Howard Robard Hughes | Was an American business magnate, investor, aviator, entrepreneur, aerospace engineer, film maker and philanthropist. He was one of the wealthiest people in the world. As a maverick film producer, Hughes gained prominence in Hollywood from the late 1920s, making big-budget and often, controversial films. Hughes was one of the most influential aviators in history: he set multiple world air speed records | United States | 1905 - 1976
Howard Hughes (1905 - 1976) was known for making big-budget, controversial films in the 1920's and was also one of the most influential aviators in history, setting many air speed records.
Howard Hughes ~ 1930's. Hughes was first known for his wealth and for producing/directing movies in the '30s. He had a playboy lifestyle and love of aviation. After a plane accident in 1946, he became very reclusive. Hughes lived mostly in a Las Vegas hotel suite had extremely little human contact in his last 25 years
Howard Hughes - Multi-millionaire businessman, film producer and director, Howard Hughes (1905 - 1976). Photo: Slim Aarons 1955
Howard Hughes inside the fuselage of his H-4 Hercules troop transport plane, the "Spruce Goose," 1947. shot by J.R. Eyerman for LIFE [possibly from series shot days before the one-and-only flight] but not published in LIFE. AT THE LINK - Life series, published and un-