publication date: Saturday, October 10, 2009 (part of Round XLI)

category: Movies

clue: He may have been a soldier, a cowboy, a pilot, and Robin Hood, but he was a pirate first and foremost, inspiring cinematic swashbucklers ever since.

explanation: Flynn starred in a variety of films after being typecast as a swashbuckling action star after his breakout role in Captain Blood. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Ryan Dunn, Sarah Kyle, and Walter Chesser

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