Francesco Daniele Quinn (March 22, 1963 – August 5, 2011) was 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 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.
Francesco Quinn has appeared extensively in television guest star roles in crime and thriller dramas.
He also voiced Mirage/Dino in Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
Francesco Quinn cause of death
Francesco Quinn died on August 5, 2011, in Malibu after a heart attack.
Francesco Quinn was 48 years old at the time of his death
Interview with Francesco Quinn