Over the next ten years, he acted in several films. One of the
box office hits was "The Adventures of Don Juan." Flynn
created the perfect Don Juan with his lady-loving, romancer reputation.
Aside from the leading man, the film had a creative set and action
sequences that audiences everywhere loved.
The 1950s were not as productive for Hollywood as the past years
had been. Many actors' careers began to fade. Flynn met his third
wife, Patrice Wymore, while filming "Rocky Mountain"
in New Mexico. Errol Flynn left Hollywood in 1952, settling on
the yacht Zaca as home base for six years in Palma de Mallorca
with Patrice and their young daughter Arnella. Although Warner
Brothers did not release the documentary film about Flynn's voyage
from Mexico to the South Seas until 1952, it reflected a lesser-known
Flynn. He loved the water and found the most comfort there, as
it reminded him of his home and his family.
Errol Flynn suffered a heart attack and died on October 14, 1959.
Flynn was put to rest in
Los Angeles, and many Hollywood celebrities attended to say their
last goodbyes to a
dear friend. Flynn possessed a love for acting, the ocean, and
also writing. He authored
books like "Beam Ends" (1937), "Showdown"
(1946), and his autobiography,
"My Wicked, Wicked Ways." He also co-authored several
He is remembered as one of Hollywood’s legendary figures,
having starred in over
60 movies during his short 50 years of life.
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