(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 |
30 Print Biographies |
10 Portrayals |
13 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
Howard R. Hughes
6' 4" (1.93 m)
Did You Know?
We don't have a monopoly. Anyone who wants to dig a well without a Hughes bit can always use a pick and shovel.
Technically speaking, Hughes was nominated for two Oscars, as he produced Best Picture nominees The Racket
(1928) and The Front Page
(1931). However, until 1951, the Academy Award for Best Picture only recognized the film itself, and not its producers.
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