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Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.

Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.AKA Douglas Elton Thomas Ulman

Born: 23-May-1883
Birthplace: Denver, CO
Died: 12-Dec-1939
Location of death: Santa Monica, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Thief of Baghdad

With Mary Pickford and actor Charlie Chaplin, Fairbanks created the United Artists studio in 1919.

Father: Hezekiah Charles Ulman (attorney, b. 1833)
Mother: Ella Adelaide Marsh Weeks (b. 1850)
Brother: John Fairbanks, Jr. (half-brother, b. 1873)
Brother: Norris Wilcox
Brother: Robert Ulman Fairbanks (b. 13-Mar-1882, d. 22-Feb-1948)
Wife: Anna Beth Sully (m. 11-Jul-1907, div. 30-Nov-1919, one son)
Son: Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (actor, b. 9-Dec-1909, d. 7-May-2000)
Wife: Mary Pickford (actress, m. 28-Mar-1920, div. 10-Jan-1936)
Wife: Edith Louise Sylvia Hawkes (m. 7-Mar-1936, until his death)

    High School: East Denver High School, Denver, CO

    United Artists
    Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President (1927-29)
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 7022 Hollywood Blvd (motion pictures)
    Traveled to the USSR 1926
    Jewish Ancestry Paternal

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Private Life of Don Juan (28-Aug-1934) · Don Juan
    Mr. Robinson Crusoe (19-Aug-1932)
    Reaching for the Moon (29-Dec-1930) · Larry Day
    The Taming of the Shrew (26-Oct-1929)
    The Iron Mask (21-Feb-1929) · D'Artagnan
    The Gaucho (21-Nov-1927)
    The Black Pirate (8-Mar-1926) · The Black Pirate
    Don Q, Son of Zorro (15-Jun-1925)
    The Thief of Bagdad (18-Mar-1924) · The Thief of Bagdad
    Robin Hood (18-Oct-1922)
    The Three Musketeers (28-Aug-1921)
    The Mark of Zorro (27-Nov-1920) · Don Diego Vega
    A Modern Musketeer (30-Dec-1917) · Ned Thacker
    Wild and Woolly (24-Jun-1917)
    The Matrimaniac (16-Dec-1916)

Appears on postage stamps:
USA, Scott #2088 (20 cents, issued 23-May-1984)


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