Anthony Quinn was born on April 21, 1915, in Chihuahua, Mexico, but his family settled in Los Angeles shortly after his birth. Quinn's acting career began in 1936 in a play with Mae West. On film, he won best supporting actor Oscars for his roles in Viva Zapata! (1952) and Lust for Life (1956), with the former win making him the first actor born in Mexico to win an Academy Award. He also had memorable roles in Zorba the Greek (1964) and Lawrence of Arabia (1962), among many other films. Quinn died on June 3, 2001.