Paul Mantz

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Birthday
2, 1903
Birthplace
Alameda, CA
Death Date
Jul 8, 1965 (61)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
2, 1903
Birthplace
Alameda, CA
Death Date
Jul 8, 1965 (61)

About

Renowned Hollywood stunt pilot who performed feats of aerial acrobatics that other pilots refused to attempt.

Before Fame

He trained at the United States Army flight school but was dismissed from the army after he demonstrated an aerial stunt that involved nearly flying head-on into a train carrying high-ranking military officers.

Trivia

He specialized in dangerous stunts such as flying through indoor spaces and flying under objects.

Family Life

He was married twice and had one son.

Associated With

He was the technical advisor to Amelia Earhart during her first attempt at an around-the-world flight.