Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (1909–2000) American actor, son of one of cinema's first icons. His first notable relationship was with the actress Joan Crawford whom he married in 1929 at age 19. Crawford had an affair with Clark Gable, & they divorced in 1933. In 1939, Fairbanks married Mary Lee Hartford, former wife of Huntington Hartford, the A&P supermarket heir. He remained devoted to her until her death in 1988. In 1991, Fairbanks married Vera Lee Shelton, a merchandiser for QVC Network Inc.