Presley became close to both parents and formed an especially close bond with his mother.
Early life[ edit ] Errol Flynn at the age of nine, as a page boy in a queen carnival. On his right is Enid Lyonswho would later become the first woman elected to the Australian House of Representatives.
His father, Theodore Thomson Flynnwas a lecturer and later professor of biology at the University of Tasmania. Both of his parents were Australian-born of Irish, English, and Scottish descent.
Despite Flynn's claims,  the evidence indicates that he was not descended from any of the Bounty mutineers. He made one of his first appearances as a performer inaged nine, when he served as a page boy to Enid Lyons in a queen carnival.
In her memoirs, Lyons recalled Flynn as "a dashing figure — a handsome boy of nine with a fearless, somewhat haughty expression, already showing that sang-froid for which he was later to become famous throughout the civilized world". Our cause gained no apparent advantage from his presence in my entourage; we gained only third place in a field of seven.
He spent the next five years oscillating between New Guinea and Sydney. They did not marry. Chauvel was looking for someone to play the role of Fletcher Christian. There are different stories how Errol Flynn was cast. According to one, Chauvel saw his picture in an article about a yacht wreck involving Flynn.
The film was not a strong success at the box office, but it was the lead role and seemed to ignite Flynn's interest in acting. In late he went to Britain to pursue a career in acting. Northampton is home to an art-house cinema named after him, the Errol Flynn Filmhouse.
He returned to London. The movie was not widely seen it is currently a lost film but Asher was enthusiastic about Flynn's performance and cabled Warner Bros in Hollywood, recommending him for a contract.
Executives agreed, and Flynn was sent out to Los Angeles. On the ship from London, Flynn met and eventually married Lili Damitaan actress five years his senior whose contacts proved valuable when Flynn arrived in Los Angeles. Warner Bros publicity described him as an "Irish leading man of the London stage.
Flynn had two scenes, one as a corpse and one in flashback. His next part was slightly bigger, in Don't Bet on Blondesa B-picture screwball comedy.
They originally intended to cast Robert Donatbut he turned down the role.
Warners considered a number of other actors, including Leslie HowardJames Cagneyand also conducted screen tests of those they had under contract, like Flynn. The tests were impressive and Warners finally cast Flynn in the lead, opposite Olivia de Havilland.Elvis Presley was born on January 8, , in Tupelo, Mississippi, to Gladys Love Presley (née Smith) in the two-room shotgun house built by his father, Vernon Elvis Presley, in preparation for the birth.
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