Neil DeGrasse Tyson

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Born: 10/05/1958 in New York, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (26)

2016 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Presenter

Star Talk 2014 - 2017 (TV Show)

Host

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 2016 (Movie)

(Himself)

Conan 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

Ice Age: Collision Course 2016 (Movie)

Neil deBuck Weasel (Voice)

Real Time with Bill Maher 2011 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Interviewee

Regular Show 2016 (Tv Show)

Voice

The Jim Gaffigan Show 2016 (Tv Show)

Himself

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

Zoolander No. 2 2016 (Movie)

(Himself)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine 2015 (Tv Show)

Himself

Hot Sugar's Cold World 2015 (Movie)

(Himself)

Saving My Tomorrow 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Voice

Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Host

Gravity Falls 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Late Night with Seth Meyers 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

The Daily Show 2011 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Guest

Rock Center with Brian Williams 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

The City Dark 2012 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Big Bang Theory 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Origins 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Host

Cathedrals in the Sky 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (1)

Star Talk 2014 - 2017 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

EDUCATION

Harvard University

1980
Physics

Columbia University

1989
Astrophysics

Milestones

2009

Begins run as host of StarTalk Radio

2007

Chosen to be regular on The History Channel's 'The Universe'

2006

Hired as on-camera host/executive producer: PBS's NOVA scienceNOW

2006

Appointed by head of NASA to serve on Advisory Council

2004

Appointed by President Bush to serve on nine-member "Moon, Mars, and Beyond" commission

2004

Hosted four-part Origins miniseries of PBS's Nova

2001

Appointed by President Bush to serve on 12-member commission to study Future of US Aerospace Industry

1995

Monthly essayist for Natural History magazine

Bonus Trivia

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Began giving science lectures at age 15, from Parlemagazine.com 2012.

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"Every account of a higher power that I've seen described, of all religions that I've seen, include many statements with regard to the benevolence of that power. When I look at the universe and all the ways the universe wants to kill us, I find it hard to reconcile that with statements of beneficence."from'Neil deGrasse Tyson at UB: God and Science' YouTube.com Apr. 9, 2010.

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"I can't agree to the claims by atheists that I'm one of that community."from'Neil deGrasse Tyson - Called by the Universe' YouTube.comJan. 1, 2011

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First-hand account of his witnessing 9-11 attacks included in 2008 documentary, '102 Minutes That Changed America'

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Appeared as himself in Action Comics #14 (January 2013) in which he determines Superman's home planet, Krypton, orbited the red dwarf LHS 2520 in the constellation Corvus 27.1 lightyears from Earth. Tyson assisted DC Comics in selecting the real-life star that would be an appropriate parent star to Krypton, and picked Corvus (Latin for "'crow') which is also the mascot of Superman's high school, the Smallville Crows, from New York Post Nov. 5, 2012

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A wine enthusiast whose collection has been featured in the May 2000 issue of 'Wine Spectator' and Spring 2005 issue 'The World of Fine Wine'

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