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Legendary actor, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., was born Douglas Elton Fairbanks Jr. on Dec 9, 1909 in New York City, NY. Fairbanks Jr. died at the age of 90 on May 7, 2000 in New York City, NY and was laid to rest in Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood, Los Angeles County, CA.
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Book Review--The First King of Hollywood: Douglas FairbanksBy KC on Sep 30, 2015 From Classic Movies
The First King of Hollywood: The Life of Douglas Fairbanks Tracey Goessel 2015 Gatsby on a jungle gym. -Critic Michael Sragow, about Fairbanks In an epic new biography, pioneering film star Douglas Fairbanks finally gets an in depth exploration of his eventful life. This entertaining book is heavy... Read full article
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. on Franchot ToneBy Franchot Tone Fan on Sep 14, 2015 From Finding Franchot: Exploring the Life and Career of Franchot Tone
In his autobiography, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. who was, of course, married to Joan Crawford when she met Franchot Tone on the set of the 1933 film Today We Live, called Franchot “a fine actor from New York.” Fairbanks, Jr. also said: Today we would call Tone a concerned citizen—he ... Read full article
Summer Under the Stars Blogathon: Day 15 – Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.on Aug 15, 2015 From Journeys in Classic Film
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. is the star for today! Below, youll find links to those participating and honoring Fairbanks (updated as they come in), as well as my own reviews of his work throughout the years. Read a profile and over of Fairbanks, Jr.’s career at Meredy.com JCF REVIEWS Morning Glor... Read full article
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. – a remembranceBy Aurora on Dec 8, 2013 From How Sweet It Was
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. would have celebrated a birthday this week (December 9, 1909 – May 7, 2000) and in tribute I present three entertaining examples of his work. These are distinguishable not only by way of the different mediums, but by his role in each. First, from 1949 – NBC Theat... Read full article
Douglas FairbanksBy Michele on Aug 20, 2013 From Timeless Hollywood
Before Errol Flynn, Douglas Fairbanks was the original swashbuckler. Before Clark Gable, he was the original King of Hollywood. Prior to the movies Fairbanks had a successful career on Broadway. Although he started out in comedies and westerns, his costume adventures are what he is best known for... Read full article
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