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


Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Contracted Hepatitis C in 1993 due to blood transfusions required from his many accidents. Underwent a 1999 liver transplant and numerous other surgeries that left him largely disabled. See more »

Trademark:

Famous for his spectacular motorcycle jumps in the 1970s and his equally spectacular accidents while doing them. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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