Dick Grace (Richard Virgil Grace) (10/1/1898–6/1965) was born in Morris, Minnesota and was an early stunt pilot who specialised in crashing planes for films. Grace was one of the few stunt pilots who died of old age. He was the author of several books including Squadron of Death, Crash Pilot, I am still alive, and Visibility Unlimited. Films that he appeared in include Sky Bride, The Lost Squadron, Lilac Time and Wings. he served in both world wars, bombing Germany, and was a B-17 Flying Fortress co-pilot with the 486th Bombardment Group. After the Second World War, he operated a charter business in South America. He was married to Crystine Francis Malstrom, a stage actress who appeared in Abie's Irish Rose.