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Sabu (I) (1924–1963)


Sabu Dastagir (or Selar Shaik Sabu, depending on your resource) was born on January 27, 1924, in the little town of Mysore, India, which is nestled in the jungles of Karapur. The son of an elephant driver (mahout) in service for the Maharajah of his town, the young stable boy learned responsibility early in life when, at age 9, his father died and... See full bio »

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 1963 Rampage
Talib
 1957 Sabu and the Magic Ring
Sabu, the stable boy
 1956 Jaguar
Juano
 1953 Il tesoro del Bengala
Ainur
 1952 Baghdad
 1952 Hello Elephant
Sultan of Nagore (as Sabù)
 1951 Savage Drums
Tipo Tairu
 1949 Song of India
Ramdar
 1948 Man-Eater of Kumaon
Narain
 1947 Black Narcissus
The Young General
 1946 Tangier
Pepe
 1944 Cobra Woman
Kado
 1943 White Savage
Orano
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Unsold pilot: Starred in a pilot for a TV series to be called "The Adventures of Ali Baba". See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 8 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sabù

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Was one of the many dozen of Hollywood celebrities who made regular weekend visits to Ralph Helfer's Africa U.S.A. Exotic Animal Ranch in Soledad Canyon, California to play with the animals and to pitch in with the chores. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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