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Evel Knievel (1938–2007)


Evel Knievel was born on October 17, 1938 in Butte, Montana, USA as Robert Craig Knievel. He was an actor, known for Viva Knievel! (1977), The Last of the Gladiators (1988) and Death Defiers (1977). He was married to Krystal Kennedy-Knievel and Linda Knievel. He died on November 30, 2007 in Clearwater, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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Filmography

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Other Works:

TV commercial: Little Caesar's Pizza See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 13 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

Owned a Honda dealership in Moses Lake, Washington in the mid-1960s; any potential buyer who could beat Knievel at arm-wrestling got $500 off their car purchase. He formed a traveling stunt show called "Evel Knievel's Motorcycle Daredevils" with other cyclists, as publicity for the dealership. See more »

Trademark:

His red, white, and blue suit with cape he wore when he performed his stunts. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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