Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Age
60
Birthday
Oct. 5th, 1958
Born in
New York City, New York, USA
Height

Neil deGrasse Tyson's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Universe TV Show
The Universe
Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey TV Show
Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey
NOVA scienceNOW TV Show
NOVA scienceNOW
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



BIOGRAPHY:

He is an American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator. He is currently the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space and a research associate in the department of astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History. From 2006 to 2011, he hosted the educational science television show NOVA ScienceNow on PBS and has been a frequent guest on The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, Real Time with Bill Maher, and Jeopardy!. Tyson is the host of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, a sequel to Carl Sagan's Cosmos: A Personal Voyage television series.


TRIVIA:
  • First African American director of the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium, in New York City. Tyson is also a researcher, a professor of astrophysics at Princeton University, and a general-interest science columnist. Author of books for nonspecialists on space and the universe (listed under Other Works).
  • At his high school's 20-year reunion in 1996, Tyson was voted the graduate with the "coolest job."


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