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Jared Diamond

Jared Diamond was born on September 10, 1937 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Jared Mason Diamond. He is known for his work on Guns, Germs, and Steel (2005), Collapse: Based on the Book by Jared Diamond (2010) and Earth 2100 (2009). See full bio »

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 2010 Collapse: Based on the Book by Jared Diamond (TV Movie documentary) (based on the book by)
 2005 Guns, Germs, and Steel (TV Mini-Series documentary) (book - 3 episodes)
- Tropics (2005) ... (book)
- Out of Eden (2005) ... (book)
- Conquest (2005) ... (book)
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 2010 Collapse: Based on the Book by Jared Diamond (TV Movie documentary) (consultant - uncredited)
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 2010 Beneath the Beauty (Documentary) (thanks)
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 2013 Sekai no eichi 6 nin ga kataru mirai e no teigen (TV Mini-Series)
Himself (as Jaredo Daiamondo)
 2013 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
- Episode dated 27 May 2013 (2013) ... Himself
 2007-2013 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
Himself - Guest / Himself
- Jared Diamond (2013) ... Himself - Guest
- Jared Diamond (2007) ... Himself
 2011 Extraordinary Minds: Jared Diamond (Video)
 2010 Collapse: Based on the Book by Jared Diamond (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Author of Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
 2009 Earth 2100 (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 The Dodo's Guide to Surviving Extinction (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Prof Jared Diamond)
 2005 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series)
- Episode #1.112 (2005) ... Himself
 2005 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
- Episode dated 24 January 2005 (2005) ... Himself
 2005 Guns, Germs, and Steel (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Tropics (2005) ... Himself
- Out of Eden (2005) ... Himself
- Conquest (2005) ... Himself

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Alternate Names:

Jaredo Daiamondo | Prof Jared Diamond

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Some of my New Guinea friends have told me about being involved in the last tribal wars, and today - there they are - with their T-shirts and boom boxes. When those who grew up with stone tools and fire drills see steel axes and matches, they want steel axes and matches. So their society changes, but there's still a lot traditional they retain. See more »

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