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Errol Flynn

1909 - 1959

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Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn (20 June 1909 – 14 October 1959) was an Australian-American actor who 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 8,666,255 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia. Errol Flynn is the 337th most popular actor (down from 246th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Australia (down from 5th 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 337 out of 9,996Before him are Andy García, Janet Leigh, Charles Dance, Burt Reynolds, Rod Steiger, and Ron Perlman. After him are Jeff Goldblum, Telly Savalas, Robert Wagner, Petr Shelokhonov, Raquel Welch, and Talia Shire.

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Among people born in 1909, Errol Flynn ranks 19Before him are Rita Levi-Montalcini, Isaiah Berlin, Kwame Nkrumah, Mohammed V of Morocco, Li Xiannian, and Ernst Gombrich. After him are Talal of Jordan, Benny Goodman, Elia Kazan, Fred Perry, Carmen Miranda, and Miep Gies. Among people deceased in 1959, Errol Flynn ranks 16Before him are Boris Vian, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Camilo Cienfuegos, Adolf Windaus, Shirō Ishii, and Buddy Holly. After him are George Grosz, Mike Hawthorn, Bohuslav Martinů, Alfred Schütz, Ritchie Valens, and Edward C. Tolman.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Errol Flynn ranks 8 out of 925Before him are Lawrence Bragg (1890), Rod Laver (1938), Geoffrey Rush (1951), Cate Blanchett (1969), Rupert Murdoch (1931), and Elton Mayo (1880). After him are Truganini (1812), Heath Ledger (1979), Chris Hemsworth (1983), Hugh Jackman (1968), Jack Brabham (1926), and Paul Hogan (1939).

Among ACTORS In Australia

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

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