Carroll Shelby (1923–2012)

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Carroll Shelby was born on January 11, 1923 in Leesburg, Texas, USA. He was an actor, known for Grand Prix (1966), Formula 1 (1950) and Flying the Feathered Edge: The Bob Hoover Project (2014). He was previously married to Cleo, Helena Dahl, Cynthia Psaros, Jan Harrison, Jeanne Fields and Sandra Brandstetter. He died on May 10, 2012 in Dallas, ... See full bio »


(age 89) in Dallas, Texas, USA

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Formula 1 Self
The Car's the Star Self / Self - Shelby Motors


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He partnered with Lee Iacocca of Ford in 1964 to create a high-performance Mustang version for racing. In January 1965 the first Shelby Mustang made its debut. See more »

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