Celebrity Patrice Wymore Flynn dies
Patrice Wymore Flynn has died at the age of 87 in Jamaica.
The a Hollywood actress and cattle rancher who was the widow of swashbuckling screen legend Errol Flynn.
Patrice Wymore Flynn’s family spokesperson Robb Callahan stated that Patrice passed away on Saturday in her home in Jamaica’s Portland parish after a long battle with pulmonary disease.
Wymore made her first film appearance was in the 1950 film “Tea for Two”, starring with Doris Day and Gordon MacRae. Later that same year she starred in “Rocky Mountain” with film legend Errol Flynn, with whom she would later become romantically involved with and eventually marry.
The two married in October 1950. They moved to Jamaica, and had a daughter, Arnella Flynn, born in 1953.
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Following King’s Rhapsody, Wymore took a break from acting to care for her now ailing husband.
Despite her love for Errol Flynn the couple separated due to Errol’s alcohol and drug addictions,but never divorced, and remained married until the time of his death in October 1959.
Patrice Wymore Flynn later returned to acting following Flynn’s death and appeared in a number of musicals that include Carnival!, Guys and Dolls, Irma La Douce, and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes during this period.
She also made quite few television TV show appearances on classic hits such as” Perry Mason.” Her last appearance was on the television series “F Troop” in 1967.
During her retirement Patrice Wymore Flynn returned to Jamaica, where she opened a boutique and wicker furniture manufacturing business, while continuing to be active in head in Errol Flynn’s estate, often appearing at dedications in his honor up to the time of her passing.
Rest In Peace Patrice Wymore Flynn.