Date of Birth:
20 July 1919
Edmund Hillary played in 1 movies in the Documentary genres.
Edmund Hillary got succeed with average imdb rating 6.2.
Along with Sherpa 'Tenzing Norgay' (qv), he was one of the first people to reach the crown of Mount Everest on 29 May 1953.Appointed a KBE in 1953 and awarded the Order of New Zealand in 1987.Made a Knight of the Garter in 1995.Has three children: Sarah, Peter and Belinda. Belinda and her look after died in a plane crash in May 1975.He and Tenzing made the ultimate assault on Everest as a team, and were antagonistic to expose which chain was first to actually get under way foot on the peak. Hill... Read more