Edmund Hillary (1919–2008)

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Edmund Hillary was born on July 20, 1919 in Tuakau, Auckland, New Zealand as Edmund Percival Hillary. He is known for his work on The Conquest of Everest (1953), Omnibus (1952) and What's My Line? (1950). He was married to June Mulgrew and Louise Mary Rose. He died on January 11, 2008 in Auckland. See full bio »

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Known For

The Conquest of Everest Self (Bee Keeper)
Omnibus Self - Mountaineer (segment "The Conquest of Everest")
What's My Line? Self - Mystery Guest
Our World Self


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 2004 Bro'Town (TV Series) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- The Weakest Link (2004) ... (special thanks - as Sir Edmund Hillary)
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2 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | 6 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Sir Edmund Hillary


6' 2" (1.88 m)


June Mulgrew  (his death) | See more »

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Better if he had said something natural like, Jesus, here we are. [Commenting on 'Neil Armstrong''s 1969 message from the moon, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."] See more »


Appointed a KBE in 1953 and awarded the Order of New Zealand in 1987. See more »

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