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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 »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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 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)
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Other Works:

(book, with Donald Goldsmith) "Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution". New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2004. ISBN 0681106875 See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


Alternate Names:

Neil deGrasse Tyson PhD | Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't have an issue with what you do in the church, but I'm going to be up in your face if you're going to knock on my science classroom and tell me they've got to teach what you're teaching in your Sunday school. Because that's when we're going to fight. 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

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