Early in the

Early in the film Later, in 1935, he studied painting and acting at the Polytechnic High School and Frank Lloyd Wright architecture, and won first prize for an architectural design that you made. However, he was attracted by the film career thanks to the support of the star of that time, Mae West, who endorsed it as an extra, and then venture into the theatrical, made his debut, at age 21 as an extra in the film The Milky Way (1936) and a role in the film Parole (1936). Anthony Quinn in the film Blood and Sand. After the film, her grandmother was ill with cancer to see the premiere, who said at the end: “Now I can die in peace.” At that time he met and fell in love with the daughter of director Cecil B. De Mille, Katherine, and decided to end their marriage of four years with Silvia. In 1937 he married her, but her father did not help him mostly in his career, and its acceptance as a son was profoundly affected due to economic instability.In fact, Quinn could not invite any family member or friend to your wedding party, to avoid De Mille the embarrassment of having to mingle with people who do not belong to his exalted social circle. In 1939 his son Christopher was born, who nevertheless died at age 4 in a pool, which lashed the fledgling actor. His other children were Katherine De Mille: Christina Quinn, Kathleen Quinn, Valentina Quinn and Duncan Quinn. For his appearance “multiethnic” and its passage by boxing in his face, he continued playing supporting roles as a native of the United States, Italian mafia, gangster, Chinese, Arabic, Filipino or Latino during the 1940s. He completed about 15 films, typecast as a thug, villain and characters of dubious reputation. This transpired in real life, and the high society of Hollywood at that time would not admit in their circles, discriminating. U.S. got its nationalization in 1947, so did not participate in the Second World War.At the end of the decade turned to the theater, achieving success on Broadway in A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams. In 1947 he got his first starring role in the film Black Gold, which portrays a Native American who becomes a millionaire oil, in addition with the participation of his wife Katherine in the film. In the film The black Swan. He continued his career in TV series between 1949 and 1951, returning to film in the film Viva Zapata! (1952), directed by Elia Kazan, where he received his first Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his excellent performance as Eufemio Zapata, and this was the first time that a Hispanic actor received the prize. However, its appearance followed him typecast as a macho or hard, and continued playing pirates and adventurers in their next films. One of its main features was the “steal” the main actor role, noting from supporting roles.Her innate talent was so evident in consistency, simplicity and credibility that none of these films had poor box office. By that time he befriended the famous Mexican muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros, who tried to advise him to leave the cinema, but spurred by her past of poverty, Quinn insisted on staying in the sets.