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Edward H. White II (1930–1967)

Edward H. White II was born on November 14, 1930 in San Antonio, Texas, USA as Edward Higgins White II. He was married to Patricia Eileen Finegan. He died on January 27, 1967 in Cape Kennedy, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Four Days of Gemini 4
The Four Days of Gemini 4 Himself - Pilot


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 2009 Apollo Zero (Documentary) (dedicatee - as Edward White)
 1989 Beyond the Stars (this film is dedicated to: the crew of Apollo I, who lost their lives on January 27, 1967 - as Lt. Colonel Edward H. White)
 1989 For All Mankind (Documentary) (dedicatee: Apollo 1, January 27, 1967)
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 1965 The Four Days of Gemini 4 (Documentary short)
Himself - Pilot
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 2015 The NASA Moon and Mars Landing Hoaxes (Video documentary short)
Himself - Apollo 1 (uncredited)
 2014 The Sixties (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - Astronaut
- The Space Race (2014) ... Himself - Astronaut
 2014 The Saturn V Story (Documentary)
 2011 Mysteries at the Museum (TV Series documentary)
 2009 The Apollo Years (Video)
 2008-2009 When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- 40th Anniversary Special (2009) ... Himself
- Landing the Eagle (2008) ... Himself
- Mercury: Ordinary Supermen (2008) ... Himself (as Ed White)
- Friends and Rivals (2008) ... Himself
 2009 Apollo Zero (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 2009 40 Years on the Moon (TV Movie documentary)
 2008 Moon Machines (TV Series documentary)
- The Command Module (2008) ... Himself
 2007 Secrets of the Moon Landings (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 The Wonder of It All (Documentary)
 2005 MythBusters (TV Series documentary)
- Escape Slide Parachute (2005) ... Himself
 2003 Failure Is Not an Option (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 Turning Point (TV Series documentary)
- Race to the Moon: The Tragedy of Apollo One (1996) ... Himself (as Ed White)
 1994 Moon Shot (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Astronaut (uncredited)
 1989 For All Mankind (Documentary)
Himself (as Ed White)

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

Edward White | Ed White | Lt. Colonel Edward H. White

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I felt red, white and blue all over. [on his walk in space, quoted in Life magazine, 25 January 1965]


He was killed on 27 January 1967, along with astronauts Gus Grissom and Roger B. Chaffee, when a fire swept through the capsule of the Apollo I spacecraft during a rocket test at Cape Kennedy, Florida. See more »

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