony Quinn and what was his weight? Anthony Quinn's height was 6' 1½" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 187 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight was 185 іn pоunds or 84 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Best Movies

He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Eufemio Zapata in Western film Viva Zapata! (1952).

He won the Academy Award and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Paul Gauguin in biographical film Lust for Life (1956).

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Gino in drama movie Wild Is the Wind (1957).

He was nominated for the Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actor also won the National Board of Review Award for Best Actor for his role as Alexis Zorba in comedy drama film Zorba the Greek (1964).

He was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actor and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Auda Abu Tayi in epic historical drama film Lawrence of Arabia (1962).

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his role as Italo Bombolini in drama war movie The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969).

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award and a Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Aniello 'Neil' Dellacroce in crime drama film Gotti (1996).

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for his role as Socrates Onassis in biographical film Onassis: The Richest Man in the World (1988).

The Ox-Bow Incident (1943) Western as Juan Martinez

Back to Bataan (1945) war action as Capt. Andrés Bonifácio

La Strada (1954) drama as Zampanò

The Guns of Navarone (1961) epic adventure war as Col. Andrea Stavrou

Road to Morocco (1942) comedy as Mullay Kasim

Across 110th Street (1972) action crime as Capt. Mattelli

Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962) drama sport as Louis 'Mountain' Rivera

Jungle Fever (1991) romantic drama as Lou Carbone

A Walk in the Clouds (1995) romantic drama as Don Pedro Aragon

Best TV Shows

The Man and the City (1971-1972) ABC drama series as Thomas Jefferson Alcala

Jesus of Nazareth (1977) epic drama serial as Caiaphas

Treasure Island in Space (1987) Italian science fiction miniseries as Long John Silver

Cosby (1999) CBS sitcom as Prof. Christo


Attended Hammel Street Elementary School, Belvedere Junior High School, Polytechnic High School and Belmont High School in Los Angeles

Studied art and architecture under Frank Lloyd Wright at Wisconsin studio, Taliesin.

Had Irish and Mexican ancestry.

He portrayed Zorba in a musical "Zorba" (1983).

He played Caesario Grimaldi in a play "Tchin-Tchin" (1962).

He was nominated for the Tony Award for best leading actor for his role as King Henry II in a play "Becket" (1960).

Became a naturalized United States citizen in 1947.

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 6251 Hollywood Boulevard in 1960.

He won the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award in 1970.

He wrote two memoirs: The Original Sin (1972) and One Man Tango (1997).

Anthony died on June 3, 2001, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 86.


He was married to:

Katherine Benvin (1997-2001) they had a daughter Antonia Patricia Rose Quinn and son Ryan Nicholas Quinn

Jolanda Addolori (1966-1997) they had three children: Francesco Quinn, Danny Quinn and Lorenzo Quinn

Katherine DeMille (1937-1965) they had five children: Christopher, Christina, Catalina, Duncan and Valentina


Has been in relationship with Friedel Dunbar (1972-1977) they had two children: Sean Quinn and Alexander Anthony Quinn

He dated Inger Stevens (1969), Ingrid Bergman (1964), Barbara Stanwyck (1953), Suzan Ball (1952-1953) and Carole Lombard (1936).

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