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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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Known For

Viva Knievel!
Viva Knievel! Himself
(1977)
Death Defiers
Death Defiers Himself - Host
(1977)

Filmography

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 1974 Freebie and the Bean
Motorcyclist (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Single: "Why" (Amherst Records) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


Alternate Names:

Evil Knievel

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

Caught in the moment, after a dangerous 1999 stunt on Fox Network, proudly proclaimed, "White men *CAN* jump!", in humorous defiance to the basketball movie, White Men Can't Jump (1992). 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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