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Birthday: June 20, 1909
Place: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Height: 6' 2"
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| Athletic, dashing, and heroic onscreen, and a notorious bon vivant in his personal life, Errol Flynn ranked among Hollywood's most popular and highly paid stars from the mid-'30s through the early '40s, and his costume adventures thrilled audiences around the world. Unfortunately, a combination of hard-living, bad financial investments, and scandal brought Flynn's career to a tragic end in 1959. He was born on the isle of Tasmania, the son of distinguished Australian marine biologist/zoologist Prof. Theodore Thomson Flynn. In school, Flynn was more drawn to athletics than academics and he was expelled from a number of exclusive Australian and British schools. At age 15, he found work as a shipping clerk in Sydney, and the following year he sailed to New Guinea to work in the government service, but the daily grind proved not to the adventuresome Flynn's taste, so he took off to prospect for gold. In 1930, Flynn returned to Sydney and purchased a boat, and he and three friends embarked upon a seven-month voyage to New Guinea. Upon arrival, Flynn became the overseer of a tobacco plantation and also wrote a column for the Sydney Bulletin. Flynn's introduction to acting came via an Australian film producer who happened to see photographs of the extraordinarily good-looking young man and had him cast as Fletcher Christian in the low-budget docudrama In the Wake of the Bounty (1933). After a year of stage repertory acting to hone his dramatic skills, Flynn headed to London for film work. Attaining a contract at Warner Bros. in 1935, Flynn languished in tiny parts until star Robert Donat suddenly dropped out of the big-budget swashbuckler Captain Blood (1935). The studio took a chance on Flynn, and the result was overnight stardom. It was also during this year that Flynn married actress Lili Damita. Although he'd make stabs at modern-dress dramas and light comedies, Flynn was most effective in period costume films, leading his men "into the Valley of Death" in Charge of the Light Brigade (1936), trading swordplay and sarcasm with Basil Rathbone in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), and even making the West safe for women and children in Dodge City (1939). At his romantic best onscreen, Flynn was king of the rouges, egotistically strutting before such damsels as Olivia de Havilland and Alexis Smith, arrogantly taunting them and secretly thrilling them with his sharp, often cynical wit and his muscular legs. But despite such rapscallion behavior, the ladies and his cohorts loved Flynn because, undisguised in his arresting blue eyes, they could see that he was a man of honor, passion, sincerity, and even a little vulnerability. Thus, an Errol Flynn adventure caused female fans to swoon and male fans to imagine themselves in his place.By the early '40s, Flynn ranked among Warner Bros.' most popular and lucrative stars. It should come as no surprise that the actor, with his potent charisma and obvious zest for life onscreen, was no less a colorful character, albeit a less heroic one, offscreen. His antics with booze, young women, and brawling kept studio executives nervous, PR men busy, and fans titillated for years. In 1942, Flynn was brought up on statutory rape charges involving two teenage girls, but was acquitted. Such allegations could easily have destroyed a lesser star's career, but not in Flynn's case. Instead of finding his career in ruins, he found himself more popular than ever — particularly with female fans. In fact, the matter inspired a new catch phrase: "In like Flynn." That same year, he divorced Damita. (The couple's son, actor Sean Flynn, a dead ringer for his father, worked as a photojournalist and war correspondent in Southeast Asia where he disappeared in 1970 and was presumed dead.)But while Flynn's pictures continued to score at the box office, the actor, himself, was declining; already demoralized by his inability to fight in World War II due to a variety of health problems — including recurring malaria, tuberculosis, and a bad heart — Flynn's drinking and carousing increased, and, although he remained a loyal and good friend to his cronies, the actor's overall behavior became erratic. By the time he starred in The Adventures of Don Juan (1949) — a role he could have done blindfolded ten years earlier — Flynn was suffering from short-term memory loss and seemed unsure of himself. He divorced his second wife, Nora Eddington, in 1949 and the following year married actress Patrice Wymore. In 1952, Flynn appeared to have regained his former prowess (but for several injuries during production) in Against All Flags, but the success was short-lived. As his box-office appeal lessened and his debts grew larger, the increasingly bitter Flynn left for Europe to make a few films, including The Master of Ballantrae (1953) and Crossed Swords (1954). The latter was poorly received stateside, something Flynn blamed on the distributor's (United Artists) lack of promotion. The final blow for Flynn came when he lost his entire fortune on an ill-fated, never-completed attempt to film the story of William Tell. To cope with his pain and losses, Flynn took to the sea, sailing about for long periods in his 120-foot ocean-going sailboat, the Zaca. Returning to Hollywood in 1956, Flynn made a final bid to recapture his earlier glory, offering excellent performances in The Sun Also Rises (1957), The Roots of Heaven (1958), and Too Much, Too Soon (1958). Ironically, in the latter film, Flynn played another self-destructive matinee idol, John Barrymore. Strapped for cash during this period, Flynn penned his memoirs, My Wicked, Wicked Ways, which were published after his death in 1959. It was Flynn's third book; the first two were Beam Ends (1937), a description of his voyage to New Guinea in the Scirocco, and Showdown (1946), a novel. His final film was the grade-Z Cuban Rebel Girls (1958), in which he appeared with his girlfriend at the time, 17-year-old Beverly Aadland. Four months after turning 50, Flynn's years of hard living caught up with him and he died of heart failure. According to the coroner's report, his body was so afflicted by various ailments that it looked as if it belonged to a much older man.
- Father, with Patrice Wymore of Arnella (25 December 1953 - 21 September 1998)
- Father with Nora Eddington of Deirdre (born January 10, 1945) and Rory (born March 12, 1947).
- Ranked #70 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list. [October 1997]
- Father, with Lili Damita of photojournalist Sean Flynn (1941 - 1970).
- It has been said that his 1959 autobiography, "My Wicked Wicked Ways," was originally to be called "In Like Me."
- Was tried for statutory rape in 1942 but was acquitted.
- When banned from drinking on a film set, Flynn would inject oranges with vodka and eat them during his breaks.
- Interred at Forest Lawn, Glendale, California, in the Garden of Everlasting Peace.
- Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#86). 
- Father of Deirdre Flynn.
- On his mother's side, he was a direct descendant of Fletcher Christian and Edward Young, of H.M.S. Bounty fame.
- The hit song "Errol", by Australian band Australian Crawl, was about him.
- The phrase "In like Flynn," stems from his 1942 trial for statutory rape.
- His son Sean Flynn appeared in a few films but didn't particularly like being an actor. He switched careers and was a freelance photojournalist during the Vietnam War. He disappeared with another journalist as they followed the US Army invasion into Cambodia and both were thought to have been captured and executed by Khmer Rouge guerrillas. He is the subject of the 1981 The Clash song, "Sean Flynn."
- He was the great-great-great-great-grandson of HMS Bounty mutineer Fletcher Christian, whom he portrayed in the film In the Wake of the Bounty (1933). He was also the 23rd great-grandson of Robert De Vere (the real "Robin Hood"), whom he also portrayed in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938). In addition, he is the 15th cousin twice removed of Olivia de Havilland, who played Maid Marian, his love interest, in that same film.
- He was voted the 55th Greatest Movie Star of all time by Entertainment Weekly.
- Grandfather of Luke Flynn.
- His father was head of Zoology at the University of Tasmania.
- He was voted the 26th Greatest Movie Star of all time by Entertainment Weekly.
- It was during a "Parkinson" interview that his good friend David Niven revealed that during the filming of The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936), Flynn was busy on a horse during a break applying makeup with one hand whilst holding a mirror in the other. An extra seeing this assumed (like most of the people around) that Flynn was a sissy, and decided to "pock" the horse up the behind with his lance - the horse bucked, throwing Flynn to the ground. Flynn got to his feet and asked who had done that, the extra volunteered, thinking that this would only add to Flynn's embarrassment. However, Flynn dragged him from the horse and gave him a sound beating. They were the best of friends after that.
- He also found success as a writer. He authored two novels, several articles, and an autobiography, "My Wicked, Wicked Ways".
- He met his second wife while she was working at a snacks counter in a courthouse during one of his rape trials!!
- His father, Thomas Flynn, taught biology at Queens College, Belfast.
- Warner Brothers' publicity department tried to claim that Flynn was from Ireland, when he was in fact from Tasmania, the small island state of Australia.
- Is portrayed by Duncan Regehr in My Wicked, Wicked Ways... The Legend of Errol Flynn (1985) (TV) and by Guy Pearce in Flynn (1996)
- He and Olivia de Havilland acted together in 9 movies: The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), Captain Blood (1935), The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936), Dodge City (1939), Four's a Crowd (1938), The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939), Santa Fe Trail (1940), Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) and They Died with Their Boots On (1941)
- Although only fifty when he succumbed to a massive heart attack aboard the yacht that had become his home during his final years, the autopsy showed he had the body of a seventy-five-year-old man.
- Although from generations of Tasmanians, his family was of British and Irish descent.
- Although they made some of their best pictures together, Flynn despised director Michael Curtiz and the two fought constantly whenever they worked together. Ironically his first wife, Lili Damita was previously briefly married to the director.
- Flynn, declaring to his second wife that he wanted to experience everything in life, began dabbling in opium in the late 1940s and quickly became a full-fledged addict. His opium addiction and the effects of the alcohol that ravaged his body over the years contributed to his premature death in 1959 at only age 50.
- Mentioned in the song "Blood on the Rooftops" by Genesis.
- His performance as Robin Hood in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) is ranked #16 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.
- In 1980 author Charles Higham published a controversial biography, "Errol Flynn: The Untold Story" in which he alleged that Flynn was a fascist sympathizer who spied for the Nazis before and during World War II. In Disney's film The Rocketeer (1991), the major villain, Neville Sinclair, was a 1930's Hollywood actor who spied for the Nazis in an obvious reference to Higham's allegations about Flynn. The book also alleged Flynn was bisexual, and had affairs with 'Tyrone Power' , Howard Hughes and Truman Capote. Subsequent biographies - notably Tony Thomas' Errol Flynn: The Spy Who Never Was" (1990) - have denounced Higham's claims as fabrications. Flynn's political beliefs appear to have been left-wing. He was a supporter of the Spanish Republic in the Spanish Civil War and of the Cuban Revolution, even narrating a documentary titled Cuban Story (1959) shortly before his death. According to Flynn's own posthumous autobiography, "My Wicked Wicked Ways", he admired Fidel Castro and considered him a personal friend.
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