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Actor Francesco Quinn Collapses After Running, Dies in His Wife's Arms

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Actor Francesco Quinn, the 48-year-old son of the late actor Anthony Quinn died Friday night near his Malibu home of an apparent heart attack, reports Malibu Patch.

Neighbor Tim Lawrence says Quinn had been running on the street with his son when he collapsed in front of the Lawrence's home. The two had been on a trip to the store, according to USA Today.

Quinn's wife and Lawrence attempted unsuccessfully to revive him.

Lawrence says he thinks Quinn passed away in his wife's arms, though he was not pronounced dead until the paramedics transported him to the hospital.

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E! News has more information about Quinn's career:

Born in Rome in 1963, Quinn got his start with a small, yet pivotal, role as the drug kingpin in the 1986 Oscar-winning film Platoon before moving on to a steady stream of work in both movies and television, including his stint on the hit Fox series 24 as nuke-wielding terrorist Syed Ali during the show's second season.

Other roles Quinn was known for was as Tomas Del Cerro on The Young and the Restless, NCIS, and JAG. He was most recently seen on A&E's The Glades.

Quinn is survived by his wife and three children.