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Anthony Quinn

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Birthday
21, 1915
Birthplace
Chihuahua, Mexico
Death Date
Jun 3, 2001 (86)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
21, 1915
Birthplace
Chihuahua, Mexico
Death Date
Jun 3, 2001 (86)

About

Exuberant actor who won Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor for his roles in the films Viva Zapata! (1952) and Lust for Life (1956). He also received a National Board of Review Award for Best Actor for his starring role as Alexis Zorba in the 1964 film Zorba the Greek.

Before Fame

In his youth, he worked as a professional boxer and studied art and architecture with Frank Lloyd Wright.

Trivia

He starred in the 1954 Federico Fellini film La Strada.

Family Life

His first wife was Cecil B. DeMille's adopted daughter.

Associated With

He played a supporting role in the 1956 film Lust for Life, in which Kirk Douglas portrays Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh.