Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn (* 20. June 1909 in kind of main header/Australia; † 14. October 1959 in Vancouver/Canada) was an Australian-US-American Filmschauspieler. In the 1930er and 1940er years became he as a radiating adventure hero in films like the adventuresthe Robin Hood to one the most popular star and hardly coined/shaped this category like another actor.
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born as a son of a renowned sea biologist in Tasmanien,the Flynn enthusiastic about sport failed already early with its halfhearted attempts to bring academic training as end.
Flynn was a bad pupil and had the school several times to change. In Sydney it acted even detentions in, worked themselves as Gigolo, Stricher and a thief, before it itsHomeland left. But not Hollywood was first the goal, but new Guinea, where he tried as Goldsucher and a Wilderer. When he shot a native one on one of his adventurous expeditions, he was pulled because of murder for responsibility.
1930 chartered a scientist Flynns old Küstenschoner Sirocco, in order to make in new Guinea photographs of a primitive trunk from head hunters to. These photographs (under it also some of Flynn) excitedtwo years later the attention of an Australian film producer.
Its debut was 1932 the main role in the Australian film into the Wake OF the Bounty, a drittklassigen strip, which was never shown outside of Australia. Flynn continued its unsteady, adventurous life and hired themselves asManager tobacco plan days and as a free journalist with the Sydney bulletin. Increasingly dissatisfied it still went in the same year to England and took play instruction. By its second film, British production Murder RK Monte Carlo (1935) he came into contact with Warner Bros., receiveda half yearly contract and a ticket after Hollywood.
From Flynn the athletic man picture became finally, the prototype of the bold hero from the early years Hollywoods. It played primarily in adventure and Piratenfilmen, and to a good part it played itself thereby,
on the journey inthe USA became acquainted with he the French actress lily Damita , which became its first wife.
After small Nebenrollen in two insignificant films it received the main role in Captain Blood to 1935 (dt.: Under Piratenflagge), with the likewise to a large extent unknown Olivia de Havilland at its side.The film a giant success, a pair of dreams was born, and Errol Flynn became over night the celebrated star. It turned by the dozen cash successes, among other thingsThe load OF the Light brigade, The Adventures OF Robin Hood, Dodge town center (dt.: Gentleman of the wild west), The private one live one OFElizabeth and Essex (dt.: Favourite of a queen) and The Sea Hawk (dt.: Master of the seven seas), always under the direction of Michael Curtiz. It came however to ever stronger tensions between Flynn and Curtiz, and 1941 began its co-operation with the director Raoul Walsh.
Walsh and Flynn turned several successful films to 1948, and. A. They died with their boat on (dt.: Its last command), Gentleman Jim, Objective Burma! and Silver River (dt.: The master of the Silberminen).
1942 learned Flynn during a process because of Unzuchtwith persons under age - it is to have let itself in with two dte rodents of 17 and 15 years, was however acquitted - Nora Eddington, with which he had two daughters, Deidre and Rory know its second wife.
Flynns alcohol and drug consumption strengthened in the course of the yearsever more and began to leave indeterminable traces. Its last large success was the ironical film The Adventures OF Don Juan (dt.: The dear adventures of the Don Juan) under the direction of Vincent Sherman. Its marriage with Nora Eddington became 1949 divorced.
During the turning workto Rocky Mountain (dt.: Gentleman of the rauen mountains) became acquainted with Flynn Patrice Wymore. 1950 became it its third wife and nut/mother of daughter Arnella. Flynns time as a star of Warner Bros. 1953 with The master OF Ballantrae ended (dt.: The Freibeuter).
Released from itsunloved contract with the Studio, preserved Flynn the ambitious plan of a William cell - film under the direction of the famous cameraman Jack Cardiff, which it wanted to finance together with a group of Italian film managers. The film should be turned as the first film at all in Cinemascope. Already shortTime after turning beginning fallow the financing together and Flynn lost its entire fortune. Additionally the American revenue office demanded an additional payment of one million dollar, so that Flynn saw itself forced, the USA with its yacht Zaca to leave as soon as possible, on which it in the followingTime practically central and homeless lived.
It turned some films in England, under it 1955 The Warriors (dt.: The black prince) and was the star of a short-lived TV serial. 1956 it could return to the USA.
A comeback as character actors succeeded to it 1957 in The sun thusrises (dt.: Between Madrid and Paris), in which it played a drunkard - which it had become also in the real life. It played this role likewise in its next both films: Too much, too soon and The root OF Heaven.
1958 tried Flynnto seize again as theatre actors Fuss. Its alcoholism however not possibly made it for it to through-be entitled a piece up to the end. With Beverly Aadland, its only fifteen-year loving, he turned 1959 its last and insignificant film Cuban Rebel Girls.
To 14. October 1959 suffered Flynna heavy heart accumulation, when it wanted to sell its loved ship Zaca in Vancouver, and died shortly thereafter in the quiescent area of a medical practice, into which one had brought it after its collapse, drawn from its alcohol and drug abuse for many years, its chronic malaria and other heavy suffering.
of the children and grandchildren Errol Flynns are active many in the Showbranche or in creative occupations: Son Sean Flynn became an actor, later a well-known war photographer and is since 1970 in Kambodscha verschollen. Daughter Rory works as fixed image - Fotografin for the filmand is married with a documentary film producer. The 1989 born common son Sean Flynn is not booked at the beginning of its career as dte ever - a star and already well in the film and television business. The youngest daughter Arnella (1953-1998) was active as mannequin and its son hatch Flynn, class1976 and in the USA a well-known Top Model, step at present into the Fussstapfen of the grandfather: On the basis of Flynns memoirs works for the Australian cinema on a film script over the early, adventurous years of Errol Flynn before his time as a Hollywood star. Inthe film, whose turning work begins still 2006, it embodies also its grandfather.
- My wicked, wicked ways. Aurum press Ltd., London 2005, ISBN 1-845-13049-9
- George Morris: Errol Flynn. Heyne publishing house, Munich 1980, ISBN 3-453-86015-2
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|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of Australian Filmschauspieler|
|DATE OF BIRTH||20. June 1909|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||kind of main header/Australia|
|DYING DATE||14. October 1959|