Sabu Dastagir (Sabu Dastagir)

Sabu Dastagir

Indian-born motion picture actor of the 1930s, 40s, 50s, and 60s. Widely recognized for playing the role of ‘Abu’ in the 1940 fantasy “The Thief of Bagdad,” and for playing ‘Mowgli’ in “Jungle Book” (1942). Married to actress Marilyn Cooper. Father of composer Paul Sabu and screenwriter/animal trainer Jasmine Sabu. (bio by: A.J. Marik)  Family links:  Children:  Jasmine Sabu (1957 – 2001)* *Calculated relationshipCause of death: Heart attack


  • January, 27, 1924
  • India


  • December, 12, 1963
  • USA

Cause of Death

  • Heart attack


  • Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
  • California
  • USA

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