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Anthony Quinn’s Death – Age, Place, Cause, and More!

Anthony Quinn died at age 86, impressive. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding actor Anthony Quinn's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Anthony Quinn was a Mexican-American actor, painter, writer, director, and producer who had a net worth equal to $20 million at the time of his death in 2001, after adjusting for inflation. Quinn had more than 160 acting credits to his name and was best known for his roles in “La Strada” (1954), “The Guns of Navarone” (1961), “Lawrence of Arabia” (1962), “Zorba the Greek” (1964), “Guns for San Sebastian” (1967), “The Message” (1976), “Lion of the Desert” (1981), “Viva Zapata!” (1952), and “Lust for Life” (1956).

How did Anthony Quinn die?

Anthony Quinn's death was caused by pneumonia.

Quinn spent his last years in Bristol, Rhode Island. He died of respiratory failure (due to complications from radiation treatment for lung cancer) on June 3, 2001, in Boston, at age 86. Quinn’s funeral was held in the First Baptist Church in America in College Hill, Providence, Rhode Island.

Information about the death of Anthony Quinn
Cause of deathPneumonia
Age of death86 years
ProfessionActor, Film Director, Film Producer, Painter, Professional Boxer, Restaurateur, Writer
BirthdayApril 21, 1915
Death dateJune 3, 2001
Place of deathBoston, Massachusetts, United States
Place of burialN/A


"I didn't intend to become an actor."

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"I studied all about Gauguin. He was a banker. He was a banker who - he used to paint on Sundays. And one day he hated himself for painting on Sundays."

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"Well, I called him and I said, Mr. Wright, what can I do? Universal offered me a contract $300 a week. He says take it. You'll never get that money from me."

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"I have a son in Barcelona whom I am madly in love with."

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"And I had known Peter O'Toole before in London. And I'd liked him very much. And the thought of being in a picture with him was very challenging to me. And he was playing the starring role."

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