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Gene Kranz

Gene Kranz was born on August 17, 1933 in Toledo, Ohio, USA as Eugene F. Kranz. He has been married to Marta I. Cadena since 1955. They have six children. See full bio »
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Known For

Failure Is Not an Option
Failure Is Not an Option Himself - NASA Flight Director
(2003)
Apollo 11: The Untold Story
Apollo 11: The Untold Story Himself - Apollo 11 Flight Director
(2006)

Filmography

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 2005 Beyond the Moon: Failure Is Not an Option 2 (TV Movie documentary) (special thanks)
 2001 Modern Marvels (TV Series documentary) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- Apollo 13 (2001) ... (special thanks)
 1996 Lost Moon: The Triumph of Apollo 13 (Video documentary) (special thanks)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Print advertisement for U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray (2001).

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 4 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gene Krantz | Eugene Kranz
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Trivia:

Developed his interest in space flight well before he started his NASA career. Wrote an essay in high school called "The Design and Possibilities of the Interplanetary Rocket.". See more »

Trademark:

When he was the Flight Director for a mission, he always wore a white vest with the mission insignia on it. Marta made the vests for him.

Star Sign:

Leo

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