Douglas Fairbanks Sr.

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Birthday
23, 1883
Birthplace
Colorado
Death Date
Dec 12, 1939 (56)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
23, 1883
Birthplace
Colorado
Death Date
Dec 12, 1939 (56)

About

Silent screen idol who starred in the 1920 film, The Mark of Zorro and hosted the first Oscars Ceremony. His other credits include The Thief of Bagdad and Robin Hood.

Before Fame

He had many interests, including painting, sculpting and business.

Trivia

He was the 'silent screen' father of his 'talking pictures' son, actor Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Family Life

His marriage to actress Mary Pickford in 1920 made them Hollywood's first celebrity couple.

Associated With

He was known as the 'King of Hollywood' before the title was given to Clark Gable.