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Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn

  • Buffalo Bill (1944) July 22 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Lust For Life (1956) July 24 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Guns of Navarone, The (1961) August 02 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Happening, The (1967) August 15 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: June 3, 2001
Born: April 21, 1915 Cause of Death: Respiratory failure
Birth Place: Chihuahua, MX Profession: Cast ...
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As a teenager, played saxaphone in evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson's orchestra
1936:
Spoofed John Barrymore in a stage production of "Clean Beds"
1936:
Cast as an extra in Leo McCarey's "The Milky Way"
1936:
Made his feature acting debut in "Parole"
1937:
Played a Cheyenne Indian in Cecil B. DeMille's "The Plainsman"
1938:
Co-starred in DeMille's "The Buccaneer"
1939:
Last association with DeMille as director, "Union Pacific"
1940:
Co-starred in "The Road to Singapore," with Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour
1941:
First association with Budd Boetticher (who served as assistant director), "Blood and Sand"
1941:
Acted the part of Crazy Horse in Raoul Walsh's "They Died With Their Boots On"
1942:
Re-teamed with Hope, Crosby and Lamour for "The Road to Morocco"
1943:
First film with director William Wellman, "The Ox-Bow Incident"
1944:
Another turn as an Indian (Yellow Hand) in Wellman's "Buffalo Bill"
1945:
Co-starred with John Wayne in Edward Dmytryk's "Back to Bataan"
1947:
Made his Broadway debut in "The Gentleman from Athens"
1948:
Headlined a national tour of "A Streetcar Named Desire," playing Stanley Kowalski opposite Uta Hagen
1950:
Reprised the role of Stanley in the Broadway production of "A Streetcar Named Desire"
1952:
Won first Best Supporting Actor Oscar playing opposite Marlon Brando in Elia Kazan's "Viva Zapata!"
1954:
Played a brutish strongman in Federico Fellini's "La strada," opposite Giulietta Masina
1955:
First film opposite Sophia Loren, "Attila"
1956:
Earned second Best Supporting Actor Oscar for "Lust for Life"
1957:
Earned a Best Actor Oscar nomination for George Cukor's "Wild Is the Wind"
1957:
Played Quasimodo in the remake of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"
1958:
Directed first (and only) feature, the remake of "The Buccaneer"
1959:
Re-teamed with Sophia Loren in "The Black Orchid"
1960:
Third film with Loren, Cukor's "Heller in Pink Tights"
1960:
Gave remarkable performance as a native Eskimo in Nicholas Ray's "Savage Innocents"
1960:
Returned to Broadway as Henry II in "Beckett"; later switched roles with Laurence Olivier, taking over the cleric's role
1961:
Played Greek patriot Colonel Andrea Stavros in J. Lee Thompson's "The Guns of Navaronne"
1962:
Acted the part of a used-up boxer in "Requiem for a Heavyweight"
1962:
Portrayed opportunistic Bedouin Auda Abu Tayi in David Lean's "Lawrence of Arabia"
1964:
Played the title role in "Zorba the Greek"; also first film as a producer
1966:
Starred in Mark Robson's "Lost Command"
1968:
Played Russian Pope Kiril Lakota in "The Shoes of the Fisherman"
1969:
Acted with Anna Magnani in Stanley Kramer's "The Secret of Santa Vittoria"
1969:
Co-starred with Irene Papas in "A Dream of Kings"
1970:
Portrayed an Indian outcast in Carol Reed's "Flap"
1971:
Debut as a series regular, playing the mayor of a fast-growing city in ABC's "The Man and the City"
1972:
Produced and acted in "Across 110th Street"
1977:
First acting role in a miniseries, Franco Zeffirelli's "Jesus of Nazareth" (NBC)
1978:
Acted the part of Theo Tomasis (a thinly disguised Aristotle Onassis) in J. Lee Thompson's "The Greek Tycoon"
1979:
Re-teamed with Thompson for "The Passage"
1982:
Played the real-life Bedouin leader Omar Mukhtar in "Lion of the Desert"
1983:
Reprised his most famous role, playing Zorba the Greek for the revival of the Kander and Ebb musical, "Zorba"
1988:
Earned an Emmy nomination for "The Richest Man in the World: The Story of Aristotle Onassis"
1989:
Starred as Antonio Stradavarius in "Stradivari"
1990:
Portrayed Santiago in the NBC movie remake of "The Old Man and the Sea"
1990:
Played a powerful Mexican crime boss, opposite Kevin Costner, in "Revenge"
1991:
Appeared in Spike Lee's "Jungle Fever"
1991:
Acted opposite Maureen O'Hara in "Only the Lonely"
1994:
Cast as the father of the Greek gods, Zeus, in the syndicated TV movie, "Hercules and the Amazon Women"; also appeared in four sequels over the course of a year
1995:
Portrayed gregarious patriarch Don Pedro in "A Walk in the Clouds"
1996:
Portrayed Mafioso Neil Dellacroce in HBO's "Gotti"
2001:
Final screen appearance, cast as murdered mob chieftain Angelo Allieghieri in "Avenging Angelo"; film released posthumously

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