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Tenzing Norgay (1914–1986)

Tenzing Norgay was born on May 15, 1914 in Solo Khumbu, Nepal. He was married to Ang Lahmu, Dakku and Dawa Phuti. He died on May 9, 1986 in Darjeeling, India. See full bio »

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(age 71) in Darjeeling, India

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Known For

The Conquest of Everest Himself (Sherpa Sirdar)
(1953)
(1951)
Toki no hito Himself
(1964)

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 1964 Toki no hito (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 5 February 1964 (1964) ... Himself
 1953 The Conquest of Everest (Documentary)
Himself (Sherpa Sirdar) (as Tensing Norkay Sherpa)
 1951 Drame à la Nanda Devi (Documentary)
Lui-même (as Le sherpa Tensing)
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 2018 World's Greatest Mountains (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
- Everest (2018) ... Himself
 2013 Beyond the Edge (Documentary)
Himself
 2013 Bergwelten (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Mythos Everest (2013) ... Himself
 2010 Burgenland ist überall (TV Series)
Himself
- Oberösterreich (2010) ... Himself
 2007 Nepal - Im Land der Scherpa (Documentary)
Himself
 2003 Death on Everest (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 2003 Vanishings! (TV Series)
Himself
- Mallory and Irvine (2003) ... Himself
 2003 The Race for Everest (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2003 Everest: Getting to the Bottom of the Mountain (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1997 Hillary & Tenzing: Climbing to the Roof of World (Video documentary)
Himself
 1988 The 1950's: Music, Memories & Milestones (Video documentary)
Himself (as Tenzing Norkay)
 1978 Newsfront
Himself (uncredited)
 1976 V.I.P.-Schaukel (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Episode #6.3 (1976) ... Himself
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | See more »

Alternate Names:

Tenzing Norkay | Tensing Norkay Sherpa | Le sherpa Tensing

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

If it is a shame to be the second man on Mount Everest, then I will have to live with this shame. See more »

Trivia:

Together with Sir Edmund Hillary, was the first to climb Mt. Everest.

Star Sign:

Taurus

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