Francesco Quinn, a successful actor and son of the late screen legend Anthony Quinn, died Friday night at the age of 48 ... according to several reports. A neighbor told the Malibu Patch that… READ MORE >
Francesco Daniele Quinn (March 22, 1962 - August 5, 2011) is an Italian-born American actor. The third son of Oscar winner Anthony Quinn, Francesco is perhaps best known for his breakout role as Rhah in Oliver Stone’s Academy Award-winning Platoon (1986). Francesco Quinn was born in Rome, Italy, the son of Anthony Quinn and second wife Iolanda Quinn, a noted costume designer to whom Anthony Quinn would remain married for 31 years. Quinn has Mexican, Irish, and Italian ancestry. Quinn has appeared in many feature films including the New York Independent Film Festival winner Placebo Effect. He acted with his father in several films, including A Star For Two with Lauren Bacall. The two Quinns also had the opportunity to share the role of Santiago in The Old Man and the Sea, son and father playing the character as a young and old man.