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Errol Flynn

Errol Flynn
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Birth Date

June 20, 1909


October 14, 1959


Australia - United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color

Light Brown


6 ft 1¼ in | 186 cm


80 kg | 176.5 lbs

Shoe size

10 US | 43.5 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn was born in Hobart, Australia, on June 20, 1909, was an American actor.

Young Errol Flynn first started performing as a page boy to Enid Lyons in a queen carnival (1918), at the age of nine.

He made his big screen debut in Australian film In the Wake of the Bounty (1933) in role as Fletcher Christian.

He got his Hollywood debut in mystery film The Case of the Curious Bride (1935) in role as Gregory Moxley.

Errol's breakthrough performance came as Peter Blood in swashbuckling pirate film Captain Blood (1935).

He landed his television debut in anthology series Screen Directors' Playhouse: The Sword of Villon (1956) in role as François Villon.

Errol Flynn Height and Weight

How tall was Errol Flynn and what was his weight? Errol Flynn's height was 6' 1¼" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 186 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight was 176.5 іn pоunds or 80 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Best Movies

He played Sir Robin of Locksley / Robin Hood in swashbuckler film The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938).

He won the Bambi Awards for Best Actor - International for his roles in films:

Silver River (1948) Western as "Mike" McComb

That Forsyte Woman (1949) romantic drama as Soames Forsyte

Adventures of Don Juan (1948) swashbuckling adventure romance as Don Juan, Don Juan de Maraña

He was nominated for the Bambi Award for Best Actor - International for his role as Morgan Lane in Western movie Montana (1950).

The Prince and the Pauper (1937) drama fantasy as Miles Hendon

Dodge City (1939) Western as Wade Hatton

The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936) historical adventure as Capt. (later Major) Geoffrey Vickers

The Sea Hawk (1940) swashbuckling adventure as Capt Geoffrey Thorpe

The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939) historical romantic drama as Robert Devereux (Earl of Essex)

The Perfect Specimen (1937) comedy as Gerald Beresford Wicks

The Sisters (1938) drama as Frank Medlin

Four's a Crowd (1938) romantic comedy as Robert Kensington Lansford

Objective Burma! (1945) war drama as Captain Nelson

Santa Fe Trail (1940) Western as Jeb Stuart

Dive Bomber (1941) war drama as Lieutenant Douglas Lee

Desperate Journey (1942) World War II action as Flight Lieutenant Terrence Forbes

Uncertain Glory (1944) war drama as Jean Picard

Cry Wolf (1947) mystery as Mark Caldwell

Best TV Shows

He was presenter in anthology series The Errol Flynn Theatre (1956), in 26 episodes.


Attended The Hutchins School, Hobart College, The Friends School and Albura Street Primary School.

Studied at South West London College, in Barnes, London (1923-1925).

Attended the Sydney Church of England Grammar School in New South Wales, Australia.

Had Irish, Scottish and English ancestry.

He was awarded two Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame:

Motion Picture at 6654 Hollywood Boulevard (1960)

Television at 7008 Hollywood Boulevard (1960)

He was known for his hedonistic lifestyle.

He became a United States citizen in 1942.

He was good friends with Hermann Erben and Raoul Walsh.

Flynn died on October 14, 1959, Vancouver, Canada, at the age of 50.


He was married to:

Patrice Wymore (1950-1959) they had one daughter, Arnella Roma

Nora Eddington (1943-1948) they had two daughters, Deirdre and Rory

Lili Damita (1935-1942) they had one son, Sean Leslie Flynn


He was engaged to Princess Irene Ghika (1949-1950).

He dated Beverly Aadland (1957-1959), Gita Hall (1954-1957), Julie Bishop (1943-1944), Mary Ann Hyde (1943-1944) and Doris Duke (1941-1942).