Platoon Actor, Francesco Quinn, 1963-2011

Francesco Quinn (kneeling, left ), who played Rhah, a member of the platoon in Oliver Stone’s pioneering 1987 Vietnam War film Platoon , died August 12 at age 48.

Quinn, the son of the famed actor Anthony Quinn, collapsed on the street where he lived in Malibu, California. He died of a suspected heart attack.

After Platoon , which was his first film, Quinn appeared in many movies and TV shows with recurring roles in several TV series, including “JAG, ” “24” and “The Shield, ” and the soap opera “The Young and the Restless.”


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