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Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

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Fairbanks in 1973, by Allan Warren

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Douglas Elton Fairbanks, Jr., KBE, DSC (December 9, 1909 – May 7, 2000) was an American actor and a highly decorated naval officer of World War II.

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  • Born: Douglas Elton Fairbanks, Jr. December 9, 1909 New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Died: May 7, 2000 (aged 90) New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Heart attack
  • Occupation: Actor, Naval officer
  • Years active: 1916–1997
  • Spouse(s): Joan Crawford (m.1929–1933; divorced) Mary Lee Eppling (m.1939–1988; her death) Vera Shelton (m.1991–2000; his death)
  • Children: Daphne Fairbanks Victoria Fairbanks Melissa Fairbanks
  • Parent(s): Douglas Fairbanks, Anna Beth Sully
  • Allegiance: United States of America
  • Service/branch: United States Navy
  • Years of service: 1941–54
  • Rank: Captain
  • Unit: Beach Jumpers
  • Battles/wars: World War II Convoy PQ17 Operation Husky Operation Dragoon
  • Awards: Legion of Merit Italian War Cross Legion d'Honneur Croix de Guerre Distinguished Service Cross (UK) Silver Star Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (Honorary)

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