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Jamie Hyneman

Jamie Hyneman is a jack of all trades. Graduate in Russian language and literature, Animal Wrangler, Robot Builder, Toy Prototyper and holder of patent no. 6,458,008 for a remote control/stabilization device, Jamie is a truly well-rounded individual. Besides his time on Mythbusters, Jamie builds items for commercials including the 7-UP can-chucking... See full bio »
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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Built the BattleBots Robot "Blendo", and assisted on DeadBolt.

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

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Alternate Names:

James Franklin Hyneman | Jamie 'Jamie Hyneman' Hyneman | The Mythbusters


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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The fact that we are so different is our strength. See more »


Ran a sailing - diving charter business in the Caribbean for several years before he started working in Special Effects. See more »


Big walrus moustache See more »

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