Saturday 24 August 2013

Errol Flynn

Born: 20 June 1909, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Died: 14 October 1959, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Errol Flynn was a charismatic leading man.

In the Wake of the Bounty (1933) as Fletcher Christian

Captain Blood (1935) as Peter Blood

The Prince and the Pauper (1937) as Miles Hendon

With Robert J. Mauch.

The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) as Robin Hood

The definitive version with the best actor.

Four's a Crowd (1938) as Bob Lansford

With Olivia de Havilland.

The Dawn Patrol (1938) as Courtney

Dodge City (1939) as Wade Hatton

With Olivia de Havilland.

The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939) as Earl of Essex

The Sea Hawk (1940) as Geoffrey Thorpe

Santa Fe Trail (1940) as Jeb Stuart

They Died with Their Boots On (1941) as George Armstrong Custer

Gentleman Jim (1942) as James J. Corbett

Right, with Ward Bond. Errol Flynn suffered a mild heart attack during the making of this film.

Northern Pursuit (1943) as Cpl. Steve Wagner

Uncertain Glory (1944) as Jean Picard/Emil DuPont

Objective, Burma! (1945) as Captain Nelson

The New Adventures of Don Juan (1948) as Don Juan de MaraƱa

With Mary Stuart.

That Forsyte Woman (1949) as Soames Forsyte

Rocky Mountain (1950) as Capt. Lafe Barstow (CSA)

The Story of William Tell (1953) as William Tell

Partly financed by Errol Flynn, this film was never finished and much of it was lost.

The Martha Raye Show (1955) (Episode unknown)

With Martha Raye.

The Errol Flynn Theatre: Strange Auction (1957) (Season 1, Episode 5) as Himself, host/Trace

With his son Sean Flynn.

The Sun Also Rises (1957) as Mike Campbell

Too Much Too Soon (1958) as John Barrymore


  1. Hardly qualifies as a forgotten actor.

    1. Which is the reason for the post on the home page. Please read it.