Definition of Douglas Fairbanks from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Douglas Fairbanks

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(1883-1939) one of the most popular stars of US silent adventure films and one of the people who established United Artists. He was married to the actor Mary Pickford. His films included The Mark of Zorro (1920) and Robin Hood (1922). He made a few films with sound that were not great successes. After he died, Fairbanks was awarded an Oscar for his life's work in films. His son Douglas was also a film actor.