Notable Roles: Rheingold Theatre (1953); Little Caesar (1931); Hollywood Uncensored (1987); George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (1984)

"Noblesse oblige," a debonair thespian, handsome, distinguished, extremely bright, and gifted at sports, it would seem Douglas Fairbanks Jr. was of renaissance man of a bygone era. And this of course extended to style. Fairbanks was an early archetype of how a leading man should conduct himself on and off the screen, and his legacy can still be felt in today's Hollywood.