Who was Anthony Quinn?
Anthony Quinn was a Mexican-born actor whose long film career
was highlighted by the two Academy Awards he received for Best
Supporting Actor. His first Oscar was for his 1952 performance in
"Viva Zapata!" as the brother of the famous Mexican revolutionary
figure Emilio Zapata (played by Marlon Brando). His second Oscar
was for his portrayal of French painter Paul Gaugin opposite Kirk
Douglas' Vincent van Gogh in "Lust for Life" (1956). Quinn died on
June 3, 2001 at the age of 86.