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Robert Craig Knievel

‚Äč Evel Knievel (October 17, 1938 – November 30, 2007), born Robert Craig Knievel, was an American daredevil and entertainer. In his career he attempted over 75 ramp-to-ramp motorcycle jumps between 1965 and 1980, and in 1974, a failed jump across Snake River Canyon in the Skycycle X-2, a steam-powered rocket. The 433 broken bones he suffered during his career earned an entry in theGuinness Book of World Records as the survivor of "most bones broken in a lifetime." Knievel died of pulmonary disease in Clearwater, Florida, aged 69. According to The Times writing his obituary, Knievel was one of the greatest American icons of the 1970s. Knievel was inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 1999.


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Born:
Oct 17, 1938 In Butte, Montana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
1
First Appeared:
In the movie Richard Hammond Meets Evel Knievel 2007-12-23
Latest Project:
Movie Richard Hammond Meets Evel Knievel 2007-12-23
Known For
Poster of Richard Hammond Meets Evel Knievel

Robert Craig Knievel Movies Filmography

Movie
Richard Hammond Meets Evel Knievel
Himself 2007-12-23