June 20, 1909
October 14, 1959
Australia - United States
6 ft 1¼ in | 186 cm
80 kg | 176.5 lbs
10 US | 43.5 EU
Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn was born in Hobart, Australia, on June 20, 1909, was an American actor.
Young Errol Flynn first started performing as a page boy to Enid Lyons in a queen carnival (1918), at the age of nine.
He made his big screen debut in Australian film In the Wake of the Bounty (1933) in role as Fletcher Christian.
He got his Hollywood debut in mystery film The Case of the Curious Bride (1935) in role as Gregory Moxley.
Errol's breakthrough performance came as Peter Blood in swashbuckling pirate film Captain Blood (1935).
He landed his television debut in anthology series Screen Directors' Playhouse: The Sword of Villon (1956) in role as François Villon.
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He played Sir Robin of Locksley / Robin Hood in swashbuckler film The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938).
He won the Bambi Awards for Best Actor - International for his roles in films:
Silver River (1948) Western as "Mike" McComb
That Forsyte Woman (1949) romantic drama as Soames Forsyte
Adventures of Don Juan (1948) swashbuckling adventure romance as Don Juan, Don Juan de Maraña
He was nominated for the Bambi Award for Best Actor - International for his role as Morgan Lane in Western movie Montana (1950).
The Prince and the Pauper (1937) drama fantasy as Miles Hendon
Dodge City (1939) Western as Wade Hatton
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936) historical adventure as Capt. (later Major) Geoffrey Vickers
The Sea Hawk (1940) swashbuckling adventure as Capt Geoffrey Thorpe
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939) historical romantic drama as Robert Devereux (Earl of Essex)
The Perfect Specimen (1937) comedy as Gerald Beresford Wicks
The Sisters (1938) drama as Frank Medlin
Four's a Crowd (1938) romantic comedy as Robert Kensington Lansford
Objective Burma! (1945) war drama as Captain Nelson
Santa Fe Trail (1940) Western as Jeb Stuart
Dive Bomber (1941) war drama as Lieutenant Douglas Lee
Desperate Journey (1942) World War II action as Flight Lieutenant Terrence Forbes
Uncertain Glory (1944) war drama as Jean Picard
Cry Wolf (1947) mystery as Mark Caldwell
He was presenter in anthology series The Errol Flynn Theatre (1956), in 26 episodes.
Attended The Hutchins School, Hobart College, The Friends School and Albura Street Primary School.
Studied at South West London College, in Barnes, London (1923-1925).
Attended the Sydney Church of England Grammar School in New South Wales, Australia.
Had Irish, Scottish and English ancestry.
He was awarded two Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame:
Motion Picture at 6654 Hollywood Boulevard (1960)
Television at 7008 Hollywood Boulevard (1960)
He was known for his hedonistic lifestyle.
He became a United States citizen in 1942.
He was good friends with Hermann Erben and Raoul Walsh.
Flynn died on October 14, 1959, Vancouver, Canada, at the age of 50.
He was married to:
Patrice Wymore (1950-1959) they had one daughter, Arnella Roma
Nora Eddington (1943-1948) they had two daughters, Deirdre and Rory
Lili Damita (1935-1942) they had one son, Sean Leslie Flynn
He was engaged to Princess Irene Ghika (1949-1950).
He dated Beverly Aadland (1957-1959), Gita Hall (1954-1957), Julie Bishop (1943-1944), Mary Ann Hyde (1943-1944) and Doris Duke (1941-1942).