List of Famous Aviators People

List of Famous Aviators

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List of famous aviators, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top aviators in the world? This includes the most prominent aviators, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable aviators is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic aviators were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned aviators.

Items here include everything from George Bush to Harrison Ford.

From reputable, prominent, and well known aviators to the lesser known aviators of today, these are some of the best professionals in the aviator field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous aviators ever?" and "What are the names of famous aviators?" then you're in the right place. (1004 items)

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    George Walker Bush is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009, and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. The eldest son of Barbara and George H. W. Bush, he was born in New Haven, Connecticut. After graduating from Yale ...more

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    • Age: age 69
    • Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    • Profession: Pilot, Public speaker, Businessperson, Politician, Author, + more
    • Credits: 102 Minutes That Changed America, Rush to War, Thank You, Mr. President: Helen Thomas at the White House
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    Harrison Ford is an American actor and film producer. He gained worldwide fame for his starring roles as Han Solo in the original Star Wars epic space opera trilogy and the title character of the Indiana Jones film series. Ford is also known for his roles as Rick Deckard in the 1982 neo-noir dystopian ...more

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    • Age: age 73
    • Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois
    • Profession: Pilot, Film Producer, Carpenter, Actor
    • Credits: Star Wars, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Blade Runner, Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, Apocalypse Now, + more
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    Phillip Calvin "Phil" McGraw, known as Dr. Phil, is an American television personality, author, psychologist, and the host of the television show Dr. Phil, which debuted in 2002. McGraw first gained celebrity status with appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show in the late 1990s.more

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    • Age: age 65
    • Birthplace: Vinita, Oklahoma, United States of America
    • Profession: Pilot, Television producer, Psychologist, Film Producer, Author, + more
    • Credits: Scary Movie 4, Dr. Phil, Madea Goes to Jail, Love the Beast, Wonder Woman, + more
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    Terry Deitz is a retired U.S. Navy pilot, television host, and 3rd place finisher on the twelfth season of the American reality television show Survivor. He is currently a commercial airline pilot and host of Great Planes on the Military Channel.more

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    • Age: age 56
    • Birthplace: Matawan, New Jersey, United States of America
    • Profession: Pilot, Presenter
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    Morgan Freeman is an American actor, film director, and narrator. Freeman has received Academy Award nominations for his performances in Street Smart, Driving Miss Daisy, The Shawshank Redemption and Invictus, and won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 2005 for Million Dollar Baby. He has also won a ...more

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    • Age: age 78
    • Birthplace: Tennessee, USA, Memphis
    • Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting, + more
    • Credits: The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Batman Begins, The Shawshank Redemption, Seven, + more
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    James Maitland "Jimmy" Stewart was an American film and stage actor, known for his distinctive drawl voice and down-to-earth persona. Over the course of his career, he starred in many films widely considered classics. He was known for portraying the American middle class man with everyday life ...more

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    • Age: Died at 89 (1908-1997)
    • Birthplace: Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Pilot, Television director, Military Officer, Actor
    • Credits: It's a Wonderful Life, Vertigo, Rear Window, The Philadelphia Story, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, + more
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    Craig Ferguson is a Scottish-born American television host, stand-up comedian, writer, actor, director, author, producer and voice artist. He was the host of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, an Emmy Award-nominated, Peabody Award-winning late-night talk show that aired on CBS from 2005 to 2014.more

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    • Age: age 53
    • Birthplace: United Kingdom
    • Profession: Pilot, Talk show host, Comedian, Novelist, Film Producer, + more
    • Credits: Brave, How to Train Your Dragon, Kick-Ass, Winnie the Pooh, How to Train Your Dragon 2, + more
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    Howard Robard Hughes, Jr. was an American business tycoon, investor, aviator, aerospace engineer, inventor, filmmaker and philanthropist. During his lifetime, he was one of the wealthiest people in the world. As a maverick film tycoon, Hughes gained prominence in Hollywood from the late 1920s, making ...more

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    • Age: Died at 71 (1905-1976)
    • Birthplace: Humble, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Pilot, Investor, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Philanthropist, + more
    • Credits: Scarface, The Outlaw, The Conqueror, Hell's Angels, Jet Pilot, + more
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