Quinn at foundry with daughter Antonia, working on Diva, c.1996.

Besides his achievements in acting, sculpting and painting, Anthony also wrote two autobiographies, The Original Sin, published in 1974 and One Man Tango, published in 1994.

 
       
 

Anthony finished his last motion picture, Avenging Angelo, with Sylvester Stallone, in Toronto in May 2001. In June of the same year, he died of respiratory failure at the age of 86.  He was survived by his sister Stella, his wife Katherine and twelve children.