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Jim Lovell was born on March 25, 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Apollo 13 (1995), The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) and Belleau Wood (2010). He has been married to Marilyn Lovell since June 6, 1952. They have four children. See full bio »

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Known For

Apollo 13 Captain of USS Iwo Jima
The Man Who Fell to Earth Capt. James Lovell, Commander of Apollo 13
Belleau Wood Writer


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 1998 LateLine (TV Series)
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- 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 »


At the conclusion of the Gemini program, in November of 1966, he had spent a total of eighteen days in outer space (fourteen days as the co-pilot of Gemini VII, and four days as the Command Pilot of Gemini XII). That gave him the record of more time in space than any other American astronaut, or Russian cosmonaut. With the added time of his subsequent Apollo missions, it was a recond he held ... See more »

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