John Gielgud
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Laurence Olivier
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Irene Papas
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Burt Lancaster
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Cecil B. DeMille
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Moustapha Akkad
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Oliver Reed
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Anthony Quinn

Knowledge Identifier: +Anthony_Quinn


Anthony Quinn

Mexican American actor, painter and writeradd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1915.

Countries: United States (45%), United Kingdom (14%), Italy (11%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: John Gielgud, Laurence Olivier, Irene Papas

Linked to: Belmont High School, College Hill, Providence, Rhode Island, Time, American Broadcasting Company




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Anthony Quinn was born in 1915 add something


As the decade ended, Quinn allowed his age to show and began his transformation into a major character actor. add something


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Rodd Redwing - After coming to films for Cecil B. DeMille in 1931's "The Squaw Man", he became gun handling coach to Alan Ladd, Ronald Reagan, Burt Lancaster, Glenn Ford, Richard Widmark, Anthony Quinn, Charlton_Heston, Dean Martin, Fred MacMurray and scores more


After a short time performing on the stage, Quinn launched his film career performing character roles in the 1936 films Parole and The Milky Way. He played "ethnic" villains in Paramount films such as Dangerous to Know and Road to Morocco, and played a more sympathetic Crazy Horse in They Died with Their Boots On with Errol Flynn. add something


Cecil B. DeMille - Mille served as executive producer, he was unhappy with Quinn's work and tried unsuccessfully to remedy the situation.


By 1947, he had appeared in over 50 films and had played Indians, Mafia dons, Hawaiian chiefs, Filipino freedom-fighters, Chinese guerrillas, and Arab sheiks, but was still not a major star. add something


In 1947, he became a naturalized citizen of the United States. add something


Sinbad the Sailor (1947 film) - "'Sinbad the Sailor"' is a 1947 Technicolor fantasy film starring Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Maureen O'Hara, Walter Slezak, and Anthony Quinn


William Greaves - In 1948, Greaves joined The Actor's Studio and studied alongside the likes of Marlon Brando, Julie Harris, Anthony Quinn, Shelley_Winters, and others


He appeared in several Italian films starting in 1953, turning in one of his best performances as a dim-witted, thuggish and volatile strongman in Federico Fellini's La strada opposite Giulietta Masina. add something


Giulietta Masina - In 1954, she starred with Anthony Quinn in Fellini's "La Strada", playing the abused stooge of Quinn's travelling circus strongman


La Strada - The new schedule resulted in a conflict for Anthony Quinn, who was signed to play the title role in "Attila", a 1954 epic, produced by De Laurentiis and directed by Pietro Francisci


Michael Rennie - The film was September 1955's "Seven Cities of Gold", with Richard Egan and Anthony Quinn


Gina Lollobrigida - She appeared in the circus drama "Trapeze" directed by Carol Reed with Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis in 1956 and starred in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" directed by Jean Delannoy with Anthony Quinn the same year


Lonnie Coleman - His lone screenplay was for the 1958 film Hot Spell which starred Shirley Booth and Anthony Quinn


Henry Wilcoxon - Wilcoxon was sole producer on the 1958 film "The Buccaneer", a remake of DeMille's 1938 effort, which DeMille only "supervised" while Anthony Quinn directed


The Old Man and the Sea - "The Old Man and the Sea" has been adapted for the screen three times: a 1958 film starring Spencer Tracy, a 1990 miniseries starring Anthony Quinn, and a 1999 animated short film


Quinn starred in The Savage Innocents 1959 as Inuk, an Eskimo who finds himself caught between two clashing cultures. add something


Carolyn Jones - In 1959, she played opposite Frank Sinatra in Frank Capra's "A Hole in the Head", Dean Martin in "Career", and Anthony Quinn in "Last Train from Gun Hill"


He appeared on Broadway to great acclaim in Becket, as King Henry II to Laurence Olivier's Thomas Becket in 1960. add something


Mauro Bolognini - Returning to features in the late 1960s with "Mademoiselle De Maupin", his later works included the accomplished period dramas "Metello" and "Bubu" , "Fatti di gente per bene" starring Giancarlo Giannini, Catherine Deneuve and Fernando Rey, "L'eredità Ferramonti" with Anthony Quinn and Dominique Sanda, and "La Dame aux camélias" featuring a young Isabelle Huppert


Perrette Pradier - Throughout the 1960s, she appeared in a number of films in her native France, was contracted for Hollywood productions that included the Fred Zinnemann film "Behold a Pale Horse" starring luminaries Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn, and Omar Sharif


Peter Glenville - In 1961, he directed Jean Anouilh's play "Becket" which starred Laurence Olivier as Thomas Becket and Anthony Quinn as Henry II


Marcel Bigeard - In Lost Command, the 1966 movie adaptation of "The Centurions", Raspeguy was played by Anthony Quinn


John Le Mesurier - In 1967 Le Mesurier starred in Henri Verneuil's French war picture, "The 25th Hour", opposite Anthony Quinn and Virna Lisi


Michael Anderson (director) - He directed the 1968 film "The Shoes of the Fisherman" starring Anthony Quinn, Laurence_Olivier and John Gielgud


Anjanette Comer - The film, shot on location in Mexico, presented Anjanette as a Mexican peasant girl, a role she repeated in the 1968 Anthony Quinn vehicle "Guns for San Sebastian"


In 1969, he starred in The Secret of Santa Vittoria with Anna Magnani. add something


Bruce Lee - In 1970, he was responsible for fight choreography for "A Walk in the Spring Rain" starring Ingrid Bergman and Anthony Quinn, again written by Silliphant


In 1971, after the success of a TV movie named The City, where Quinn played Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala, he starred in the single-season ABC television series entitled The Man and the City. add something


Mike Farrell - In 1971, he played the assistant to Anthony Quinn in ABC's "The Man and the City"


Katy Jurado - In 1973 Jurado starred on Broadway again in the Tennessee Williams stage play "The Red Devil Battery Sign", with Anthony Quinn and Claire Bloom


Moustapha Akkad - In 1976, he produced and directed "Mohammad, Messenger of God" , starring Anthony Quinn and Irene Papas


In 1977, he starred in the movie Mohammad, Messenger of God, about the origin of Islam, as Hamzah, a highly revered warrior instrumental in the early stages of Islam. add something


Dolores del Rio - Dolores del Río's last movie was "The Children of Sanchez" with Anthony Quinn and Katy Jurado in 1978, directed by Hall Bartlett, making only a short appearance as the Grandma


Allen Klein - Klein produced the 1978 film "The Greek Tycoon" starring Anthony Quinn and Jacqueline Bisset


In 1980, he starred in the Lion of the Desert, together with Irene Papas, Oliver Reed, Rod Steiger, and John Gielgud. add something


Moustapha Akkad - In 1980 he directed "Lion of the Desert", in which Quinn and Irene Papas were joined by Oliver Reed, Rod Steiger, and John Gielgud


In 1983, he reprised his most famous role, playing Zorba the Greek for 362 performances in a successful revival of the Kander and Ebb musical Zorba. add something


Zorba the Greek (film) - The play starred Herschel Bernardi: then, the show returned in 1983, with Anthony Quinn and Lila Kedrova reprising the film roles they did


Only the Lonely (film) - "'Only the Lonely"' is a 1991 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Chris Columbus, and stars John Candy, Maureen O'Hara, Ally Sheedy and Anthony Quinn


In 1994, he played Zeus in the five TV movies that led to the syndicated series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. add something


Katharine Hepburn - In 1994 she worked opposite Anthony Quinn in "This Can't Be Love", which was largely based on Hepburn's own life, with numerous references to her personality and career


David Warner (actor) - In "Seven Servants", he co-starred with Anthony Quinn in 1996


The union ended in 1997, after Quinn fathered a child with his secretary, Katherine Benvin. add something


In a rerun of an interview done with Anthony Quinn in 1999 for Turner Classic Movies' "Private Screenings with Robert Osborne", Mr. Quinn said that the contract was for $300 a week. add something


Anthony Quinn died in 2001 add something


Quinn and Benvin remained married until his death, in June 2001 add something


Cancer - He died of respiratory failure, pneumonia and throat cancer on June 3, 2001 in Boston, Massachusetts at the age of 86 add something


Since 2002, the National Council of La Raza has given the "'Anthony Quinn award for Excellence in Motion Pictures"' as an ALMA Award add something


The Secret of Santa Vittoria - "The Secret of Santa Vittoria" was shown on April 30, 2015 on Turner Classic Movies as part of its "Star of the Month salute" to Anthony Quinn