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The Dawn... Errol Flynn and David Niven take to the skies in this thrilling aerial action... more info $5.99was $19.98 Buy Now

Pirates Of The... Unlock a pirate's treasure of adventure as Errol Flynn, Maureen O'Hara, Anthony... more info $26.98was $26.98 Buy Now

The Sun Also... "The Sun Also Rises" (1957) is a wonderful adaptation of the Ernest Hemingway... more info $19.98was $19.98 Buy Now

Captain Blood... Errol Flynn shot to stardom as Peter Blood, a 17th-century physician turned... more info $7.99was $19.98 Buy Now

Errol Flynn:... No one was swifter or sexier with a sword than the dashing Errol Flynn.... more info $49.98was $49.98 Buy Now

The Sea Hawk... Errol Flynn is at his best as a swashbuckling captain, who commandeers a ship to... more info $7.99was $19.98 Buy Now

Also Known As: Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn Died: October 14, 1959
Born: June 20, 1909 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Hobart, Tasmania, AU Profession: Cast ... actor producer columnist author plantation manager newspaper correspondent sailor gold miner tobacco grower shipping clerk
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He lived bigger than life, and died of doing so. Errol Flynn romped through as much adventure off-camera as his characters did in his signature swashbuckling movies. Dubbed the "most beautiful man who ever lived" by screen diva Joan Crawford, Flynn reached the heights of showbiz success in action-adventure flicks such as "Captain Blood" (1936), "The Adventures of Robin Hood" (1938) and pseudo-historical films such as "The Charge of the Light Brigade" (1936) and "They Died With Their Boots On" (1941). He fought his pretty-action-hero typecasting yet recognized his own artistic limitations, even as he leveraged his charms into as many couplings as might be considered legal, and some that weren't. Living fast and scandalously, Flynn set the bar for hedonistic hijinx in Hollywood's Golden Age, ever acting out a lavish Peter Pan complex afforded him by his movie-star means and inevitably exceeding them.

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