(executive producer - uncredited)
An amateur aeronautical engineer, he designed and built the Hercules, commonly known as the Spruce Goose, the largest passenger airplane ever built at the time, and built almost entirely of wood.
12 Biographical Movies |
29 Print Biographies |
10 Portrayals |
13 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
Howard R. Hughes
6' 4" (1.93 m)
Did You Know?
My father told me, never have partners.
Before his death, he lived as a recluse, and Albert R. Broccoli
(the producer of the James Bond franchise) used his reclusiveness from the public as a model for the character Willard Whyte in Diamonds Are Forever
(1971). Hughes was a fan of the James Bond films, and he kept a 16mm print of the film as a part of his private collection. Broccoli also gave him 16mm print films of all the earlier ...