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Duke Kahanamoku

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Birthday
24, 1890
Birthplace
Hawaii
Death Date
Jan 22, 1968 (77)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
24, 1890
Birthplace
Hawaii
Death Date
Jan 22, 1968 (77)

About

Hawaiian surfer, Olympic swimmer, and descendant of Hawaiian royalty who went on to act in several films including The Pony Express.

Before Fame

He was an avid surfer, spending much of his time at Waikiki Beach.

Trivia

He popularized surfing and won five medals for swimming in the Olympics.

Family Life

Married Nadine Alexander in 1940.

Associated With

He lost to Johnny Weissmuller in the 1924 Olympics.

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