Grand Marshal, Tournament of Roses parade
2 Portrayals |
Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr. | Charles 'Pete' Conrad Jr. | Charles P. Conrad Jr. | Charles Conrad Jr. | Charles 'Pete' Conrad | Commander Charles 'Pete' Conrad | Pete Conrad
5' 6" (1.68 m)
Did You Know?
[upon stepping onto the lunar surface and referring to Neil Armstrong
's famous quote] Whoopee! Man, that may have been a small one for Neil, but that's a long one for me!
Much to director Ron Howard
's surprise, Conrad auditioned for a part in Apollo 13
(1995), genuinely wanting to be in the film. Howard couldn't find a part for him, but was overjoyed to meet him anyway.