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Errol Flynn Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Errol Flynn Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1¼ in
Weight 80 kg
Date of Birth June 20, 1909
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Date of Death October 14, 1959

Errol Flynn was an Australian actor, writer, and producer who achieved global fame during the Golden Age of Hollywood and was known for his romantic swashbuckler roles. He gained popularity with his performance in movies like The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Dark AvengerCaptain BloodThe Charge of the Light BrigadeThe Prince and the PauperFour’s a CrowdSanta Fe TrailDodge CityThe Private Lives of Elizabeth and EssexThey Died with Their Boots OnEdge of Darkness, and San Antonio.

Born Name

Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn

Nick Names

The Baron, Satan’s Angel, Flynny, The Tasmanian Devil, Rolly

Errol Flynn as seen in 'The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex' (1939)
Errol Flynn as seen in ‘The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex’ (1939) (Jrodsquad / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)


He was born on June 20, 1909.


On October 14, 1959, Flynn died of a heart attack at the age of 50 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Resting Place

Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California, United States

Sun Sign


Born Place

Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia


Australian nationality



Errol Flynn studied at The Hutchins School, Hobart College, The Friends School, and Albura Street Primary School, until he was expelled from each one. He attended South West London College, a private boarding school in Barnes, London, from 1923 to 1925.

Afterward, he got enrolled at Sydney Church of England Grammar School (known as “Shore“) in 1926. One of his classmates there was future Australian prime minister John Gorton.

Errol Flynn’s formal education came to an end when he was expelled from Shore for theft. However, he claimed it was for a s*xual encounter with the school’s laundress.


Actor, Writer, Producer


  • Father – Theodore Thomson Flynn (October 11, 1883 – October 23, 1968) (Marine Biologist, Professor in both Tasmania and the United Kingdom)
  • Mother – Lily Mary Young (later: Marelle)
  • Others – John Thompson/Thomas Flynn (Paternal Grandfather), Jessie B. Thomson (Paternal Grandmother), Capt. Frederick George Young (Maternal Grandfather), Annie Edith Madden (Maternal Grandmother), Sean Flynn (Grandson) (via his daughter Rory) (Actor)

Net Worth

According to, his net worth was $10 Million at the time of his death.



Errol Flynn and his first wife Lili Damita at Los Angeles airport in 1941
Errol Flynn and his first wife Lili Damita at Los Angeles airport in 1941 (Tillman / English Wikipedia / Public Domain)


6 ft 1¼ in or 186 cm


80 kg or 176.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Boyfriend / Spouse

Errol Flynn had dated –

  1. Mae Madison
  2. Gloria Vanderbilt
  3. Ross Alexander
  4. Eva Perón
  5. Veronica Lake
  6. Lana Turner
  7. Martha O’Driscoll
  8. Rock Hudson
  9. Mildred Shay
  10. Lupe Velez
  11. Howard Hughes
  12. Edith Beckerman
  13. Ida Lupino
  14. Diana Douglas
  15. Tallulah Bankhead
  16. Hedy Lamarr
  17. Barbara Hutton
  18. Dolores del Rio
  19. Anita Ekberg
  20. Yvonne De Carlo
  21. Tyrone Power – RUMOR
  22. Naomi Campbell-Dibbs
  23. Lili Damita (1935-1942)​ – He was married to French-American actor and singer Lili Damita from 1935 until 1942. The duo had a son named Sean Leslie Flynn (b. May 31, 1941) who was an actor and freelance photojournalist best known for his coverage of the Vietnam War. Sean was declared legally dead in 1984 after he disappeared on April 6, 1970, in Cambodia.
  24. Olivia de Havilland (1937)
  25. Virginia Hill (1938)
  26. Marguerite Chapman (1939) – RUMOR
  27. Marlene Dietrich (1940)
  28. Joan Bennett (1940)
  29. Doris Duke (1941-1942)
  30. Diana Dill (1942)
  31. Shelley Winters (1942)
  32. Faith Domergue (1942-1945)
  33. Truman Capote (1943) – RUMOR
  34. Mary Ann Hyde (1943-1944)
  35. Julie Bishop (1943-1944)
  36. Nora Eddington (1943-1949)​ – Between 1943 and 1949, he was married to American actor and socialite Nora Eddington and they parented 2 daughters – Deirdre (b. January 10, 1945) and Rory (b. March 1947).
  37. Rita Hayworth (1946)
  38. Linda Christian (1947)
  39. Princess Irene Ghika (1948-1950)
  40. Greer Garson (1948-1949)
  41. Patrice Wymore (1950-1959)- He married American actor Patrice Wymore in October 1950 at the Lutheran Church, Nice, France. They remained married until his death in 1959 and had a daughter named Arnella Roma (1953-1998).
  42. Maureen Swanson (1952)
  43. Gita Hall (1954-1957)
  44. Jeanne Carmen (1957)
  45. Diana Millay (1957)
  46. Beverly Aadland (1957-1959)

Race / Ethnicity


He was of Irish, Scottish, and English descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation


However, author Charles Higham had claimed that Errol was bisexual.

Distinctive Features

  • Usually sported a mustache
  • Playboy lifestyle
  • Considered one of the greatest movie swashbucklers of the sound period
  • Frequently appeared in historical action films
Errol Flynn as seen alongside Olivia de Havilland in 'Santa Fe Trail' (1940)
Errol Flynn as seen alongside Olivia de Havilland in ‘Santa Fe Trail’ (1940) (CecilF / / Public Domain)

Errol Flynn Favorite Things

  • One Of His Favorite Roles That He Played – Gentleman Jim Corbett in Gentleman Jim (1942)


Errol Flynn Facts

  1. He had a reputation for womanizing, hard-drinking, chain-smoking, and, for a time in the 1940s, narcotics abuse.
  2. Two 17-year-old girls, Betty Hansen and Peggy Satterlee, separately accused Flynn of statutory rape in late 1942. He was later acquitted.
  3. Errol Flynn had a Schnauzer dog named Arno who once badly bit Bette Davis.
  4. He resided in Port Antonio, Jamaica after quitting Hollywood.
  5. Flynn was buried with 6 bottles of his favorite whiskey.

Featured Image by Jrodsquad / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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