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  • The hit song "Errol", by Australian band Australian Crawl, was about him.
  • From his mother's side and through Fletcher Christian he is descended from an illegitimate daughter from an unknown mother of Sir Richard Neville, 6th Earl of Salisbury and 16th Earl Consort of Warwick, 181th Knight of the Garter, and through him from Edward III Plantagenet, King of England.
  • Is portrayed by Duncan Regehr in My Wicked, Wicked Ways... The Legend of Errol Flynn (1985) (TV) and by Guy Pearce in Flynn (1996)
  • His father, Theodore Flynn, taught biology at Queens College, Belfast.
  • Independent writer/director Patrick Stark is creating a dramatic feature about the last days of Flynn's life in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • At the end of his life Flynn caused a scandal by touring the world with his teenage mistress working as his secretary.
  • Father, with Lili Damita of photojournalist Sean Flynn (1941 - 1970).
  • His performance as Robin Hood in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) is ranked #16 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.
  • Father with Nora Eddington of Deirdre (born January 10, 1945) and Rory (born March 12, 1947).
  • Grandfather of Luke Flynn.
  • Father, with Patrice Wymore of Arnella (25 December 1953 - 21 September 1998)
  • Although from generations of Tasmanians, his family was of British and Irish descent.
  • He was voted the 55th Greatest Movie Star of all time by Entertainment Weekly.
  • Is portrayed by Jude Law in The Aviator (2004).
  • Ranked #70 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list. (October 1997)
  • Mentioned in the song "Blood on the Rooftops" by Genesis.
  • Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#86). (1995)
  • Best remembered by the public for his starring in swash-buckling adventure films.
  • He met his second wife while she was working at a snacks counter in a courthouse during one of his rape trials!!
  • He was voted the 26th Greatest Movie Star of all time by Entertainment Weekly.
  • Father of Deirdre Flynn.
  • A recent Australian documentary on his life and career, narrated by Christopher Lee, included a film clip of Flynn being interviewed on his being nominated for the Academy Award for his critically-lauded performance in The Sun Also Rises. We are then told that the nomination "disappeared".
  • Though Flynn did most of his own stunts in Against All Flags (1952), he balked at the one involving sliding down through a sail on a rapier blade, which was originated by Douglas Fairbanks in The Black Pirate (1926); it was performed by a stunt double.
  • The underlying causes of his death were myocardial infarction, coronary thrombosis, coronary atherosclerosis, liver degeneration, liver sclerosis and diverticulitis of the colon.
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