Knowledge Identifier: +Anthony_Quinn
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1915.
Countries: United States (45%), United Kingdom (14%), Italy (11%)
Linked to: Belmont High School, College Hill, Providence, Rhode Island, Time, American Broadcasting Company
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.
Giulietta Masina - In 1954, she starred with Anthony Quinn in Fellini's "La Strada", playing the abused stooge of Quinn's travelling circus strongman
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
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
Marcel Bigeard - In Lost Command, the 1966 movie adaptation of "The Centurions", Raspeguy was played by Anthony Quinn
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.
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.
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
Since 2002, the National Council of La Raza has given the "'Anthony Quinn award for Excellence in Motion Pictures"' as an ALMA Award