STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 284 this week

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 »

Did Rainn Wilson Invent Beer Pong Bingo?

Before "The Office," star Rainn Wilson had a different type of workplace comedy in mind. Presented by "Star Trek: Discovery."

Watch the new series "UnMade"

Related News

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 35 people
created 02 Jul 2016
 
a list of 40 people
created 02 Oct 2013
 
a list of 40 people
created 04 Dec 2011
 
a list of 29 people
created 16 Sep 2015
 
a list of 29 people
created 27 Oct 2013
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Sabu's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 win. See more awards »

Known For

Arabian Nights Ali Ben Ali
(1942)
Jungle Book Mowgli
(1942)
Jungle Hell Sabu the Jungle Boy
(1956)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (23 credits)
 1964 A Tiger Walks
Ram Singh
 1963 Rampage
Talib
 1960 Mistress of the World
Dr. Lin-Chor
 1956 The Black Panther (Short)
Sabu the Jungle Boy
 1956 Jungle Hell
Sabu the Jungle 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 The End of the River
Manoel
 1947 Black Narcissus
The Young General
 1946 Tangier
Pepe
 1944 Cobra Woman
Kado
 1943 White Savage
Orano
 1942 Arabian Nights
Ali Ben Ali
 1942 Jungle Book
Mowgli
 1940 The Thief of Bagdad
Abu
 1938 The Drum
Prince Azim
 1937 Elephant Boy
Toomai
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (4 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Starred in a pilot for a TV series to be called "The Adventures of Ali Baba". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Sabù

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

In the late 1940s and 1950s, he was among the richest stars in Hollywood. In an era in which white actors often played Asian characters, he was respected not only for his physique but also for his natural acting abilities. He was a friend to many Hollywood actors including James Stewart and Ronald Reagan. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching



Recently Viewed