Sean Leslie Flynn (1941 - 1984)

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Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Death: Died
Cause of death: April 6, 1970 (date of disappearance) Cambodia; declared legally dead 1984, (Date of actual death--not known)(believed to be June, 1971)
Occupation: actor and freelance photojournalist under contract to Time
Managed by: Mandy Tan
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About Sean Leslie Flynn

He disappeared April 6, 1970, in Cambodia, age 28; declared legally dead in 1984) was an American actor and freelance photojournalist best known for his coverage of the Vietnam War. He started a news service in Saigon with John Steinbeck IV, son of the American author.

Flynn was the only child of the marriage of Errol Flynn and Lili Damita. After studying briefly at Duke University, he became a movie actor like his parents. When he tired of acting, Flynn became a freelance photojournalist under contract to Time. In a search for exceptional images, he attached himself to Special Forces units and even irregulars operating in remote areas.



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May 31, 1941
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Age 42