Douglas Elton Fairbanks Jr., KBE, DSC (December 9, 1909 – May 7, 2000) was an American actor, producer and decorated naval officer of World War II.He is best known for starring in such films as The Prisoner of Zenda (1937), Gunga Din (1939) and The Corsican Brothers (1941).
Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Actor: The Rise of Catherine the Great. Although he appeared in approximately 100 movies or TV shows, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. never really intended to take up acting as a career. However, the environment he was born into and the circumstances naturally led him to be a thespian. Noblesse oblige. He was born Douglas Elton Fairbanks, Jr. in New York City, New York, to Anna ...
Rond 1900 vertrok Fairbanks uit Denver naar New York om daar acteur te worden. Hij werkte eerst onder andere als kantoorbediende in Wall Street. In 1902 maakte hij zijn debuut op Broadway. Op 11 juni 1907 trouwde hij met Anna Beth Sully, de dochter van een rijke industrieel. Ze kregen een zoon, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., op 9 december 1909.
Among those in attendance at his funeral in 1939 were Viola Dana, Antonio Moreno, Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy, and his son Douglas Fairbanks Jr.. 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).
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Charles Barry Jr., his son; Charles Thaddeus Russell (1875-1952), African American architect from Richmond, Virginia; Aviation and Aerospace. Charles Lindbergh, first person to fly solo non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean; Chuck Yeager, American test pilot and first man to break the sound barrier; Entrepreneurs and businessmen
Little Caesar 1931. Edward G Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr, Glenda Farrell An aspiring small-town criminal, Caesar "Rico" Bandello (Edward G. Robinson) relocates to Chicago to hit the big time, accompanied by his buddy, Joe Massara (Douglas Fairbanks Jr.). While Rico makes a name for himself in the underworld, Joe decides to leave the life of crime and ventures into show business, where he ...
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