STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 905 this week

Neil deGrasse Tyson


Neil deGrasse Tyson was born on October 5, 1958 in New York City, New York, USA as Neil de Grasse Tyson. He is known for his work on Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (2014), Nova ScienceNow (2005) and How Life Began (2008). He has been married to Alice Young since 1988. They have two children. See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Neil deGrasse Tyson? Add or change photos

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 34 people
created 28 Jul 2011
 
a list of 9 people
created 12 Apr 2012
 
a list of 43 people
created 05 Jan 2013
 
list image
a list of 38 people
created 04 Oct 2013
 
a list of 40 people
created 04 May 2014
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Neil deGrasse Tyson's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Editorial department (2 credits)
 2005-2011 Nova ScienceNow (TV Series documentary) (executive editor - 67 episodes)
- What's the Next Big Thing? (2011) ... (executive editor)
- Where Did We Come From? (2011) ... (executive editor)
- How Smart are Animals? (2011) ... (executive editor)
- How Does the Brain Work? (2011) ... (executive editor)
- Can We Live Forever? (2011) ... (executive editor)
 2003-2010 Nova (TV Series documentary) (executive editor - 6 episodes)
- The Pluto Files (2010) ... (executive editor)
- Origins: Back to the Beginning (2004) ... (executive editor)
- Origins: Where Are the Aliens? (2004) ... (executive editor)
- Origins: How Life Began (2004) ... (executive editor)
- Origins: Earth Is Born (2004) ... (executive editor)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
Show Show Actor (5 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (67 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

(book editor, with Steven Soter) "Cosmic Horizons: Astronomy at the Cutting Edge". New York: New Press, 2001. ISBN 1565846028 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Neil deGrasse Tyson Ph.D. | Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Emotional truths woven by lawyers in the court of law are apparently more important than the truths of actual events. I have grown to fear for those whose innocence became trapped within the legal system. See more »

Trivia:

At his high school's 20-year reunion in 1996, Tyson was voted the graduate with the "coolest job." See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Show on Fox? wonkabar69
The Big Bang Theory DrNick1010
Discuss Neil deGrasse Tyson on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page