Bill Nye

Bill Nye

Nov. 27th, 1955
Born in
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
6' 1

Bill Nye's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
BattleBots (2000) TV Show
BattleBots (2000)
Bill Nye: The Science Guy TV Show
Bill Nye: The Science Guy
Bill Nye Saves the World TV Show
Bill Nye Saves the World
The Eyes of Nye TV Show
The Eyes of Nye
Almost Live! TV Show
Almost Live!

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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William Sanford Nye, popularly known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, is an American science communicator, television presenter, and mechanical engineer. He is known for An Honest Liar, StarTalk, Ellen's Energy Adventure, Back To The Future, Numb3rs, Miles From Tomorrowland and Bill Nye Saves The World.

  • Announced he was engaged to be married to 'Blair Tindall' (qv) on _"The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (2005)_ (qv) in December 2005. The "marriage" lasted less than a month before it was either annulled or deemed invalid (sources disagree on the detail). In November 2007, Nye filed for a restraining order against "ex-fiance" Tindall, saying that he wondered if she might have poured solvent on his garden. The restraining order was later dismissed.
  • Enjoys 30s/40s style swing dancing and attended dances at the most recent Camp Hollywood.
  • Worked as an engineer at Boeing Aircraft in Seattle, and appeared in at least 3 training films, some of which are still popular among the workers there.
  • He designed a hydraulic pressure resonance suppressor which is used in Boeing 747s.
  • Self proclaimed geek in high school. He wore a tie everyday, even when that aspect of the dress code was phased out. He graduated from Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC.
  • His first childhood memory is throwing a rubber band-powered airplane, the Sky Streak, and figuring out how to make it turn left so he could stay in one place and make the plane come back to him.
  • Schools Attended: Lafayette Elementary School and Sidwell Friends School both in Washington, DC. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
  • Premiered his Science Guy character on the Seattle sketch comedy show _"Almost Live!" (1984)_ (qv).

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