Mexican actors who deceased in 2001

Here are 2 famous actors from Mexico died in 2001:

Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn (April 21, 1915 Chihuahua-June 3, 2001 Boston) also known as Antonio Rudolfo Oaxaca Quinn, Anthony Qvinn, Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca, Tony or Antonio Reyes was a Mexican actor, writer, painter, film producer, film director, professional boxer and restaurateur. He had twelve children, Francesco Quinn, Lorenzo Quinn, Ryan Quinn, Danny Quinn, Alex A. Quinn, Valentina Quinn, Christopher Quinn, Antonia Quinn, Sean Quinn, Catalina Quinn, Christina Quinn and Duncan Quinn.

Quinn was born in Chihuahua, Mexico to Mexican and Irish parents. He moved to Los Angeles as a teenager and started working in the film industry in the 1930s. Quinn is best known for his roles in films such as "Viva Zapata!", "Lawrence of Arabia", and "Zorba the Greek", for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He was also nominated for Oscars for his performances in "Wild Is the Wind" and "Lust for Life".

In addition to his acting career, Quinn was also a painter and had several exhibitions of his works in different countries. He was a self-taught artist and his paintings often depicted scenes from his travels around the world. Quinn also dabbled in professional boxing in his youth and operated a restaurant in Los Angeles called "The Original Anthony Quinn" which served Mexican cuisine.

Quinn was married three times, and had relationships with several notable women, including actress Katherine DeMille and painter Frida Kahlo. He passed away in 2001 in Boston, Massachusetts at the age of 86.

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Chucho Salinas

Chucho Salinas (February 12, 1928 Mexico City-November 8, 2001 Ciudad Juárez) a.k.a. Jesús Salinas Ortega, Jesus Salinas or Jesús Salinas was a Mexican actor and comedian.

He began his career as a stage actor, performing in various theater productions before transitioning to television and film. Salinas was best known for his comedic roles and his ability to bring laughter to audiences. He starred in numerous Mexican films and TV series, including "Los Beverly de Peralvillo" and "El Chavo del Ocho." Salinas was also a pioneer of stand-up comedy in Mexico and was highly regarded for his improvisational skills. In addition to his acting career, Salinas was also a singer and musician, showcasing his talents on stage and in various recording studios. Despite his passing in 2001, Chucho Salinas remains a beloved figure in Mexican entertainment history.

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