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Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Overview:

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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He was honored with three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures, Television and Radio. Fairbanks Jr. was never nominated for an Academy Award.

BlogHub Articles:

Book Review--The First King of Hollywood: Douglas Fairbanks

By 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 Tone

By 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, you’ll 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 remembrance

By 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 Fairbanks

By 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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Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Quotes:

Sinbad: No! For a danik she'll sell me to Satan... and you'll split your tongue trying to be the Prince of Dariabar. Can you name the day of the moon and the moon of the year when that medallion was first put upon me by father? Can you name the father's father of my father's father? Can you call to memory the hundred ancestors of my mother? Have you the blue eyes of the Ahmed? Have you a scar underneath your thirteenth rib?
Emir: No, but I...
[Sinbad whips out a hidden knife]
Sinbad: No, but you shall have one!


King Cobra: Then why'd ya come here and fight me for?
Jimmy Dolan: I saw yer picture in the papers, I thought I might like ta be alone with ya.


Scrap Iron Scratch: [Last lines] Gentleman for a day.
Charles 'Chick' Miller: [as they walk down the tracks] C'mon. Let's get goin'.


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A heavy drinker.

Daughters: Daphne, Victoria, and Melissa.

Cousin-in-law of Owen Crump.

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