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Fairbanks, Douglas

James Ross Moore

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 | ISBN: 9780195082098
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/anb/9780198606697.article.1800371
Fairbanks, Douglas

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Fairbanks, Douglas (23 May 1883–12 December 1939), actor, was born Douglas Elton Ulman in Denver, Colorado, the son of Charles Ulman, a lawyer, and Ella Adelaide Marsh, who had been previously married to John Fairbanks. Educated in Denver public schools, Fairbanks later claimed to have attended the Colorado School of Mines and Harvard University. Inspired by ...

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Subjects: Film

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