Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

1909 - 2000

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Douglas Elton Fairbanks Jr., (December 9, 1909 – May 7, 2000), was an American actor and producer, and a 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). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Douglas Fairbanks Jr. has received more than 1,145,223 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Douglas Fairbanks Jr. is the 1,764th most popular actor (up from 2,648th in 2019), the 3,076th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,386th in 2019) and the 866th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. ranks 1,764 out of 10,030. Before him are Lorraine Bracco, Charles Gray, Pedro Pascal, Daniel Gélin, Sofiko Chiaureli, and Eric Stoltz. After him are Bryan Brown, Vera Fischer, Tom Felton, Kristina Söderbaum, Marie Trintignant, and Anthony Dawson.

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Among people born in 1909, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. ranks 116Before him are Matti Järvinen, Johannes Willebrands, Richard Wurmbrand, Wolfgang Reitherman, André Pieyre de Mandiargues, and Henri Alekan. After him are Reuven Shiloah, Barry Goldwater, André Cayatte, Dean Rusk, Willi Boskovsky, and David Frankfurter. Among people deceased in 2000, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. ranks 96Before him are Hubert Maga, Pierre Pflimlin, W. D. Hamilton, Jean Peters, Kalle Svensson, and Charles Gray. After him are Bernhard Wicki, Elek Schwartz, Claude Autant-Lara, Terence McKenna, Basil Bernstein, and Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. ranks 3,076 out of 15,968. Before him are Lana Del Rey (1985), William E. Moerner (1953), Sun Ra (1914), Fred Lawrence Whipple (1906), Michael Rosbash (1944), and Eric Stoltz (1961). After him are David Ausubel (1918), Bobby Kimball (1947), Wilson Pickett (1941), Herb Alpert (1935), Jeff Porcaro (1954), and Evelyn McHale (1923).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. ranks 866Before him are Jason Miller (1939), Cynthia Nixon (1966), Mack Swain (1876), Jennifer Coolidge (1961), Lorraine Bracco (1954), and Eric Stoltz (1961). After him are Ronny Cox (1938), Tate Donovan (1963), Carmen Electra (1972), Orson Bean (1928), Tanya Roberts (1955), and William Sadler (1950).

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