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Nye, Bill


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  • Fuller Name

    • William Sanford
  • Variants

    • Nye, Bill, Science Guy
    • Bill Nye the Science Guy
    • Science Guy
    • Nye, William S.
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1955-11-27
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Los Angeles (Calif.)
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  • Sources

    • found: His Bill Nye the science guy's ... c1993:CIP t.p. (Bill Nye) t.p. verso (William S. Nye)
    • found: Adventures in boating with Bill Nye the Science Guycredits (Bill Nye the Science Guy)
    • found: Planetary Society webpage, Jan. 28, 2009Board of Directors (Bill Nye; scientist, comedian, teacher, author; Society's Vice President; studied astronomy at Cornell Univ. under Carl Sagan; mechanical engineering degree Cornell; worked for Boeing 3 yrs. & as consulting engineer in 1980s (clients incl. U.S. Dept. of Justice); first Bill Nye the Science Guy on KJR Radio, Seattle 1986; writer & talent, Seattle tv comedy show Almost Live (winner 13 local Emmys); 1992-1998 writer, producer & talent, Emmy award-winning Bill Nye the Science Guy tv series co-produced by Buena Vista (Disney) & KCTS (Seattle public tv); authored several books incl. latest Bill Nye The Science Guy's Great Big Book of Tiny Germs)
    • found: Wikipedia, Jan. 28, 2009(Bill Nye, William Sanford Nye, aka Bill Nye the Science Guy; comedian, tv host, science educator & mechanical engineer; b. Nov. 27, 1955, Washington, D.C.; 1973 grad. Sidwell Friends School, Washington, DC; host, writer & producer educational tv program Bill Nye the Science Guy 1993-1997--series shot entirely in Seattle; created 13-episode PBS KCTS-TV science series The Eyes of Nye; host Science Channel's 100 Greatest Discoveries 2004-2005; now L.A. resident)
    • found: Science educator and advocate Bill Nye, 2018:ECIP t.p. (Bill Nye) ch. 1 (William (Bill) Sanford Nye; b. Nov. 27, 1955; attended Cornell University; studied mechanical engineering) ch. 3 (television program, Bill Nye the Science Guy, 1992-1998)
  • Change Notes

    • 1993-05-03: new
    • 2017-04-11: revised
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