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Anthony Quinn Net Worth

Anthony Quinn Net Worth is
$20 Million

Anthony Quinn Biography

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Quick Facts

Full NameAnthony Quinn
Net Worth$20 Million
Date Of BirthApril 21, 1915
DiedJune 3, 2001, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, June 3, 2001, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height1.85 m, 1.85 m
ProfessionFilm producer, Film director, Professional Boxer, Writer, Actor, Restaurateur, Painter, Actor, Writer, Painter, Film director, Film producer, Restaurateur, Professional Boxer
EducationHammel Street Elementary School, Polytechnic High School, Belmont High School, Hammel Street Elementary School, Polytechnic High School, Belmont High School
SpouseKathy Benvin (m. 1997–2001), Jolanda Addolori (m. 1966–1997), Katherine DeMille (m. 1937–1965), Kathy Benvin, Jolanda Addolori, Katherine DeMille
ChildrenFrancesco Quinn, Lorenzo Quinn, Danny Quinn, Alex A. Quinn, Valentina Quinn, Antonia Quinn, Duncan Quinn, Christopher Quinn, Sean Quinn, Ryan Quinn, Christina Quinn, Catalina Quinn, Francesco Quinn, Lorenzo Quinn, Danny Quinn, Alex A. Quinn, Valentina Quinn, Antonia Quinn, Ryan Quinn, Duncan Quinn, Christopher Quinn, Sean Quinn, Christina Quinn, Catalina Quinn
ParentsManuela Oaxaca, Francisco Quinn, Francisco Quinn, Manuela Oaxaca
SiblingsStella Quinn, Stella Quinn
AwardsAcademy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, National Board of Review Award for Best Actor, David di Donatello Golden Plate Award, Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, National Board of Review Award for Best Actor, David di Donatello Golden Plate Award
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Actor, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actor, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie, Tony Award for Best Lead Actor in a Play, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film, Academy Award for Best Actor, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actor, Tony Award for Best Lead Actor in a Play, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film
MoviesZorba the Greek, Lawrence of Arabia, The Guns of Navarone, La Strada, Viva Zapata!, Lust for Life, The Secret of Santa Vittoria, The Savage Innocents, The Shoes of the Fisherman, Lion of the Desert, A Walk in the Clouds, Requiem for a Heavyweight, Barabbas, The Greek Tycoon, The Message, They Died with Their Boots On, Jungle Fever, Road to Morocco, Last Train from Gun Hill, The Ox-Bow Incident, Last Action Hero, Wild Is the Wind, Lost Command, Guns for San Sebastian, Against All Flags, Back to Bataan, Warlock, Mobsters, Across 110th Street, Man from Del Rio, The 25th Hour, The Plainsman, The Black Swan, Blood and Sand, Behold a Pale Horse, Only the Lonely, The Naked Street, Road to Singapore, Ride, Vaquero!, Heller in Pink Tights, Guadalcanal Diary, City for Conquest, The Black Orchid, A High Wind in Jamaica, Sinbad the Sailor, Dangerous to Know, Mask of the Avenger, The Magnificent Matador, Irish Eyes Are Smiling, The River's Edge, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Zorba the Greek, Lawrence of Arabia, The Guns of Navarone, La Strada, Viva Zapata!, Lust for Life, The Shoes of the Fisherman, The Secret of Santa Vittoria, Lion of the Desert, The Savage Innocents, A Walk in the Clouds, Barabbas, Requiem for a Heavyweight, The Greek Tycoon, The Message, They Died with Their Boots On, Jungle Fever, The Ox-Bow Incident, Road to Morocco, Last Train from Gun Hill, Last Action Hero, Wild Is the Wind, Lost Command, Guns for San Sebastian, Back to Bataan, Warlock, Against All Flags, Mobsters, The Plainsman, Across 110th Street, Man from Del Rio, Blood and Sand, The Black Swan, Revenge, Behold a Pale Horse, The 25th Hour, The Naked Street, Only the Lonely, Ride, Vaquero!, Road to Singapore, Heller in Pink Tights, Guadalcanal Diary, City for Conquest, The Black Orchid, A High Wind in Jamaica, Sinbad the Sailor, Dangerous to Know, Mask of the Avenger, The Magnificent Matador, Irish Eyes Are Smiling, The River's Edge
TV ShowsJesus of Nazareth, The Man and the City, Treasure Island in Outer Space, La noche de los castillos, Jesus of Nazareth, The Man and the City, La noche de los castillos, Treasure Island in Outer Space


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 His first job in Hollywood was tending animals at the Selig Studio.
2 His father was killed in a motor accident when he was age 9.
3 He met his third wife, Jolanda Addolori, a wardrobe assistant, while he was in Rome filming Barabbas (1961).
4 He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6251 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on February 8, 1960.
5 Had appeared with Irene Papas in seven films starting as far back as 1954. The films are Attila (1954),The Guns of Navarone (1961), Zorba the Greek (1964), A Dream of Kings (1969), the Mexican produced, Spanish languaged and filmed in Rome short film El asesinato de Julio César (1972), The Message (1976) and Lion of the Desert (1981).
6 Was good friends with actress Maureen O'Hara, they starred together six times. The films are The Black Swan (1942), Buffalo Bill (1944), Sinbad, the Sailor (1947), Against All Flags (1952), The Magnificent Matador (1955) and Only the Lonely (1991).
7 Was very fond of Keanu Reeves. They became friends during the filming of A Walk in the Clouds (1995).
8 He was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, in 1915, during the Mexican revolution, in which his father was a soldier in the army of Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa. After the revolution, the family moved to Los Angeles, California, where Quinn's father eventually secured a job as a cameraman at Selig Film Studios. Quinn often accompanied his father to work, and became acquainted with such stars as Tom Mix and John Barrymore, with whom he kept up the friendship into adulthood.
9 Underwent quadruple heart bypass surgery in February 1990.
10 Donated blood to John Barrymore whenever the older actor needed a transfusion.
11 He was one of the few actors to move easily and successfully between starring and supporting roles throughout his career. In both categories, the Irish-Mexican Quinn played a vast array of characters and ethnicities, including American, Arab, Basque, Chinese, English, French, Greek, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hun, Irish, Italian, Mexican, Mongol, Native American, Filipino, Portuguese, Spaniard and Ukranian.
12 Ex-father-in-law of Lauren Holly and Melissa Quinn.
13 He did not get along well with his first father-in-law, legendary producer-director Cecil B. DeMille, though they later developed a civil relationship.
14 While many biographies have the young Quinn, who was the son of an Irish father and Mexican mother, growing up on the streets of East Los Angeles, the truth was that he grew up in Echo Park, attending Polytechnic (which at the time was located in downtown Los Angeles before it moved to North Hollywood) and Belmont High Schools. In later years, he would recount how, while growing up in Echo Park, young Chicano toughs would come over to his house to enlist his help in brawling with the Irish gangs, and that later in the same day, young Irish bruisers would visit him to enlist his services in fighting the Mexicans. He would always beg off choosing sides by having his mother chase the young delinquents out of her house, after which he would resume one of his favorite pastimes, drafting and drawing.
15 Had played in the band of evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson as a youth and as a deputy preacher.
16 According to Joseph McBride's Searching for John Ford (St. Martin's Press, 2001 - ISBN 0312242328), director John Ford was urged to cast Richard Boone and Quinn as the Little Wolf and Dull Knife characters in Cheyenne Autumn (1964), as both allegedly had Native American blood. Ricardo Montalban and Gilbert Roland, who were of Mexican ancestry, were cast instead.
17 Took acting class from Michael Chekhov in Hollywood.
18 Around 1972, he announced his desire to play Henry Cristophe, the 19th-century emperor of Haiti. Upon this announcement, several prominent black actors, including Ossie Davis and Ellen Holly, stated that they were opposed to a "white man" playing "black". Davis stated, "My black children need black heroes on which to model their behavior. Henry Cristophe is an authentic black hero. Tony, for all my admiration of him as a talent, will do himself and my children a great disservice if he encourages them to believe that only a white man, and Tony is white to my children, is capable of playing a black hero.".
19 Was nominated for Broadway's 1961 Tony Award as Best Actor (Dramatic) for Becket.
20 For extra cash, he entered dance contest, from which he sold the statues.
21 Was scheduled to appear in the David Lean-directed "Nostromo" in 1991, but Lean died and the production came to a halt.
22 His sidelines were painting and sculpting.
23 Son of an Irish-Mexican father and Mexican mother, he grew up in the barrio of East Los Angeles shining shoes and selling newspapers.
24 Brother-in-law of screenwriter Martin Goldsmith.
25 Won his second Oscar for a movie in which he only appeared on screen for a total of 23 minutes and 40 seconds.
26 Before he launched his acting career, Quinn worked odd jobs as a butcher, a boxer, street corner preacher and a slaughterhouse worker. He also won a scholarship to study architecture with Frank Lloyd Wright, with whom he developed a close relationship.
27 Lived in Bristol, Rhode Island, and befriended Providence's controversial mayor Buddy Cianci.
28 He had to shave his hair for The Magus (1968). He had an insurance policy against the risk that it might not grow back.
29 Became a naturalized United States citizen in 1947, just before he was "gray-listed" for his association with Communists such as screenwriter John Howard Lawson and what were termed "fellow travelers", though he himself was never called before the House Un-American Activities Committee. When warned of his gray-listing by 20th Century-Fox boss Darryl F. Zanuck (a liberal), Quinn decided to go on the Broadway stage where there was no blacklist rather than go through the process of refuting the suspicions.
30 Had five children, Christopher Quinn (born October 27, 1938 - died March 15, 1941), Christina Quinn (born December 1, 1941), Catalina Quinn (born November 21, 1942), Duncan Quinn (born August 4, 1945) and Valentina Quinn (born December 26, 1952), with Katherine DeMille. Had three children, Francesco Quinn (born March 22, 1963 - died August 5, 2011), Danny Quinn (born April 16, 1964) and Lorenzo Quinn (born May 7, 1966), with Jolanda Addolori. Had two children, Sean Quinn (born February 7, 1973) and Alex A. Quinn (born December 30, 1976), with Friedel Dunbar and had two children, Antonia Quinn (born July 23, 1993) and Ryan Quinn (born July 5, 1996), with Kathy Benvin.
31 Had appeared in more movies with other Oscar-winning actors than any other Oscar-winning actor - a total of 46 Oscar-winning co-stars (28 male, 18 female).
32 Release of the book, "Anthony Quinn" by Melissa Amdur.
33 Release of his book, "Lovers and Other Strangers: Paintings by Jack Vettriano".
34 Release of his book, "One Man Tango," by Anthony Quinn with Daniel Paisiner.
35 Quinn's first job in Hollywood was tending animals at the Selig Studio.
36 Quinn's father was killed in a motor accident when he was age 9.
37 He met his third wife, Jolanda Addolori, a wardrobe assistant, while he was in Rome filming 'Barabbas.".
38 Anthony Quinn appeared with Irene Papas in 7 films starting as far back as 1954. The films are Attila (1954),The Guns of Navarone (1961)), Zorba the Greek (1964), A Dream of Kings (1969), the Mexican produced, Spanish languaged and filmed in Rome short film El asesinato de Julio César (1972), The Message (1977), and Lion of the Desert (1981).
39 Was good friends with actress Maureen O'Hara, they starred together 6 times, first being The Black Swan (1942) and the last time being Only the Lonely (1991).
40 Was very fond of Keanu Reeves. They became friends during the filming of A Walk in the Clouds (1995).
41 He was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, in 1915, during the Mexican revolution, in which his father was a soldier in the army of Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa. After the revolution the family moved to Los Angeles, CA, where Quinn's father eventually secured a job as a cameraman at Selig Film Studios. Quinn often accompanied his father to work, and became acquainted with such stars as Tom Mix and, John Barrymore, with whom he kept up the friendship into adulthood.
42 Underwent quadruple heart bypass surgery in February 1990.
43 Donated blood to John Barrymore whenever the older actor needed a transfusion.
44 He was one of the few actors to move easily and successfully between starring and supporting roles throughout his career. In both categories, the Irish-Mexican Quinn played a vast array of characters and ethnicities, including American, Arab, Basque, Chinese, English, French, Greek, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hun, Irish, Italian, Mexican, Mongol, Native American, Filipino, Portuguese, Spaniard and Ukranian.
45 Ex-father-in-law of Lauren Holly and Melissa Quinn.
46 He did not get along well with his first father-in-law, legendary producer-director Cecil B. DeMille, though they later developed a civil relationship.
47 While many biographies have the young Quinn, who was the son of an Irish father and Mexican mother, growing up on the streets of East L.A., the truth was that he grew up in Echo Park, attending Polytechnic (which at the time was located in downtown L.A. before it moved to North Hollywood) and Belmont high schools. In later years he would recount how, while growing up in Echo Park, young Chicano toughs would come over to his house to enlist his help in brawling with the Irish gangs, and that later in the same day, young Irish bruisers would visit him to enlist his services in fighting the Mexicans. He would always beg off choosing sides by having his mother chase the young delinquents out of her house, after which he would resume one of his favorite pastimes, drafting and drawing.
48 Played in the band of evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson as a youth and as a deputy preacher.
49 According to Joseph McBride's Searching for John Ford (St. Martin's Press, 2001 - ISBN 0312242328), director John Ford was urged to cast Richard Boone and Quinn as the Little Wolf and Dull Knife characters in Cheyenne Autumn (1964), as both allegedly had Native American blood. Ricardo Montalban and Gilbert Roland, who were of Mexican descent, were cast instead.
50 Took acting class from Michael Chekhov in Hollywood.
51 Around 1972 he announced his desire to play Henry Cristophe, the 19th-century emperor of Haiti. Upon this announcement, several prominent black actors, including Ossie Davis and Ellen Holly, stated that they were opposed to a "white man" playing "black." Davis stated, "My black children need black heroes on which to model their behavior. Henry Cristophe is an authentic black hero. Tony, for all my admiration of him as a talent, will do himself and my children a great disservice if he encourages them to believe that only a white man, and Tony is white to my children, is capable of playing a black hero".
52 Was nominated for Broadway's 1961 Tony Award as Best Actor (Dramatic) for Becket.
53 For extra cash he entered dance contest, from which he sold the statues.
54 Was scheduled to appear in the David Lean-directed "Nostromo" in 1991, but Lean died and the production came to a halt.
55 Sidelines: painting and sculpting.
56 Son of an Irish-Mexican father and Mexican mother, he grew up in the barrio of East L.A. shining shoes and selling newspapers.
57 Brother-in-law of screenwriter Martin Goldsmith.
58 Won his second Oscar for a movie in which he only appeared on screen for a total of 23 minutes and 40 seconds.
59 Before he launched his acting career Quinn worked odd jobs as a butcher, a boxer, street corner preacher and a slaughterhouse worker. He also won a scholarship to study architecture with Frank Lloyd Wright, with whom he developed a close relationship.
60 Lived in Bristol, RI, and befriended Providence's controversial mayor Buddy Cianci.
61 For The Magus (1968) he had to shave his hair. He had an insurance policy against the risk that it might not grow back!
62 Became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1947, just before he was "gray-listed" for his association with Communists such as screenwriter John Howard Lawson and what were termed "fellow travelers", though he himself was never called before the House Un-American Activities Committee. When warned of his gray-listing by 20th Century-Fox boss Darryl F. Zanuck (a liberal), Quinn decided to go on the Broadway stage where there was no blacklist rather than go through the process of refuting the suspicions.
63 He had 5 children, Christopher Quinn (born October 27, 1938 - died March 15, 1941), Christina Quinn (born December 1, 1941), Catalina Quinn (born November 21, 1942), Duncan Quinn (born August 4, 1945) and Valentina Quinn (born December 26, 1952), with Katherine DeMille. He had 3 children, Francesco Quinn (born March 22, 1963 - died August 5, 2011), Danny Quinn (born April 16, 1964) and Lorenzo Quinn (born May 7, 1966), with Jolanda Addolori. He had 2 children, Sean Quinn (born February 7, 1973) and Alex A. Quinn (born December 30, 1976), with Friedel Dunbar and he had 2 children, Antonia Quinn (born July 23, 1993) and Ryan Quinn (born July 5, 1996), with Kathy Benvin.
64 Appeared in more movies with other Oscar-winning actors than any other Oscar-winning actor - a total of 46 Oscar-winning co-stars (28 male, 18 female).


Trademarks

#Trademark
1 Rich smooth voice


Quotes

#Quote
1 [on Marlon Brando] We forget how he revolutionized acting. Look at the chances he takes - think of all the stars who drift along playing themselves.
2 When I was just starting in movies, I got a reputation for being a scene stealer. Once I was in a film with a famous star and had to stand behind him in one scene. "Now watch that Quinn," this star told the director, "I don't want him stealing the scene behind my back." The director parked me in a chair and I just sat there. Next day, when we were looking at the rushes, the star said, "See, I told you! Look at him!" The director exclaimed: "But he's only sitting there!" "Only," rejoined the star, "Maybe so, but he's thinking!".
3 Spencer Tracy's a dangerous actor. You never know what he's going to do. He's one of the few actors you can never steal a scene from. He and Olivier and Jean Gabin.
4 [In 1962] Ten years ago, there wasn't an actor who didn't envy Brando. He was superb. His potential was enormous. But what happened? He went out to Hollywood, and instead of fighting giants, he fought pygmies. He stopped growing. He threw his potential away.
5 [on Zorba the Greek (1964) (aka "Zorba the Greek")] Nobody wanted to do this role. Burl Ives and Burt Lancaster turned it down. They said "Who cares about an old man making love to a broken-down old broad?".
6 [on Marilyn Monroe] An empty-headed blonde with a fat rear. Oh, Monroe was pretty enough to look at, but there were hundreds of better-looking actresses poking around Hollywood. Even after she hit the big time, with Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), I never could see what all the fuss was about.
7 [on Marlon Brando] I admire Marlon's talent, but I don't envy the pain that created it.
8 [on Ingrid Bergman] I reckon there wasn't a man who came within a mile of her who didn't fall in love with her.
9 I have lived in a flurry of images, but I will go out in a freeze frame.
10 I never satisfied that kid [referring to himself], but I think he and I have made a deal now. It's like climbing a mountain. I didn't take him up Mount Everest, but I took him up Mount Whitney. And I think that's not bad.
11 [In the 1980s] I don't see many men today. I see a lot of guys running around on television with small waists, but I don't see many men.
12 They said all I was good for was playing Indians.
13 I never get the girl. I wind up with a country instead.
14 [when asked about his ethnicity] It doesn't make a difference as long as I'm a person in the world.
15 In Europe, an actor is an artist. In Hollywood, if he isn't working, he's a bum.
16 [on Marlon Brando] We forget how he revolutionized acting. Look at the chances he takes - think of all the stars who drift along playing themselves.
17 When I was just starting in movies, I got a reputation for being a scene stealer. Once I was in a film with a famous star and had to stand behind him in one scene. 'Now watch that Quinn,' this star told the director, 'I don't want him stealing the scene behind my back.' The director parked me in a chair and I just sat there. Next day, when we were looking at the rushes, the star said,'See, I told you! Look at him!' The director exclaimed: 'But he's only sitting there! 'Only,' rejoined the star, 'Maybe so, but he's thinking!'
18 Spencer Tracy's a dangerous actor. You never know what he's going to do. He's one of the few actors you can never steal a scene from. He and Olivier and Jean Gabin.
19 [In 1962] Ten years ago there wasn't an actor who didn't envy Brando. He was superb. His potential was enormous. But what happened? He went out to Hollywood, and instead of fighting giants, he fought pygmies. He stopped growing. He threw his potential away.
20 [on Zorba the Greek (1964) (aka "Zorba the Greek")] Nobody wanted to do this role. Burl Ives and Burt Lancaster turned it down. They said 'Who cares about an old man making love to a broken-down old broad?'.
21 [on Marilyn Monroe] An empty-headed blonde with a fat rear. Oh, Monroe was pretty enough to look at, but there were hundreds of better-looking actresses poking around Hollywood. Even after she hit the big time, with Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), I never could see what all the fuss was about.
22 [on Marlon Brando] I admire Marlon's talent, but I don't envy the pain that created it.
23 [on Ingrid Bergman] I reckon there wasn't a man who came within a mile of her who didn't fall in love with her.
24 I have lived in a flurry of images, but I will go out in a freeze frame.
25 I never satisfied that kid [referring to himself], but I think he and I have made a deal now. It's like climbing a mountain. I didn't take him up Mount Everest, but I took him up Mount Whitney. And I think that's not bad.
26 [speaking in the 1980s] I don't see many men today. I see a lot of guys running around on television with small waists, but I don't see many men.
27 They said all I was good for was playing Indians.
28 I never get the girl. I wind up with a country instead.
29 [when asked about his ethnicity] It doesn't make a difference as long as I'm a person in the world.
30 In Europe an actor is an artist. In Hollywood, if he isn't working, he's a bum.


Pictures

All Anthony Quinn pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003 Lifetime Achievement Award Chamizal Independent Film Festival
2001 Prize of the City of Huelva Huelva Latin American Film Festival Posthumously.
2001 Lifetime Achievement Award Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival Posthumously.
1996 Golden Camera for Lifetime Achievement Golden Camera, Germany International
1987 Cecil B. DeMille Award Golden Globes, USA
1964 NBR Award National Board of Review, USA Best Actor Alexis Zorbas (1964)
1960 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Motion Picture On 8 February 1960. At 6251 Hollywood Blvd.
1957 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actor in a Supporting Role Lust for Life (1956)
1953 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actor in a Supporting Role Viva Zapata! (1952)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1997 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV Gotti (1996)
1997 Golden Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Gotti (1996)
1992 Razzie Award Razzie Awards Worst Supporting Actor Mobsters (1991)
1988 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Onassis: The Richest Man in the World (1988)
1970 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Motion Picture Actor - Musical/Comedy The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969)
1970 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Male Dramatic Performance The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968)
1970 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Male Star 11th place.
1966 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Foreign Actor Alexis Zorbas (1964)
1965 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actor in a Leading Role Alexis Zorbas (1964)
1965 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama Alexis Zorbas (1964)
1963 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
1963 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Foreign Actor Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
1960 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Top Action Performance Last Train from Gun Hill (1959)
1958 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actor in a Leading Role Wild Is the Wind (1957)
1958 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Top Male Dramatic Performance Wild Is the Wind (1957)
1957 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Supporting Actor Lust for Life (1956)


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Magus 1968 Maurice Conchis
Guns for San Sebastian 1968 Leon Alastray
The Rover 1967 Peyrol
The Happening 1967 Roc Delmonico
The 25th Hour 1967 Johann Moritz
Lost Command 1966 Lt. Col. Pierre Raspeguy
Marco the Magnificent 1965 Kublai Khan, Mongol Emperor of China
A High Wind in Jamaica 1965 Chavez
Zorba the Greek 1964 Alexis Zorba
Behold a Pale Horse 1964 Viñolas
The Visit 1964 Serge Miller
Lawrence of Arabia 1962 Auda Abu Tayi
Requiem for a Heavyweight 1962 Louis 'Mountain' Rivera
Barabbas 1961 Barabbas
The Guns of Navarone 1961 Andrea
Portrait in Black 1960 Dr. David Rivera
The Savage Innocents 1960 Inuk
Heller in Pink Tights 1960 Thomas 'Tom' Healy
Last Train from Gun Hill 1959 Craig Belden
Warlock 1959 Tom Morgan
The Black Orchid 1958 Frank Valente
Hot Spell 1958 John Henry Duval
Wild Is the Wind 1957 Gino
The Ride Back 1957 Bob Kallen
The River's Edge 1957 Ben Cameron
The Wild Party 1956 Tom Kupfen
The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1956 Quasimodo
Man from Del Rio 1956 Dave Robles
Lust for Life 1956 Paul Gauguin
ITV Play of the Week 1956 TV Series Troke
Schlitz Playhouse 1951-1955 TV Series Clay Waldon
Seven Cities of Gold 1955 Capt. Gaspar de Portola
The Naked Street 1955 Phil Regal
The Magnificent Matador 1955 Luís Santos
Attila 1954 Attila (as Anthony Qvinn)
Ulysses 1954 Antinoos
La Strada 1954 Zampanò
The Long Wait 1954 Johnny McBride
Angels of Darkness 1954 Francesco Caserto
Il più comico spettacolo del mondo 1953 uncredited
Blowing Wild 1953 Ward 'Paco' Conway
East of Sumatra 1953 Kiang
Ride, Vaquero! 1953 José Constantino Esqueda
City Beneath the Sea 1953 Tony Bartlett
Seminole 1953 Osceola
Fatal Desire 1953 Alfio
Against All Flags 1952 Capt. Roc Brasiliano
The Brigand 1952 Prince Ramón
The World in His Arms 1952 Portugee
Viva Zapata! 1952 Eufemio
Mask of the Avenger 1951 Viovanni Larocca
Danger 1951 TV Series
The Brave Bulls 1951 Raul Fuentes
The Ford Theatre Hour 1951 TV Series
Lights Out 1951 TV Series
Somerset Maugham TV Theatre 1951 TV Series
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse 1951 TV Series Babe Callahan
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse 1949 TV Series
Tycoon 1947 Ricky
Black Gold 1947 Charley Eagle
The Imperfect Lady 1947 Jose Martínez
California 1947 Don Luís Rivera y Hernandez
Sinbad, the Sailor 1947 Emir
Back to Bataan 1945 Capt. Andrés Bonifácio
Where Do We Go from Here? 1945 Chief Badger
China Sky 1945 Chen-Ta
Irish Eyes Are Smiling 1944 Al Jackson
Roger Touhy, Gangster 1944 George Carroll
Ladies of Washington 1944 Michael Romanescue
Buffalo Bill 1944 Chief Yellow Hand
Guadalcanal Diary 1943 Jesus ('Soose') Alvarez
The Ox-Bow Incident 1943 Juan Martínez
The Black Swan 1942 Wogan
Road to Morocco 1942 Mullay Kasim
Larceny, Inc. 1942 Leo Dexter
The Perfect Snob 1941 Alexander Moreno
They Died with Their Boots On 1941 Crazy Horse
Bullets for O'Hara 1941 Tony Van Dyne
Blood and Sand 1941 Manolo de Palma
Thieves Fall Out 1941 Chic Collins
Knockout 1941 Trego
Texas Rangers Ride Again 1940 Joe Yuma
City for Conquest 1940 Murray Burns
The Ghost Breakers 1940 Ramon Mederos / Francisco Mederos
Road to Singapore 1940 Caesar
Parole Fixer 1940 Francis 'Big Boy' Bradmore
Emergency Squad 1940 Nick Buller
Television Spy 1939 Forbes
Island of Lost Men 1939 Chang Tai
Union Pacific 1939 Cordray
King of Chinatown 1939 Mike Gordon
King of Alcatraz 1938 Lou Gedney
Bulldog Drummond in Africa 1938 Deone Fordine
Hunted Men 1938 Legs
Tip-Off Girls 1938 Marty
Dangerous to Know 1938 Nicholas 'Nicki' Kusnoff
The Buccaneer 1938 Beluche
Daughter of Shanghai 1937 Harry Morgan
Partners in Crime 1937 Nicholas Mazaney
The Last Train from Madrid 1937 Capt. Ricardo Álvarez
Under Strange Flags 1937 Rebel Soldier (uncredited)
Waikiki Wedding 1937 Kimo
Swing High, Swing Low 1937 The Don
Night Waitress 1936 Gangster (uncredited)
The Plainsman 1936 A Cheyenne Indian
Sworn Enemy 1936 Gangster (uncredited)
Parole! 1936 Zingo Browning
The Milky Way 1936 Todd Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Avenging Angelo 2002 Angelo Allieghieri
Oriundi 2000 Giuseppe Padovani
Camino de Santiago 1999 TV Mini-Series Félix Foulé
Cosby 1999 TV Series Prof. Christo
Tierra de cañones 1999 Sr. de Sicart
Il sindaco 1997 Antonio Baracano
Freixenet 1996 1996 Short King
Gotti 1996 TV Movie Neil Dellacroce
Seven Servants 1996 Archie
La noche de los castillos 1995 TV Series Rey Falop
Il mago 1995 TV Movie Ercole
A Walk in the Clouds 1995 Don Pedro Aragon
Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur 1994 TV Movie Zeus
Hercules in the Underworld 1994 TV Movie Zeus
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Circle of Fire 1994 TV Movie Zeus
Somebody to Love 1994 Emillio
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Lost Kingdom 1994 TV Movie Zeus
Hercules and the Amazon Women 1994 TV Movie Zeus
This Can't Be Love 1994 TV Movie Michael Reyman
Last Action Hero 1993 Tony Vivaldi
Mobsters 1991 Don Masseria
Only the Lonely 1991 Nick Acropolis
Jungle Fever 1991 Lou Carbone
A Star for Two 1991 Dr. Gabriel Todd
The Old Man and the Sea 1990 TV Movie Santiago
Revenge 1990/I Tibey
Ghosts Can't Do It 1989 Scott
The Cosby Show 1989 TV Series Mr. Fuentes
A Man of Passion 1989 Mauricio
Stradivari 1988 Antonio Stradivari
Onassis: The Richest Man in the World 1988 TV Movie Socrates Onassis
L'isola del tesoro 1987 TV Mini-Series Long John Silver
Regina Roma 1982 Papa
Valentina 1982 Mosen Joaquín
Crosscurrent 1981 TV Movie
High Risk 1981 Mariano
The Salamander 1981 Bruno Manzini
Lion of the Desert 1980 Omar Mukhtar
The Passage 1979 The Basque
The Children of Sanchez 1978 Jesús Sánchez
Caravans 1978 Zulffiqar
The Greek Tycoon 1978 Theo Tomasis
Jesus of Nazareth 1977 TV Mini-Series Caiaphas
Target of an Assassin 1977 Ernest Hobday 'Sailor' Slade
The Inheritance 1976 Gregorio Ferramonti
The Message 1976 Hamza
High Rollers 1976 Philip Bang
The Destructors 1974 Steve Ventura
The Don Is Dead 1973 Don Angelo DiMorra
Deaf Smith & Johnny Ears 1973 Erastus 'Deaf' Smith
El asesinato de Julio César 1972 Short
Across 110th Street 1972 Capt. Mattelli
The Man and the City 1971-1972 TV Series Thomas Jefferson Alcala
The City 1971 TV Movie Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala
Flap 1970 Flapping Eagle
R.P.M. 1970 Prof. F.W.J. 'Paco' Perez
A Walk in the Spring Rain 1970 Will Cade
A Dream of Kings 1969 Matsoukas
The Secret of Santa Vittoria 1969 Bombolini
The Shoes of the Fisherman 1968/I Archbishop Kiril Pavlovich Lakota

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Oriundi 2000 producer
Summer Heat 1982 executive producer - uncredited
Circle of Power 1981 executive producer - uncredited
Across 110th Street 1972 executive producer
Zorba the Greek 1964 associate producer
The Visit 1964 co-producer

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 38th Annual Tony Awards 1984 TV Special performer: "I Am Free"
The Long Wait 1954 performer: "ONCE"
City for Conquest 1940 performer: "The Continental" 1934, "Shadow Waltz" 1933, "She's a Latin from Manhattan" 1934, "I'm Just Wild About Harry" 1921, "Jalousie" Jealousy 1925 - uncredited

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Buccaneer 1958
Pastoral 1947 TV Movie

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Last Station 2009 in memory of: with gratitude
Evocator 2009 Short grateful acknowledgment
Biography 1998 TV Series documentary very special thanks - 1 episode
Ingrid 1984 Documentary thanks
The Voice of La Raza 1972 Documentary thanks
King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis 1970 Documentary particular thanks for contributing their talents

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mobsters 2007 TV Series Himself
Sex at 24 Frames Per Second 2003 Video documentary Himself - Interviewee
From Russia to Hollywood: The 100-Year Odyssey of Chekhov and Shdanoff 2002 Documentary Himself
Anthony Quinn: The Final Words 2001 Video documentary Himself
Biography 1997-2001 TV Series documentary Himself / Himself - Actor
Dino De Laurentiis: The Last Movie Mogul 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself
2000 Hispanic Heritage Awards 2000 TV Special
The Making of 'Lawrence of Arabia' 2000 Video documentary Himself
Memories of Navarone 2000 Video documentary short Himself - Andrea
Larry King Live 2000 TV Series Himself - Guest
Arena 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Private Screenings 1999 TV Series Himself
The World's Best Sellers: The Fine Art of Separating People from Their Money 1998 TV Movie documentary Himself
The DeMille Dynasty 1998 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Directors 1997 TV Series documentary Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1997 TV Series Himself - Guest
Big Guns Talk: The Story of the Western 1997 TV Movie documentary Himself
Corazón, corazón 1996-1997 TV Series Himself
The 54th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1997 TV Special Himself - Nominee
Intimate Portrait 1997 TV Series documentary Himself
¿Qué apostamos? 1995-1996 TV Series Himself - Guest
¡Soy un niño! 1996 TV Special Himself
Cine de barrio 1996 TV Series Himself - Guest
Mundo VIP 1996 TV Series Himself
Die Harald Schmidt Show 1996 TV Series Himself
Lights, Camera, Action!: A Century of the Cinema 1996 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
John Cassavetes: To Risk Everything to Express It All 1996 Documentary Himself
Inside the Actors Studio 1996 TV Series Himself - Guest
O. Henry's Christmas 1996 TV Movie Himself - Host
Late Show with David Letterman 1995 TV Series Himself
The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards 1995 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Mae West and the Men Who Knew Her 1994 TV Movie documentary Himself
Golden Globes 50th Anniversary Celebration 1994 TV Movie Himself
Arnold, the Man Behind the Muscle 1994 Video documentary Himself
Tal cual 1993 TV Series Himself - Guest
Larry King TNT Extra 3 1992 TV Movie Himself
The Dick Cavett Show 1991 TV Series Himself - Actor
Late Night with David Letterman 1991 TV Series Himself
The 45th Annual Tony Awards 1991 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Direction of a Musical
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1972-1991 TV Series Himself - Guest
The 48th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1991 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Motion Picture Drama
The Howard Stern Show 1990 TV Series Himself - Guest
Reflections on the Silver Screen 1990 TV Series Himself
American Playwrights Theater: The One-Acts 1989-1990 TV Series Himself - Host
Bill Cosby Salutes Alvin Ailey 1989 TV Movie Himself
La luna 1989 TV Series Himself - Guest
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Gregory Peck 1989 TV Special Himself
The 40th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1988 TV Special Himself - Nominee
Àngel Casas Show 1988 TV Series Himself - Guest
Gregory Peck: His Own Man 1988 Documentary Himself
The American Academy of Dramatic Arts Annual Tribute: A Salute to Kirk Douglas 1987 TV Movie Himself - Speaker
The 59th Annual Academy Awards 1987 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Foreign Language Film
The 44th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1987 TV Special Himself - Winner: Cecil B. DeMille Award
Fame, Fortune and Romance 1986 TV Series Himself
exclusiv 1985 TV Series documentary Himself
Salute to Lady Liberty 1984 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 38th Annual Tony Awards 1984 TV Special Himself - Performer & Presenter: Best Direction of a Play
Ingrid 1984 Documentary Himself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 1983 TV Special documentary Himself
Kazantzakis 1983 TV Short Himself
Rembetika 1983 Documentary Narrator
Night of 100 Stars 1982 TV Special Himself
The Making of Lion of the Desert 1981 Documentary short Himself
Everyday 1979 TV Series Himself
This Is Your Life 1978 TV Series documentary Himself
Clapper Board 1977 TV Series Himself
The Making of an Epic: Mohammad Messenger of God 1976 TV Movie documentary Himself
Parkinson 1973 TV Series Himself
V.I.P.-Schaukel 1973 TV Series documentary Himself
The Mike Douglas Show 1972-1973 TV Series Himself - Co-Host / Himself - Actor / Himself - Guest
The Voice of La Raza 1972 Documentary Himself
The Dick Cavett Show 1972 TV Series Himself
Arruza 1972 Documentary Himself - Narrator
The David Frost Show 1970-1971 TV Series Himself - Guest
The 25th Annual Tony Awards 1971 TV Special Himself - Co-Host
The Kraft Music Hall 1970 TV Series Himself
King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis 1970 Documentary Himself
The 27th Annual Golden Globes Awards 1970 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Motion Picture-Comedy / Musical
The Joey Bishop Show 1969 TV Series Himself - Guest
San Sebastian 1746 in 1968 1968 Short documentary Himself
The Shoes of the Fisherman 1968/II Documentary short Himself (uncredited)
Gala du Midem 1967 TV Series Himself
The 37th Annual Academy Awards 1965 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in Leading Role
Reflets de Cannes 1964 TV Series documentary Himself
Cinépanorama 1964 TV Series documentary Himself
The Ed Sullivan Show 1962-1963 TV Series Poetry Reader / Himself
The Merv Griffin Show 1962-1963 TV Series Himself - Guest
What's My Line? 1960-1963 TV Series Himself - Mystery Guest
Honeymoon on Rhodes 1961 Short Himself
PM East 1961 TV Series Himself
Here's Hollywood 1961 TV Series Himself
The Western 1959 TV Movie Himself
The 31st Annual Academy Awards 1959 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Supporting Actor
Person to Person 1958 TV Series documentary Himself
The 30th Annual Academy Awards 1958 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Supporting Actress
The 29th Annual Academy Awards 1957 TV Special documentary Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Van Gogh: Darkness Into Light 1956 Documentary short Himself (uncredited)

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Welcome to the Basement 2016 TV Series Himself
Ochéntame... otra vez 2016 TV Series documentary Himself
Memòries de la tele 2008-2011 TV Series Himself
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood 2010 TV Mini-Series documentary Auda Abu Tayi
Rock Hudson: Dark and Handsome Stranger 2010 Documentary Osceola (uncredited)
Banda sonora 2009 TV Series Alexis Zorba
Hollywood contra Franco 2008 Documentary Viñolas
Cámara negra. Teatro Victoria Eugenia 2007 TV Short documentary Himself
Brando 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
La tele de tu vida 2007 TV Series Mossèn Joaquín
Voces 2006 TV Series documentary Several Roles
Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That 2005 TV Movie documentary Manola de Palma
Cinema mil 2005 TV Series Sr. de Sicart
Las cerezas 2005 TV Series Himself
Anthony Quinn and Kirk Douglas 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Making of 'Lawrence of Arabia' 2003 Video documentary Himself
Making 'Avenging Angelo' 2003 Video short documentary Himself
De bende van Wim 2003 TV Series Auda Abu Tayi
The Bronze Screen: 100 Years of the Latino Image in American Cinema 2002 Documentary Himself
The 74th Annual Academy Awards 2002 TV Special Himself (Memorial Tribute)
8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2002 TV Special Himself
The Magic of Fellini 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
Biography 1998 TV Series documentary Himself
20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years 1997 TV Movie documentary Alexis Zorba (uncredited)
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1992 TV Series Himself
Fonda on Fonda 1992 TV Movie documentary Juan Martínez (uncredited)
Barbara Stanwyck: Fire and Desire 1991 TV Movie documentary Himself
Henry Fonda: The Man and His Movies 1982 TV Movie documentary Juan Martínez (uncredited)
Margret Dünser, auf der Suche nach den Besonderen 1981 TV Movie documentary Himself
Lionpower from MGM 1967 Short Leon Alastray (uncredited)
Mondo Hollywood 1967 Documentary Himself (uncredited)
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