Stuntman Spotlight: Douglas Fairbanks Sr.

 

Lesser known trivia regarding Douglas Fairbanks Sr.:

  • He was only 5’7″.
  • Was the basis for the look of Superman (although, I don’t think he looks anything like him)
  • Hosted the very first Academy Awards.
  • Was part of Hollywood’s first celebrity couple along with Mary Pickford.
  • When he played Zorro, he was the inspiration for the look of Batman (again, I think it doesn’t look anything like him)
  • His last words were, “I never felt better in my life.”

Douglas Fairbanks Top Ten Films per FlickChart.com:

Douglas Fairbanks Top Ten Flickchart

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