TF3 Autobot ‘Dino’ Voice Actor Francesco Quinn Passes Away

Posted on Aug 7, 2011

From the Mailibu Patch:

Francesco Quinn, an Italian-born actor and a son of Oscar winner Anthony Quinn, died Friday night of an apparent heart attack near his home in the La Costa neighborhood of Malibu. He was 48.

Quinn was born March 22, 1963 in Rome, Italy to Anthony Quinn’s second wife Iolanda. His acting career began in 1986 with a role in the Oscar-winning Oliver Stone film Platoon. He went on to appear in numerous films and television shows, including playing Tomas Del Cerro in the CBS soap opera Young and the Restless. For that role, Quinn was nominated for an American Latino Media Arts Award, which recognizes people who portray positive representations of Latinos.