User comments for Apollo (Famous Bearer Only)

Apollo Creed, played by Carl Weathers, was the name of a boxer Rocky fought in the movie "Rocky."
breakofday  1/7/2006
Apart from the obvious Greek mythology son of Zeus, another "famous" bearer is the fictional character "Cpt. Lee 'Apollo' Adama" from the 2003 TV-series "Battlestar Galactica". Although it's only his nickname and pilot-name, he is almost only called Apollo. Also because it fits him better than Lee.
― Anonymous User  1/13/2006
Apolo (spelled with one l) Anton Ono is an American Olympic speed skater.
beautyofwords9  3/11/2006
Actually Apolo Anton Ohno's first name is not in reference to the Greek God Apollo. His father, Yuki, named him, using the Greek "ap" and "lo". The "ap" meaning to lead, and the "lo" meaning "away from" or "steering away from". The "o" connects them, making his name mean "to lead away from."
Calypso  3/20/2006
It's Apolo Anton Ohno.
― Anonymous User  6/8/2006
The name of a famous theater in New York City. It comes on that hiphop show "It's Showtime at the Apollo." This name also happens to be referenced a lot for some reason in classic films.
― Anonymous User  2/5/2007
The actress Olympia Dukakis has a brother named Apollo.
― Anonymous User  6/15/2007
Apollo Justice is the name of the Ace Attorney series's second protagonist. :D
Suzu  12/18/2007
Captain Apollo is a major character in the 1978 TV series "Battlestar Galactica".
sm31  9/8/2016
Gwen Stefani named her youngest son Apollo Bowie Flynn.
― Anonymous User  9/18/2017
Reminds me of Apollo from Aquarion.
TheKawaiiPsycho666  3/17/2018

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