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John Glenn (III)


John Glenn was an Officer of United States Marines with the rank of Major before chosen to become part of the Mercury 7 program. He was awarded five Distinguished Flying Crosses. Made record setting Coast to Coast flights in the late 1950s. He named his spacecraft (capsule) Friendship 7 and it is on display at the Smithsonian Institute Air and Space... See full bio »

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Known For

Future Flight
Future Flight Himself
(1987)
The 71st Annual Academy Awards
The 71st Annual Academy Awards Himself - Presenter
(1999)
Shuttle Discovery's Last Mission
Shuttle Discovery's Last Mission Himself - Astronaut, 1959-1962 & 1998
(2013)

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 2001 Frasier (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Grand Marshal, Tournament of Roses parade See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Maj. John H. Glenn Jr. USMC on Oct 4th 1957 | Sen. John Glenn Jr. | Colonel John Glenn | Lt. Col. John Glenn | Sen. John Glenn | Senator John Glenn

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel. See more »

Trivia:

Appeared in uniform with ten year old singer and actor Eddie Hodges as a contestant on a very popular Oct 4th 1957 episode of "Name That Tune" (1953) (TV series) after achieving international fame for setting the worlds record for the fastest trans-coastal flight in the USA. He and Hodges were teammates and split the grand prize of 25,000 dollars after successfully appearing on that much beloved ... See more »

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Cancer

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