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Thor Heyerdahl (1914–2002)

Thor Heyerdahl was born on October 6, 1914 in Larvik, Norway. He was a director and writer, known for Kon-Tiki (1950), The Ra Expeditions (1971) and Galapagos (1955). He was married to Jacqueline Beer, Yvonne Dedekam-Simonsen and Liv Coucheron-Torp. He died on April 18, 2002 in Colla Micheri, Liguria, Italy. See full bio »

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Known For

Kon-Tiki
Kon-Tiki Director
(1950)
The Ra Expeditions
(1971)
Galapagos
Galapagos Director
(1955)
Aku-Aku
Aku-Aku Director
(1960)

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 1971 The Ra Expeditions (Documentary)
 1960 Aku-Aku (Documentary)
 1955 Galapagos (Documentary)
 1950 Kon-Tiki (Documentary)
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Other Works:

Book: "Archaeology of Easter Island", 1961 See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | See more »
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Children include sons Thor, Jr. and Bjorn; daughters Marian and Helene Elisabeth. See more »

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