Grant Imahara (1970–2020)


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Electronics wizard Grant Imahara has been behind the scenes of many top Hollywood films for years. An expert at animatronics, his skills were used extensively at George Lucas's Industrial Light & Magic, where his talent was demonstrated on various features including the Matrix sequels, the three Star Wars prequels, Spielberg's A.I. Artificial ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 49) in California, USA

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Known For

(2013-2017)
The Matrix Reloaded Visual Effects
(2003)
XXX: State of the Union Visual Effects
(2005)

Filmography

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  Zombie 360 (Short) (post-production)
Zombie
 2018 Drunk History (TV Series)
Frank Inouye
- World War II (2018) ... Frank Inouye
 2013-2017 Star Trek Continues (TV Series)
Sulu
- To Boldly Go: Part II (2017) ... Sulu
- To Boldly Go: Part I (2017) ... Sulu
- What Ships Are For (2017) ... Sulu
- Still Treads the Shadow (2017) ... Sulu
- Embracing the Winds (2016) ... Sulu
 2015 Muzzled the Musical (TV Series)
Robot Knight
- Pilot (2015) ... Robot Knight
 2015 Star Trek: Renegades (TV Series)
Lt. Masaru
- Pilot (2015) ... Lt. Masaru
 2015 Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (TV Movie)
Lodge
 2014 The Finer Things (Short)
Tea Patron
 2014 The Realms of Labyrinth (TV Series)
Tea Guest
- The Finer Things (2014) ... Tea Guest
 2014 Goblin Kitchen: Labyrinth Masquerade (Short)
Tea Guest
 2012-2014 Avengers Assemble! (TV Series)
Kang
- Villains Therapy (2014) ... Kang
- Conquered (2012) ... Kang
 2014 Caper (TV Series)
- Psycho Path (2014)
 2013 Shelf Life (TV Series)
Zhou Solo
- Shelf of the Dead, Part 1 (2013) ... Zhou Solo
 2013 Team Unicorn (TV Series)
General Grant
- For the Win (2013) ... General Grant
 2012 S.H.I.E.L.D.E.D. (Short)
Grant Imahara
 2012 Star Trek Continues: The Vignettes (TV Series)
Sulu
- You've Got the Conn (2012) ... Sulu
- Turnabout Intruder (2012) ... Sulu
 2012 Eureka (TV Series)
EMO Robot Scientist
- Just Another Day... (2012) ... EMO Robot Scientist
 2012 The League of S.T.E.A.M. (TV Series)
Sir Angus De Cranium
- Curses! (2012) ... Sir Angus De Cranium
 2011 The Guild (TV Series short)
Grant Imahara
- Invite Accepted (2011) ... Grant Imahara
- Social Traumas (2011)
- Ends and Begins (2011) ... Grant Imahara
 2001 R2-D2: Beneath the Dome (TV Short)
Artoo's Technician
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Alternate Names:

Grant Grim-Ahara

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Regarding MythBusters (2003): We're insured by the same people who do Jackass (2000). Once I heard that, I knew we were with the right people. (Source: Geek Monthly, January 2008, p. 35)

Trivia:

While working at Industrial Light & Magic, Grant was on a team that rebuilt the Energizer Bunny (the model that is still in use in commercials). They built and operated three bunnies. Each bunny requires three operators (head, hands, and driver). Grant began as the arms man, and moved up to become the driver. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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