Anthony Quinn Net Worth Income Profile and Salary. American film actor. Of father of Irish origin and mother Mexican, from very small lived in several places of California. He had to start working soon, while attending class at Belvedere Junior High School. The need led him to learn all kinds of trades, which he played over several years (newspaper salesman, waiter, truck driver, boxer.).
The theater interested him since he was young: he attended Katherine Hamil’s school and at the age of twenty-one made his debut at the Hollytown Theater in Los Angeles. Nevertheless, diverse circumstances forced him to look towards the cinema, half in which began to appear in works of “extra” in films like the Milk way, of Leo McCarey and the vultures of the presidio, of Louis Friedlander, both of 1936.
His conditions and physical characteristics conditioned him to play very characteristic roles (buccaneer, sex-symbol, gangster or soldier and, in time, representative of all types of peoples: Indian, mestizo, Eskimo, Arab and Russian) that allowed him, not However, achieving the security that every actor needs.
His first interventions slowly opened the door to him (always with small papers) in films of more reputation directed by Mitchell Leisen (Started in the tropic, 1937) and Cecil B. de Mille (Buffalo Bill, 1936; Corsairs of Florida, 1937; Union Pacific, 1939), in which he was able to demonstrate that he could interpret papers with more text. At this time, where he worked especially for Paramount, he married De Mille’s daughter, Katherine, a decision that, far from helping him to progress faster on the screen, brought him some inconveniences.
In the early forties he moved to Warner, a studio that provided him with more interesting roles, and began to build a relationship with renowned actors and actresses. Raoul Walsh’s City of Conquest (1940), by Anatole Litvak, Blood and Sand (1940), by Rouben Mamoulian and Died in Raoul Walsh’s boots, were among his titles. He strolled through other studios such as Paramount, 20th Century Fox and RKO in all sorts of comedies, adventures, musicals, westerns. And especially emphasized his participation in William A. Wellman’s Incident in Ox-Bow (1943).
At the time of obtaining American nationality in 1947, returned to the theater to interpret in Broadway The Gentleman from Athens and, above all, A streetcar named Desire, in the paper of Stanley Kowalski, replacing Marlon Brando. To theatrical success, the film was quickly joined, since he was offered more interesting roles such as that of Eufemio Zapata, brother of the peasant leader who played Brando, in Viva Zapata! (1952) by Elia Kazan, for which she received her first Academy Award.
Anthony Quinn on La strada (1954)
From his foray into Italy, another hit came about due to the complex role of Zampano in Federico Fellini’s La strada (1954), which became more notorious after the Oscar that received the film. Again in Hollywood, his role as Gauguin, Van Gogh’s friend in Vincente Minnelli’s film El Loco del pelo rojo (1956), served him on the plate for his second Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.
He remained artistically between the United States and Europe, with a prolific career that undoubtedly harmed him in choosing his roles better. Nevertheless, it was always among the most interesting deals of the sixties and achieved excellent notoriety for his interventions in the Cannons of Navarone (1961), J. Lee Thompson, Barrabas (1961), Richard Fleischer, Lawrence of Arabia 1962), by David Lean, and especially Zorba the Greek (1964) by Michael Cacoyannis, with which he obtained a new Oscar nomination. In these years he married Iolanda Addolori, whom he had met in the filming of Barrabás.
Net Worth of Anthony Quinn
The Net Worth of Anthony Quinn in 2017 is $25 Million.
His star continued to shine in the following decades to confirm the greatness of an actor capable of adopting a thousand and one characterizations and always live up to the demands of the script. His popularity was always above the profitability of many of his films such as The Fisherman’s Sandals (1968), by Michael Anderson, The Ferramonti Heritage (1975), Mauro Bolognini, The Sons of Sanchez (1978), The Desert Lion (1979) by Moustapha Akkad, Valentina (1982) by Antonio J. Betancor, Wild Fever (1991) by Spike Lee and so on, until his last appearances on the big screen.
In television he had a notable presence in numerous programs since his first intervention in an episode of the series “Philco Playhouse” (1949). He went on to “Schlitz Playhouse of Stars” (1951-55), “The Ed Sullivan Show” (1963), “The City” and “The Man and the City” (1971), among other television consumer products. Directed only one film: Los bucane