Anthony Quinn

Mexican-American actor (1915–2001)

Manuel Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca (April 21, 1915June 3, 2001), known as Anthony Quinn, was a two-time Academy Award-winning Mexican American actor. He is perhaps remembered for performing the title role in Zorba the Greek (1964), one of the leads in Viva Zapata! (1952, for which he won an Oscar), and as the brutish circus strongman Zampanò in Federico Fellini's La strada (1954).

Anthony Quinn (circa 1960s)

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  • There's no sense that you're there forever. No parent is there forever.
    • Accepting that because he had children in his old age, he would die before they grew up.
    • Interview on CNN with Larry King (1996).
  • The painter leaves his mark. And I just put in two statues in Rhode Island that I'm working on. And I think that's going to make me last longer than me. I mean, who remembers "Zorba?" Nobody remembers "Zorba." Nobody remembers "Requiem for a Heavyweight."
    • Interview with Larry King (1996).

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