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Bill Nye

Bill Nye was born on November 27, 1955 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as William Sanford Nye. He is an actor and writer, known for An Honest Liar (2014), Bill Nye, the Science Guy (1993) and Ellen's Energy Adventure (1996). He was previously married to Blair Tindall. See full bio »

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 2015 Inside Amy Schumer (TV Series)
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- 80s Ladies (2015) ... Bill Nye
 2014 Tosh.0 (TV Series)
- We Buy Golf (2014)
 2014 The Drunken Peasants (TV Series)
- Zimmerman Vs DMX (2014)
 2013 The (206) (TV Series)
- Episode #1.13 (2013)
 2008 Stargate: Atlantis (TV Series)
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- Brain Storm (2008) ... Bill Nye
 2005-2008 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Bill Waldie
- End Game (2008) ... Bill Waldie
- Hardball (2006) ... Bill Waldie
- Scorched (2005) ... Bill Waldie
 2006 Rocketboy (Short)
Payload Specialist
 2005 The Eyes of Nye (TV Series)
 2004 100 Greatest Discoveries (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Narrator / Host
 2000 BattleBots (TV Series)
Technical Expert
 2000 Get Real (TV Series)
Mr. Stone
- Guilt (2000) ... Mr. Stone
 1998 Principal Takes a Holiday (TV Movie)
Science Teacher
 1997 Astronauts (TV Movie)
 1984 Almost Live! (TV Series)
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Other Works:

He is featured in ExxonMobil's "Universe of Energy" Pavilion at Disney's EPCOT Center in Orlando, Florida along with Ellen DeGeneres, Jamie Lee Curtis and Alex Trebek. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bill Nye The Science Guy | Bill Nye the Science Guy


6' 0½" (1.84 m)

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Personal Quote:

Science rules! See more »


His father, Edwin D. "Ned" Nye, a quartermaster in the military during World War II, spent nearly four years as a prisoner of war mostly in China in a Japanese P.O.W camp. He later moved to Washington, DC where he discovered dozens of sundials. He photographed them and wrote an unusual book, "Sundials of Maryland and Virginia." Thus resulted a little family business selling Ned Nye's "Sandial®," ... See more »


Always appears with bow-tie and lab coat


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