Date of birth: June 20, 1909
Date of death: October 14, 1959 (Aged 50)
Full name: Errol Flynn
Born place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height: 6’1” (184 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (85 kg)
Errol Flynn body measurements
Chest: 42” (104 cm)
Waist: 33” (83 cm)
Arms/Biceps: 15” (39 cm)
Shoe size: 11 (US) / 43.5 (EU)
Hair color: Brown
Eye color: Brown
Being one of the leading Hollywood actors of the last century, Errol Flynn was beloved among all women and was called an American sex symbol. The successful movie star was the best actor at the time, and was especially known for his roles of courageous heroes or generous robbers.
Errol started his early adulthood with a hard work. After replacing several private schools in Australia, he got his first job as a clerk in the Sydney shipping company, and later went to New Guinea to work as a policeman. He also tried himself as a tobacco plantation manager, journalist and newspaper editor.
Flynn made his film debut by appearing in the semi-documentary film The Way of Bounty. Later he went to the UK to perform in the theaters in London and Northampton. Soon he was noticed by representatives of the Teddington Studios, who offered him a contract, and after a successful appearance in the drama Monte Carlo, Flynn was invited to Hollywood.
The first Errol’s works from 1935 were the minor roles in Odyssey of Captain Blood and the Count of Monte Cristo. Over the next five years, Flynn’s career reached truly dizzying heights. The biggest popularity to the actor brought the adventure, historical and military films, including The Adventures of Robin Hood, Morning Patrol, Green Light, New Dawn, and Perfect Copies.
By the beginning of the 40s, Flynn became one of the leading actors of Warner Bros., he starred in the films The Private Life of Elizabeth and Essex, Virginia City, The Road to Santa Fe, Dive Bomber and others.
The actor was very fond of nature and travel, in the last years of his life, he traveled half the world, including North Africa, Rome, Mexico City, Paris, Monte Carlo and Barcelona – and spent time in Jamaica. He loved almost all boyish sports, paid special attention to football and swimming.