Errol was given a star on the sidewalk outside the State Cinema in his hometown of Hobart, Australia, in honor of the actor. The star, given in a ceremony on June 20, 2009 to commemorate the actor's 100th birthday, is hoped to be the start of a Walk Of Fame in the city.
Errol attended Sydney Church of England Grammar School, but was expelled for being romantically involved with the laundress' daughter.
Errol has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: one for his contributions in motion pictures at 6654 Hollywood Blvd. and one for his contributions in television at 7008 Hollywood Blvd.
Errol was buried in a coffee space with six bottles of whiskey.
Errol received American citizenship in 1942.
Errol considered Fidel Castro to be a friend.
Though Errol made many movies with actress Olivia de Havilland, the two were never romantically involved.
Errol became an overnight sensation with the release of 1935's Captain Blood.
Although Errol was only fifty when he suffered from a massive heart attack aboard the yacht that had become his home during his final years, the autopsy showed he had the body of a seventy-five-year-old man.
Errol ranked #86 in Empire magazine's 100 Sexiest Stars in Film History.
Errol's height was 6'2".
Errol was portrayed by Jude Law in the 2004 film The Aviator.
Errol's nickname was "The Baron."
Errol was tried for statutory rape in 1942 but was acquitted.
Errol: Women won't let me stay single, and I won't let myself stay married.
Errol: I intend to live the first half of my life. I don't care about the rest.
Errol: (his last words) I've had a hell of a lot of fun. I've loved it, every minute of it
Errol: I do what I like.
Errol: I've got great respect for the dead in Hollywood but none for the living.
Errol: The public has always expected me to be a playboy, and a decent chap never lets his public down.
Errol: I like my whisky old and my women young.