BirthdayMay 23, 1883
BirthplaceDenver, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Douglas Fairbanks

    Full name: Douglas Fairbanks
    Also known as: Douglas Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Douglas
    Professions: Actor, producer, screenwriter, director
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actor, director, producer, screenwriter

  2. Douglas Fairbanks Measurements

    Height: 5' 7" (1.7 m)

  3. Douglas Fairbanks Known for

    The Thief of Bagdad (1924), The Black Pirate (1926), Robin Hood (1922), Mr. Robinson Crusoe (1932)

  4. Douglas Fairbanks Death information

    Died: Tuesday, 12th of December, 1939 (Age: 56)

  5. Douglas Fairbanks Biography

    For his son see Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.Douglas Fairbanks (May 23, 1883 – December 12, 1939) was an American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. He was best known for his swashbuckling roles in silent films such as The Thief of Bagdad, Robin Hood, and The Mark of Zorro but spent the early part of his career making comedies.An astute businessman, Fairbanks was a founding member of United Artists. Fairbanks was also a founding member of The Motion Picture Academy and hosted the first Oscars Ceremony in 1929. With his marriage to Mary Pickford in 1920, the couple became Hollywood royalty and Fairbanks was referred to as "The King of Hollywood", a nickname later passed on to actor Clark Gable. His career rapidly declined however with the advent of the "talkies". His final film was The Private Life of Don Juan (1934).

  6. Douglas Fairbanks Family

    Spouse: Mary Pickford

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