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Carroll Shelby

Biography

Developer of high-performance variations from the Ford Mustang. He made the iconic Mustang Cobra brand. He originally wanted to be considered a poultry farmer, but he failed and chose instead to go after an engineering profession. He had a short stint being a racer, earning the a day of Le Mans and getting just the next American driver to take action. In 1943, he wedded Jeanne Areas and he and Jeanne acquired three children jointly. His dad Warren was an automobile enthusiast, transferring down his like of race and cars to his kid. He was an associate from the International Motorsports Hall of Popularity alongside motorists like Supplement Thomas.

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Full Name Carroll Shelby
Date Of Birth January 11, 1923
Place Of Birth Leesburg, TX
Profession Entrepreneur
Education Woodrow Wilson High School
Nationality American
Spouse Cleo Shelby, Lena Dahl Shelby, Jan Harrison, Jeanne Fields, Cleo Shelby, Lena Dahl Shelby, Jan Harrison, Jeanne Fields
Children Sharon Anne Shelby, Patrick Shelby, Michael Hall Shelby
Parents Warren Hall Shelby, Eloise Lawrence Shelby
Siblings Anne Shelby Ellison
Star Sign Capricorn

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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
John Q2002Heart Transplant Patient (uncredited)

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grand Prix1966technical advisor

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Flying the Feathered Edge: The Bob Hoover Project2014Documentary
Drive2005TV SeriesHimself (2005)
AutoRox Awards2005TV SpecialHimself
Motor Trend Television1995TV SeriesHimself (1997-2000)
The Car's the Star1994TV Series documentaryHimself - Shelby Motors
Speed Week1957Documentary shortHimself (uncredited)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Grand Tour2016TV SeriesHimself
The 24 Hour War2016DocumentaryHimself
Dan Gurney: Motorsports Legend2014ShortHimself
Modern Marvels2002TV Series documentaryHimself

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