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Chesley Sullenberger


Chesley Sullenberger was born on January 23, 1951 in Denison, Texas, USA as Chesley Burnett Sullenberger III. He is an actor and writer, known for Sully (2016), Face the Nation (1954) and Brace for Impact: The Chesley B. Sullenberger Story (2010). He has been married to Lorrie Sullenberger since June 17, 1989. They have two children. See full bio »

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 2017 Daddy's Home 2
Brad's Stepdad (as Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger)
 2009 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series)
Elevator Expert #1
- Episode #16.90 (2009) ... Elevator Expert #1 (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Release of his book, "Making a Difference: Stories of Vision and Courage from America's Leaders", by Sully with Douglas Century.

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 13 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Capt. Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger | Capt. Chesley Sullenberger | Capt. Sully Sullenberger | Captain Chelsey Sullenberger | Captain Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger | Captain Chesley Sullenberger | Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

My first flight instructor, L.T. Cook Jr., was a Civilian Pilot Training Program instructor during World War II, a real gentleman and a stick-and-rudder man. He was a crop-duster and had his own grass strip in rural Texas. In 1967, I paid $6 an hour for the airplane and gas and $3 an hour for his time. Among the thousands of cards I received [after the ditching], I discovered one from his widow. ... See more »

Trivia:

Became famous as a captain for US Airways after successfully ditching an Airbus A320 in the Hudson River on January 15, 2009. His aircraft hit a flock of geese after takeoff, damaging the engines and forcing him to land in the water. All passengers and crew survived. See more »

Trademark:

Miracle on the Hudson

Nickname:

Sully See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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