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James Arthur Lovell Jr. is an American retired astronaut, naval aviator, test pilot and mechanical engineer. In 1968, as command module pilot of Apollo 8, he became, with Frank Borman and William Anders, one of the first three astronauts to fly to and orbit the Moon. He then commanded the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1970 which, after a critical ... See full bio »

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Apollo 13 Captain of USS Iwo Jima
The Man Who Fell to Earth Capt. James Lovell, Commander of Apollo 13
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 1998 LateLine (TV Series)
Jim Lovell
- Al Anonymous (1998) ... Jim Lovell (as James Lovell)
 1995/I Apollo 13
Captain of USS Iwo Jima (uncredited)
 1976 The Man Who Fell to Earth
Capt. James Lovell, Commander of Apollo 13 (as Capt. James Lovell)
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Alternate Names:

James A. Lovell Jr. | Capt. James Lovell | Captain Jim Lovell | James A. Lovell | James Lovell | Captain James Lovell [USN Ret.]


5' 11" (1.8 m)


Marilyn Lovell  (4 children)

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The Moon is essentially gray, no color. It looks like plaster of Paris, like dirty beach sand with lots of footprints in it. [Christmas Day, 1968] See more »


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