Bill Nye Biography (1955-)

Full name, William S. Nye; born November 27, 1955, in Washington, DC; son ofNed Nye. Addresses: Agent: William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, writer, producer, consultant
Birth Details
November 27, 1955
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Himself, Ellen's Energy Adventure, 1996
  • Film Work
  • Science consultant, Flubber (also known as Disney's "Flubber: The Absent Minded Professor"), Buena Vista, 1997
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Various, Almost Live!, 1984
  • The Science Guy (live-action bumpers), Back to the Future, CBS, 1991
  • Host, Bill Nye, the Science Guy, syndicated, 1993-94, then PBS, 1994-2000
  • Technical expert, BattleBots (also known as Comedy Central's "BattleBots"), Comedy Central, 2000
  • Host, The Eyes of Nye, 2005
  • Movies
  • Science teacher, Principal Takes a Holiday, ABC, 1998
  • Specials
  • Walt Disney World's Very Merry Christmas Parade, 1993
  • Walt Disney World's Happy Easter Parade, 1994
  • The Making of EPCOT's Innoventions, The Disney Channel, 1994
  • Earth Day at Walt Disney World, The Disney Channel, 1996
  • Narrator, Astronauts (documentary), PBS, 1997
  • Host, Absent Minded Inventions and the Search for Flubber with Bill Nye, the Science Guy, ABC, 1997
  • Narrator, Astronauts, 1997
  • VH1 Big in '03, 2003
  • Episodic
  • Himself, MMC, 1989
  • Guest, Late Night with David Letterman, 1992
  • Himself, "Boo!," Space Ghost Coast to Coast, Cartoon Network, 1996
  • Himself, "Sharing," Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, PBS, 1997
  • Mr. Stone, "Guilt," Get Real, Fox, 2000
  • Himself, Win Ben Stein's Money, Comedy Central, 2001
  • Also appeared in "The Science of Sex and Attraction," Turn Ben Stein On, Comedy Central.
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Technical advisor, Back to the Future, CBS, 1991
  • Producer, Bill Nye, the Science Guy, syndicated, 1993-94, then PBS, 1994-2000
  • Science producer, Bill Nye, the Science Guy, PBS, 1999-2000
  • Movies
  • Scientific consultant, Principal Takes a Holiday, ABC, 1998
  • RECORDINGS
  • Video Tapes
  • Appeared in Fabulous Wetlands, Washington State Department of Ecology.
  • WRITINGS
  • Television Series
  • Almost Live!, c. 1984-89
  • Bill Nye, the Science Guy, syndicated, 1993-94, then PBS, 1994-2000
  • Television Specials
  • Absent Minded Inventions and the Search for Flubber with Bill Nye, theScience Guy, ABC, 1997
  • Nonfiction
  • Big Blue Ocean, Disney Press, 1999
  • Also wrote Bill Nye, the Science Guy's Big Blast of Science, Addison-Wesley; Bill Nye, the Science Guy's Please Consider the Following,Disney Press.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • St. Petersburg Times, October 11, 1999

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