(executive producer - uncredited)
An amateur aeronautical engineer, he designed and built the Hercules, commonly known as the Spruce Goose, the largest military airplane ever built at the time, and built almost entirely of wood.
12 Biographical Movies |
30 Print Biographies |
11 Portrayals |
20 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
Howard R. Hughes
6' 4" (1.93 m)
Did You Know?
[on Clark Gable] His ears made him look like a taxicab with both doors open.
Became obsessed with Communism during the McCarthy "Red Scare" era. His film The Whip Hand
(1951) was originally about a group of Nazi scientists who smuggled the body of Adolf Hitler
into the US and worked to revive Hitler in order to try to take over the world again. After it was finished Hughes had it reshot, at great expense, to change the villains into Nazi scientists who are now working for...