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Douglas Fairbanks

Douglas Fairbanks

D.O.B.: May 23, 1883 (Denver, CO)

D.O.D.: December 12, 1939 (Santa Monica, CA)

Cause of Death: Heart Attack

Location: Hollywood Forever; Section 11

Biographical Notes:

He originally he started his career on the New York stage. He came to Hollywood to make a movie adaptation of the his Broadway hit "The Lamb". After that film, he was hooked on began an actor in films. He co founded the company United Artists with D.W. Griffith, Mary Pickford and Charlie Chaplin in 1919.

In 1922 he began to write again story lines under an alias of Elton Thomas.

He co founded Beverly Hills and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 

He was planning the movie" The Californian" before his death in 1939. 

Appeared In:

" The Iron Mask" (1929) Movie

"The Taming of the Shrew" (1929) Movie

"The Gaucho" (1927) Movie

"The Mark of Zorro" (1920) Movie

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