Grant Imahara

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Born: in Los Angeles, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (10)

Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Mythbusters 2003 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Mythbusters: Walking Dead Special 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Host

Mythbusters: Breaking Bad Special 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Host

Eureka 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Mythbusters: Jawsome Shark Special 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Host

Sharkzilla 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Mythbusters: Shark Week Special 2 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Host

MythBusters: Holiday Special 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Mythbusters: Jaws Special 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor
Visual Effects & Animation (7)

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 2005 (Movie)

(Industrial Light & Magic) (Modelmaker)

XXX: State of the Union 2005 (Movie)

(ILM) (Modelmaker)

Van Helsing 2004 (Movie)

(ILM) (Modelmaker)

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines 2003 (Movie)

(Industrial Light & Magic) (Modelmaker)

Galaxy Quest 1999 (Movie)

model maker(ILM/rock monster character design unit) (Visual Effects)

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace 1999 (Movie)

model maker(miniature unit/ILM) (Visual Effects)

The Lost World: Jurassic Park 1997 (Movie)

model maker/miniatures unit(Industrial Light & Magic) (Miniatures)

Relationships

Jennifer Newman Assistant

Domestic Partner

EDUCATION

University of Southern California

1993

Milestones

2006

Published the book Kickin' Bot: An Illustrated Guide to Building Combat Robots.

2005

Became a regular host on the series "MythBusters."

1997

Worked as a model maker on the film "The Lost World: Juassic Park" with Industrial Light & Magic.

1993

Was hired as an engineer at LucasFilm.

Bonus Trivia

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Considered switching majors in college from electrical engineering to screenwriting, but was inspired to stick with his major and use it in the film and TV setting after studying with professor Tomlinson Holman at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

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Is one of only three official operators for the robot R2D2 at LucasFilm.

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Helped rebuild the Energizer Bunny while working for Industrial Light & Magic.

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Once created a lifelike animatronic version of "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" sidekick Geoff Peterson.

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