Anthony Quinn

by follers on July 8, 2014

Anthony Quinn

Birth Name: Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca

Date of Birth: April 21, 1915

Place of Birth: Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico

Date of Death: June 3, 2001

Place of Death: Boston, Massachusetts

*25% Irish
*75% Mexican

Anthony Quinn was a Mexican-born American actor, painter, and writer. He twice won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, for Viva Zapata! (1952) and Lust for Life (1956).

Anthony was born in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico. His father, Francisco Quinn, was of Irish and Mexican descent. His mother, Manuela Oaxaca, was of Mexican ancestry. Anthony later moved to City Terrace, in East Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Anthony’s paternal grandparents were Frank Quinn and Doña Sabina. Frank was Irish, from County Cork. Doña was Mexican.

Anthony’s maternal grandmother was Maria Pallares (the daughter of Juan Pallares/Payares and Maria Pilar Cano Espinoza).

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