Francesco Quinn (1963–2011)


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Perhaps best known for his portrayal of underground drug king Rhah in Oliver Stone's Academy Award-winning Platoon (1986), Francesco Quinn is one of the film industry's most versatile young actors. Intent on following in the footsteps of his father, Oscar winner Anthony Quinn, who had appeared in more than 200 pictures, Francesco has already ... See full bio »

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Platoon Rhah
(1986)
Criminal Minds Michael Russo
(2005)
Letters to Juliet Additional Crew
(2010)

Filmography

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 2021 Mass Effect: Legendary Edition (Video Game)
Henner / Marsh / Batarian Log / ... (voice)
 2011 Roma nuda
 2011 Masterpiece Mystery (TV Series)
Gilberto Nieddu
- Zen: Ratking (2011) ... Gilberto Nieddu
 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Dino (voice)
 2010-2011 The Glades (TV Series)
Eduardo Garcia
- Family Matters (2011) ... Eduardo Garcia
- Bird in the Hand (2010) ... Eduardo Garcia
 2011 Justice for Natalee Holloway (TV Movie)
Ricardo Flores
 2011 Il commissario Manara (TV Series)
Fabrizio Raimondi
- Uno strano incidente di caccia (2011) ... Fabrizio Raimondi
- La donna senza volto (2011) ... Fabrizio Raimondi
- La verità nascosta (2011) ... Fabrizio Raimondi
- L'amica ritrovata (2011) ... Fabrizio Raimondi
- Fuori servizio (2011) ... Fabrizio Raimondi
 2011 Zen (TV Mini Series)
Gilberto Nieddu
- Ratking (2011) ... Gilberto Nieddu
- Cabal (2011) ... Gilberto Nieddu
- Vendetta (2011) ... Gilberto Nieddu
 2010 Corruption.Gov
Ron Garcia
 2010 Rollers
Quinn
 2010 Mass Effect 2 (Video Game)
Henner / Marsh / Batarian Log / ... (voice)
 2009 Four Single Fathers
Dom
 2008 Danny Fricke (TV Movie)
Pablo Vicente
 2008 The Shield (TV Series)
Beltran / Guillermo Diaz
- Family Meeting (2008) ... Beltran
- Possible Kill Screen (2008) ... Beltran
- Petty Cash (2008) ... Beltran
- Party Line (2008) ... Beltran
- Moving Day (2008) ... Beltran / Guillermo Diaz
 2008 Endwar (Video Game) (voice)
 2008 Quantum of Solace (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 2008 Broken Promise
Santos
 2008 A Gunfighter's Pledge (TV Movie)
Sheriff
 2008 The Tonto Woman (Short)
Ruben Vega
 2008 Hell Ride
Machete
 2007 Tinseltown (TV Short)
Arturo
 2007 Afghan Knights
Amad
 2007 Muertas (Short)
Carlos
 2007 The Gnostic (Short)
Warrior
 2006 Cut Off
Agent Jones
 2006 Man vs. Monday (Short)
Juan Carlos
 2004-2006 NCIS (TV Series)
Cpl. Luis Romero / Gunnery Sgt. Freddy Alvarez
- Once a Hero (2006) ... Cpl. Luis Romero
- One Shot, One Kill (2004) ... Gunnery Sgt. Freddy Alvarez
 2006 Park
Smoldering Park Worker
 2005 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Michael Russo
- Natural Born Killer (2005) ... Michael Russo
 2005 Into the West (TV Mini Series)
Capitan de Salamanca
- Wheel to the Stars (2005) ... Capitan de Salamanca
 2004 ER (TV Series)
Dr. Alfonso Ramirez
- Time of Death (2004) ... Dr. Alfonso Ramirez
 2004 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Fidel
- Murder in a Flash (2004) ... Fidel
 2003 The Handler (TV Series)
Detective Lopez
- Hardcore (2003) ... Detective Lopez
 2003 Vlad
Vlad Tepes
 2003 24 (TV Series)
Syed Ali
- Day 2: 11:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. (2003) ... Syed Ali
- Day 2: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (2003) ... Syed Ali
- Day 2: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (2003) ... Syed Ali
- Day 2: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (2003) ... Syed Ali
- Day 2: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (2003) ... Syed Ali
 2002 Almost a Woman (TV Movie)
Don Carlos
 1997-2002 JAG (TV Series)
Kabir Atef / Bedouin Leader / Mustapha Ben Kessar
- Enemy Below (2002) ... Kabir Atef
- In Country (2002) ... Kabir Atef
- Defending His Honor (2002) ... Kabir Atef
- Tribunal (2002) ... Kabir Atef
- The Black Jet (1998) ... Bedouin Leader
 2002 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
The Lead Cuban
- For Harry, with Love & Squalor (2002) ... The Lead Cuban
 2002 Alias (TV Series)
Minos Sakkoulas
- The Confession (2002) ... Minos Sakkoulas
 2001 Reflections
Him
 1999-2001 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
Tomas Del Cerro / Thomas Del Cerro
- Episode #1.7118 (2001) ... Tomas Del Cerro
- Episode #1.7059 (2001) ... Tomas Del Cerro
- Episode #1.7054 (2001) ... Tomas Del Cerro
- Episode #1.7053 (2001) ... Tomas Del Cerro
- Episode #1.7050 (2001) ... Tomas Del Cerro
 2001 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Victor
- Past Perfect (2001) ... Victor
 2000 The Translator (Short)
Jean-Paul Esselen
 2000 Good vs Evil (TV Series)
Agent Shaw
- Ambulance Chaser (2000) ... Agent Shaw
 1999 Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun (Video Game)
General Vega
 1998 Nowhere Land
Walfredo
 1998 Tannenbaum (Short)
Hunter #2
 1998 Vengeance Unlimited (TV Series)
Col. Oscar Ponce
- Security (1998) ... Col. Oscar Ponce
 1998 Placebo Effect
Zac
 1998 Pensacola: Wings of Gold (TV Series)
Javier Nuñez
- Lost Shipment (1998) ... Javier Nuñez
 1998 Deadly Ransom
Luis Mendes
 1997 Rough Riders (TV Mini Series)
Sgt. Rafael Castillo
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Sgt. Rafael Castillo
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Sgt. Rafael Castillo
 1997 Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (TV Series)
Ramon Boharo
- La Mano Negra (1997) ... Ramon Boharo
 1997 Cannes Man
Frank 'Rhino' Rhinoslavsky
 1996 O. Henry's Christmas (TV Movie)
Robby Gilliam (segment "One Thousand Dollars")
 1995 The Dark Dancer
Ramone
 1995 Top Dog
Mark Curtains
 1994 The Visual Bible: Acts (Video)
Stephen
 1993 District:33 (Video)
 1993 Deadly Rivals
Bunny Wedman
 1992 Red Shoe Diaries (TV Series)
Tommy
- Double or Nothing (1992) ... Tommy
 1992 Hitz
Jimmy Sollera
 1992 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Ramon Salazar
- Sanctuary (1992) ... Ramon Salazar
 1991 A Star for Two
Young Gabriel Todd
 1991 Murder Blues
John Reed
 1990 The Old Man and the Sea (TV Movie)
Santiago as a Young Man
 1989 Casablanca Express
Captain Franchetti
 1989 Indio
Daniel F. Morell
 1989 The Favorite
Adult Mahmud
 1988 Stradivari
Alessandro
 1988 Priceless Beauty
Peter
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Francesco Cruz
- God's Work (1987) ... Francesco Cruz
 1986 Platoon
Rhah
 1985 Quo Vadis? (TV Mini Series)
Marcus Vinicius
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... Marcus Vinicius
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Marcus Vinicius
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Marcus Vinicius
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Marcus Vinicius
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Marcus Vinicius
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Personal Quote:

[About his father's influence] I could be winning the decathlon in high school, which I've won twice, yet, if my dad is in the audience, 'Oh look! It's Anthony Quinn.' And I'm like, 'Hello? Kid just got a gold medal. Helloooo? I'm over here.' See more »

Trivia:

Reportedly, the infamous fight he had with Willem Dafoe during the filming of Platoon (1986) was caused over the use of a monkey in one of the scenes. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently collaborated with his father Anthony Quinn during his early career. See more »

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