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Adam Savage started his varied career as a child actor. His father worked on Sesame Street as a Muppeteer and he learned very early on about 'behind the scene' work on a television show. He appeared in some episodes of Sesame Street. Later on, as a teenager, he starred in the Billy Joel video for "Second Wind" and a Charmin toilet paper commercial... See full bio »

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MythBusters Producer
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An Honest Liar Himself - Mythbusters
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 2010-2015 MythBusters (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 52 episodes)
- Dangerous Driving (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Accidental Ammo (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Blow It Out the Water (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The Simpsons Special (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Laws of Attraction (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Dangerous Toys (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2012 Unchained Reaction (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Movie Mayhem (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Jack of All Trades (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Speed (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Fire and Ice (2012) ... (executive producer)
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Appeared in the music video for Billy Joel's "Only Human (Second Wind)" as the kid who gets rescued by the lifeguard, though he can also be seen in the graduation scene. See more »

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3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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The Mythbusters | Aaahh! Damn Savage


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I have concluded through careful empirical analysis and much thought that someone is looking out for me, keeping track of what I think of things, forgiving me when I do less than I ought, giving me strength to shoot for more than I think I'm capable of. I believe they know everything I do and think, and they still love me, and I've concluded, after careful consideration, that this person keeping ... See more »


On Mythbusters, he participated in an experiment to find out which alternative cure is best to counteract seasickness (He and fellow Mythbuster Grant Imahara are susceptible to motion sickness). See more »


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