1924 - 1963

Sabu  Indian Actor


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Rest in peace.


Sabu was previously married to Marilyn Cooper (1948) and Lupita D'Alessio.


Indian Actor Sabu was born Sabu Dastagir on 27th January, 1924 in Karapur, Mysore, India and passed away on 2nd Dec 1963 Chatsworth, California, USA aged 39. He is most remembered for The Thief of Bagdad (1940). His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Sabu is a member of the following lists: American film actors, Indian film actors and British film actors.


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Married2 73 years, 4 months 36 years, 8 months -
Total2 73 years, 4 months 36 years, 8 months -


First Name Sabu
Last Name Dastagir
Full Name at Birth Sabu Dastagir
Alternative Name Sabu Dastagir, Sabu, Selar Shaik Sabu
Age 39 (age at death) years
Birthday 27th January, 1924
Birthplace Karapur, Mysore, India
Died 2nd December, 1963
Place of Death Chatsworth, California, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Muslim
Ethnicity Asian/Indian
Nationality Indian
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
Year(s) Active 1937–1963
Family Member Jasmine Sabu, Paul Sabu

Sabu Dastagir (born Selar Sabu; 27 January 1924 – 2 December 1963) was an Indian film actor who later gained United States citizenship. He was credited under the name Sabu and is primarily known for his work in films during the 1930s–1940s in Britain and the United States.
He was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960.

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Sabu39 AquariusActor
Marilyn Cooper74 SagittariusActress
Lupita D'Alessio67 PiscesActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
JasmineFemaleMarilyn Cooper
PaulMaleMarilyn Cooper


A Tiger Walks1964Ram SinghMovie
Mistress of the World1960Dr. Lin-ChorMovie
Sabu and the Magic Ring1957SabuMovie
Jungle Hell1956Sabu the Jungle BoyMovie
The Black Panther1956Sabu the Jungle BoyShort Film
Il tesoro del Bengala1953AinurMovie
Hello Elephant1952Sultan of Nagore (as Sabù)Movie
Savage Drums1951Tipo TairuMovie
Song of India1949RamdarMovie
Man-Eater of Kumaon1948NarainMovie
Black Narcissus1947The Young GeneralMovie
The End of the River1947ManoelMovie
Cobra Woman1944KadoMovie
White Savage1943OranoMovie
Arabian Nights1942Ali Ben AliMovie
Jungle Book1942MowgliMovie
The Thief of Bagdad1940AbuMovie
Drums1938Prince AzimMovie
Elephant Boy1937ToomaiMovie
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indianboysrdreamyJun 17, 2010

Sabu is the cutest indian actor ever! if i would have been back in his time i would have married him before marilyn cooper. when i first saw him i fell in love with him. he is too cute!

Gaurav SharmaMar 12, 2010

He was a great and destined person, who led the path of honest work and never let down to his discoverer.

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