Jamie Hyneman


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Jamie Hyneman is a jack of all trades. Graduate in Russian language and literature from Indiana University, 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 ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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MythBusters Producer
(2003-2018)
The Matrix Reloaded Special Effects
(2003)

Filmography

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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.

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

M5 Industries | Twitter

Alternate Names:

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

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Spouse:

Eileen Walsh
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Personal Quote:

When Domino's Pizza approached M5 Industries and asked us to design and build the Steak Fanatic Pizza Couch, I knew it was something we wanted to be part of. The Steak Fanatic Pizza Couch is like a guy's dream come true -- only the coolest gadgets and Domino's Pizza all within arm's reach. See more »

Trivia:

Grew up on a apple farm near Columbus, Indiana while his mother worked at the Graduate School library at Indiana University. See more »

Trademark:

Big walrus moustache See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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