Errol Flynn

1909 - 1959

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Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn (20 June 1909 – 14 October 1959) was an Australian-American actor. Considered the natural successor to Douglas Fairbanks, he achieved worldwide fame during the Golden Age of Hollywood. He was known for his romantic swashbuckler roles, frequent partnerships with Olivia de Havilland, and reputation for his womanising and hedonistic personal life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Errol Flynn has received more than 7,312,705 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Errol Flynn is the 246th most popular actor (up from 284th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Australia (up from 9th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Australian Actor.

Errol Flynn was a famous actor from the 1930s to the 1950s. He was known for his roles in Robin Hood, The Adventures of Robin Hood, Captain Blood, and The Sea Hawk.

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Among actors, Errol Flynn ranks 246 out of 10,030Before him are Benny Hill, Marcel Marceau, Paul Hogan, John Cazale, Faye Dunaway, and Alec Guinness. After him are Warren Beatty, Richard Chamberlain, Peter Sellers, Jared Leto, Julie Christie, and Stellan Skarsgård.

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Among people born in 1909, Errol Flynn ranks 13Before him are Stepan Bandera, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Kwame Nkrumah, U Thant, Osamu Dazai, and Elia Kazan. After him are Li Xiannian, Benny Goodman, Isaiah Berlin, Mohammed V of Morocco, Ernst Gombrich, and Victor Borge. Among people deceased in 1959, Errol Flynn ranks 9Before him are George Marshall, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Stepan Bandera, Raymond Chandler, Owen Willans Richardson, and Gérard Philipe. After him are Boris Vian, Camilo Cienfuegos, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Billie Holiday, George Grosz, and Shirō Ishii.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Errol Flynn ranks 5 out of 790Before him are Lawrence Bragg (1890), George Lazenby (1939), Geoffrey Rush (1951), and Paul Hogan (1939). After him are Elton Mayo (1880), Jack Brabham (1926), Heath Ledger (1979), Rupert Murdoch (1931), Cate Blanchett (1969), Chris Hemsworth (1983), and Rod Laver (1938).

Among ACTORS In Australia

Among actors born in Australia, Errol Flynn ranks 4Before him are George Lazenby (1939), Geoffrey Rush (1951), and Paul Hogan (1939). After him are Heath Ledger (1979), Cate Blanchett (1969), Chris Hemsworth (1983), Hugh Jackman (1968), Margot Robbie (1990), Lionel Logue (1880), Rod Taylor (1930), and Simon Baker (1969).

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