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Richard E. Byrd (1888–1957)


Intelligent and handsome, Richard Evelyn Byrd was born in 1888, the son of an influential Virginia lawyer. He entered the United States Naval Academy at age 20 and was commissioned in 1912. Interested in polar exploration as a boy, he was appointed navigator for the proposed transpolar flight of the Navy's dirigible "Shenandoah" from Alaska to ... See full bio »

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Known For

With Byrd at the South Pole
With Byrd at the South Pole Himself - Expedition Commander
(1930)
Into Little America
Into Little America Leiter der Expedition / Himself
(1935)
Explorers of the World
Explorers of the World Himself - Explorer
(1931)
The Secret Land
The Secret Land Himself
(1948)

Filmography

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 2015 Byrd 1933 (Documentary) (writer)
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 2015 Byrd 1933 (Documentary) (voice)
 1956 Person to Person (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Episode #3.30 (1956) ... Himself (as Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd)
 1954 Longines Chronoscope (TV Series)
Himself - Antarctic Explorer
- Episode dated 8 December 1954 (1954) ... Himself - Antarctic Explorer (as Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd)
 1948 The Secret Land (Documentary)
Himself (as Admiral Byrd)
 1935 Into Little America (Documentary)
Leiter der Expedition / Himself (as Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd)
 1931 Explorers of the World (Documentary)
Himself - Explorer (as Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd)
 1930 With Byrd at the South Pole (Documentary)
Himself - Expedition Commander (as Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd)
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 2015 Flat Earth: The Biggest Lie of All (Video documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 2015 Flat Earth Clues (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Byrd Wall (2015) ... Himself
 2011 Clarence Chamberlin: Fly First & Fight Afterward (Documentary)
Himself (as Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd)
 2010 Ancient Aliens (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Explorer
- Underground Aliens (2010) ... Himself - Explorer (uncredited)
 1999 The Century: America's Time (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
- 1920-1929: Boom to Bust (1999) ... Himself (as Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd)
 1998 UFO - Geheimnisse des 3. Reichs (Video documentary)
Himself (as Admiral Byrd)
 1996 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Admiral Richard Byrd: The Last Explorer (1996) ... Himself (as Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd)
 1961 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Charles Lindbergh (1961) ... Himself (as Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd)
 1956 I Never Forget a Face (Short documentary)
Himself (as Richard Byrd)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Article (writing as Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd, USN, Ret.), "Our Navy Explores Antarctica," Published in "The National Geographic Magazine," October 1947, Vol. 94 No. 6. Pages 689-715.

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Admiral Byrd | Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd | Richard Byrd
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Star Sign:

Scorpio

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