Anthony Quinn’s Death – Cause and Date

  • Anthony Quinn Death Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) April 21, 1915

Death Date June 3, 2001

Age of Death 86 years

Cause of Death Pneumonia

Place of Death Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Burial Quinn Family Estate, Bristol, Bristol County, United States

Profession Movie Actor

The movie actor Anthony Quinn died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Exuberant actor who won Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor for his roles in the films Viva Zapata! (1952) and Lust for Life (1956). He also received a National Board of Review Award for Best Actor for his starring role as Alexis Zorba in the 1964 film Zorba the Greek.

His first wife was¬†Cecil B. DeMille’s adopted daughter.

How did Anthony Quinn die?

At the age of 86, Anthony Quinn died of a combination of respiratory failure, pneumonia and throat cancer on June 3, 2001, in Boston.

Where was the funeral held?

His funeral was held in the First Baptist Church in America in College Hill, Providence, Rhode Island.

Where is Anthony Quinn buried?

He is buried in a family plot in Bristol, Rhode Island.

His last years

Late in life, he had rejoined the Foursquare evangelical Christian community.

Quinn spent his last years in Bristol, Rhode Island.



“Oh, the Irish were building the railroads down through Mexico, through Chihuahua. They finished the railroads when they finished out in the West Coast, and they went down and put the trains into Mexico.” (Anthony Quinn)

Anthony Quinn Death Cause and Date

“The painter leaves his mark. And I just put in two statues in Rhode Island that I’m working on. And I think that’s going to make me last longer than me.” (Anthony Quinn)

Anthony Quinn Death Cause and Date

“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.” (Anthony Quinn)

Anthony Quinn Death Cause and Date

“I mean, a Mexican boy couldn’t be anything else but an Indian. And why did you take the name of Quinn, they used to say to me. Hey, you’re an Indian, so I played Indians.” (Anthony Quinn)

Anthony Quinn Death Cause and Date

“On the stage, you have to find truth, even if you have to lose the audience.” (Anthony Quinn)

Anthony Quinn Death Cause and Date