Anthony Quinn was born in Liverpool in 1964. He was educated at St. Francis Xavier’s College for Boys and then at Pembroke College, Oxford, where he read Classics.
He has been a freelance writer and reviewer since 1987, and has contributed to various magazines and newspapers including The Daily Telegraph, The Observer and The New York Times.
For three years he was the arts editor of Harpers & Queen. Since 1998 he has been the film critic of The Independent.