Kitty O'Neil Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Kitty O'Neil (Kitty Linn O'Neil)

Last Updated: 18 Apr, 2023 | Views: 521

Age: 72

Profession: Sports Women

Other Profession(s): Racing Driver, Stuntwoman

Famous For: The fastest woman in the world

Kitty O'Neil Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
24 Mar, 1946 (72 Years 07 Months 9 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
Texas

Birth District
Coastal City

Birth Place
Corpus Christi

Birth Sign
Aries

Nationalities
American

Died on
02 Nov, 2018

Cause of Death
Pneumonia

Kitty O'Neil Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Kitty O'Neil was born in March 24, 1946, in Corpus Christi, Texas, and became a stuntwoman and racer. Despite being deaf since infancy, she became a renowned stunt performer, setting world records in speed and distance on land and water. She performed dangerous stunts in films such as "Smokey and the Bandit II" and "The Blues Brothers." She was also a successful racer, competing in motocross and speedboat racing. Her achievements continue to inspire people with disabilities and women in the industry.
Kitty O'Neil Career:
In the 1950s-1960s - Kitty O'Neil worked as a telephone operator, a clerk typist, and a fashion model before discovering her passion for motorsports and stunts.
1976 - She set the women's land speed record of 512 mph (824 km/h) in a rocket-powered car, becoming the fastest woman on Earth.
1979 - Kitty O'Neil performed a dangerous stunt as Wonder Woman, jumping off a 127-foot (39 m) building in downtown Indianapolis.
1980 - Kitty O'Neil performed as Lynda Carter's stunt double in the television series Wonder Woman.
1982 - Kitty O'Neil worked as a stunt driver in the film The Blues Brothers, performing a high-speed chase scene that has since become iconic.
1984 - She worked as a stunt coordinator for The Terminator, teaching Arnold Schwarzenegger how to ride a motorcycle and coordinating several key action scenes.
Kitty O'Neil Awards:
1980: Received the "Golden Helmet" award.
1999: Received the "Women in Film Crystal Award."
Kitty O'Neil Unknown Facts:
Kitty O'Neil was a passionate advocate for the deaf community and often used her platform to raise awareness about the challenges faced by deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals.
Kitty O'Neil was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 2018 in recognition of her pioneering achievements in stunt work and motorsports.

Kitty O'Neil Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 157 cm
In Meters 1.57 m
In feet & Inches 5'2"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 44 Kg
In Pounds 97 lbs

Eye Color
Black

Hair Color
Black

Kitty O'Neil Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
John R. O'Neil

Mother's Name
Patsy Linn Compton

Spouse
Raymond Waid

Brother(s)
John O'Neil III

Son(s)
Not Known

Daughter(s)
Not Known

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