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Errol Flynn (I) (1909–1959)


Errol Flynn was born to parents Theodore Flynn, a respected biologist, and Marrelle Young, an adventurous young woman. Young Flynn was a rambunctious child who could be counted on to find trouble. Errol managed to have himself thrown out of every school he was enrolled in. In his late teens he set out to find gold, but instead found a series of ... See full bio »

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Known For

Captain Blood
Captain Blood Peter Blood
(1935)
The Sea Hawk
The Sea Hawk Geoffrey Thorpe
(1940)
Objective, Burma!
Objective, Burma! Capt. Nelson
(1945)

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 1959 Cuban Rebel Girls
The American Correspondent
 1959 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
'Doc' Boatwright
- The Golden Shanty (1959) ... 'Doc' Boatwright
 1959 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
'The Duke' - Gentleman Hobo
- Freddie's Beat Shack (1959) ... 'The Duke' - Gentleman Hobo
 1958 The Roots of Heaven
Forsythe
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Capt. Bidlack
- Without Incident (1957) ... Capt. Bidlack
 1956-1957 The Errol Flynn Theatre (TV Series)
John Morton / Don Juan / Himself - Host
- Rescued (1957) ... John Morton
- 1000th Night of Don Juan (1956) ... Don Juan / Himself - Host
 1957 The Big Boodle
Ned Sherwood
 1955 King's Rhapsody
Richard, King of Laurentia
 1954 Let's Make Up
John 'Beau' Beaumont
 1954 Crossed Swords
Renzo
 1952 Mara Maru
Gregory Mason
 1951 Hello God
Man on Anzio Beach
 1951 Adventures of Captain Fabian
Capt. Michael Fabian
 1950 Rocky Mountain
Capt. Lafe Barstow (CSA)
 1949 It's a Great Feeling
Jeffrey Bushdinkle, the Groom (uncredited)
 1947 The Lady from Shanghai
Man in Background Outside of Cantina (uncredited)
 1947 Always Together
Errol Flynn (uncredited)
 1944 Uncertain Glory
Jean Picard / Emil DuPont
 1940 Virginia City
Kerry Bradford
 1937 The Perfect Specimen
Gerald Beresford Wicks
 1937 Green Light
Dr. Newell Paige
 1935 Don't Bet on Blondes
David Van Dusen
 1935 The Case of the Curious Bride
Gregory Moxley
 1935 Murder at Monte Carlo
Dyter
 1933 I Adore You
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Other Works:

Novel: "Showdown" See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 16 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 12 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Leslie Flynn

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I felt like an impostor, taking all that money for reciting ten or twelve lines of nonsense a day. See more »

Trivia:

He was considered for Leslie Howard's role in Gone with the Wind (1939). He was also allegedly considered for the role of Rhett Butler, but Bette Davis (who was to play Scarlett O'Hara) vetoed the idea. See more »

Trademark:

He is considered one of the greatest movie swashbucklers of the sound period. See more »

Nickname:

The Tasmanian Devil See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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