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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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Viva Knievel!
Viva Knievel! Himself
Death Defiers
Death Defiers Himself - Host


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 1977 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
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- Motorcycle Boogie (1977) ... Evel Knievel
 1974 Freebie and the Bean
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TV commercial: Little Caesar's Pizza See more »

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


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

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