Anthony Quinn

(redirected from Anthony Rudolph Oaxaca Quinn)
Anthony Quinn
Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca
Birthday
BirthplaceChihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico
Died
Occupation
Actor, painter, writer, film director
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Quinn, Anthony

 

Born Apr. 21, 1916, in Chihuahua, Mexico. American motion-picture actor.

Quinn made his film debut in 1936. His first important role was the Mexican lynched in The Ox-Bow Incident (1943). He won world renown for his portrayal of Zampano in the Italian motion picture La Strada (1954). Eufemio in Viva Zapata! (1952) and Zorba in Zorba the Greek (1964) were among his other important roles.

Quinn has primarily portrayed primitive, intellectually undeveloped people. He has appeared in many Westerns and detective and suspense dramas.

REFERENCE

“Antoni Kuinn.” In Aktery zarubezhnogo kino, issue 4. [Leningrad, 1968.]
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