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Duke Kahanamoku (1890–1968)


Duke Kahanamoku was one of the great Olympic heroes of all time. Born in Hawaii, Duke grew up swimming and entered the 1912 Stockholm Olympics for the United States (Hawaii was not yet a state, but a U.S. possession)and became an international star by winning the Men's 100-Meter Freestyle, something he repeated eight years later at the 1920 ... See full bio »

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(1930)
(1948)
Mister Roberts Native Chief
(1955)
The Rescue Jaffir
(1929)

Filmography

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 1955 Mister Roberts
Native Chief (as Duke Kahanamoko)
 1948 Wake of the Red Witch
Ua Nuke
 1930 Isle of Escape
Manua
 1930 Girl of the Port
Kalita
 1929 Where East Is East
Wild Animal Trapper (uncredited)
 1929 The Rescue
Jaffir
 1928 Woman Wise
Guard
 1927 Hula
Hawaiian Boy (uncredited)
 1926 Old Ironsides
Pirate Captain (uncredited)
 1925 Lord Jim
Tamb Itam
 1925 No Father to Guide Him (Short)
The Lifeguard
 1925 The Pony Express
Indian Chief (uncredited)
 1925 Adventure
Noah Noa
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 2016 Walls of Water (Documentary short) (in memory of)
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 1967 Free and Easy (Documentary)
Himself
 1967 Surfari (Documentary)
Himself
 1957 This Is Your Life (TV Series)
Himself
- Duke Kahanamoku (1957) ... Himself
 1931 Around the World with Douglas Fairbanks (Documentary)
Himself
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 2010 Going Vertical: The Shortboard Revolution (Documentary)
Himself
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Duke Kahanamoko | Duke P. Kahanamoku | Duke Kahhanomoka

Height:

6' 0¾" (1.85 m)
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Won a total of three gold and two silver medals. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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