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Douglas Fairbanks (I) (1883–1939)


Douglas Fairbanks was born Douglas Elton Thomas Ullman in Denver, Colorado, to Ella Adelaide (Marsh) and Hezekiah Charles Ullman, an attorney. His paternal grandparents were German Jewish immigrants, while his mother was from an Anglo family from the South. He was raised by his mother, who had separated from his father when he was five. He began ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Thief of Bagdad
The Thief of Bagdad The Thief of Bagdad
(1924)
The Black Pirate
The Black Pirate The Duke of Arnoldo / The Black Pirate
(1926)
Robin Hood
Robin Hood The Earl of Huntingdon / Afterwards Robin Hood
(1922)
Mr. Robinson Crusoe
Mr. Robinson Crusoe Steve Drexel
(1932)

Filmography

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 1930 Terra Melophon Magazin Nr. 1 (Short) (episode "Welches ist ihr Typ")
 1928 Show People
Douglas Fairbanks (uncredited)
 1927 The Gaucho
The Gaucho
 1926 The Black Pirate
The Duke of Arnoldo / The Black Pirate (as Mr. Douglas Fairbanks)
 1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
Chariot Race Spectator (uncredited)
 1919 When the Clouds Roll by
Daniel Boone Brown
 1919 His Majesty, the American
William Brooks
 1919 The Knickerbocker Buckaroo
Teddy Drake
 1918 Swat the Kaiser (Short)
 1918 Sic 'Em, Sam (Short)
Democracy
 1918 Say! Young Fellow
The Young Fellow
 1918 Headin' South
Headin' South
 1916 American Aristocracy
Cassius Lee
 1916 Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
Man on White Horse (uncredited)
 1916 The Half-Breed
Lo Dorman (Sleeping Water)
 1916 The Mystery of the Leaping Fish (Short)
Coke Ennyday / Douglas Fairbanks
 1916 The Good Bad Man
Passin' Through
 1915 Double Trouble
Florian Amidon / Eugene Brassfield
 1915 Martyrs of the Alamo
Joe / Texan Soldier (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1915 The Lamb
Gerald
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "A Case of Frenzied Finance" on Broadway. Comedy. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 15 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 113 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Elton Banks | Douglas Fairbanks Sr. | Mr. Douglas Fairbanks | Elton Thomas

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[last words] I never felt better in my life. See more »

Trivia:

After receiving bad French press for his role in the American version of The Three Musketeers (1921), he vowed "never to put a foot in France again" (July 1st 1921). See more »

Trademark:

Stunts: He did all his own, with one exception

Nickname:

Doug

Star Sign:

Gemini

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