Stephen Hawking

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Born: 01/07/1942 in OxfordUK

Filmography

Actor (22)

David Blaine: Real or Magic 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

Hawking 2013 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Unbelievers 2013 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Stephen Hawking's Grand Design 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Surviving Progress 2012 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Curiosity 2011 (Tv Show)

Host

Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Masters of Science Fiction 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Host

The 11th Hour 2007 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Simpsons 1999 - 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 (Tv Show)

Voice

Futurama 2000 (Tv Show)

Voice

Universe 2001: Beyond the Millennium 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Great Composers 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Bioperfection: Building the New Human Race 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Black Holes: The Ultimate Abyss 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Stephen Hawking's Universe 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

A Brief History of Time 1992 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Astronomers 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Alien Planet (TV Show)

Himself
Writer (2)

A Brief History of Time 1992 (Movie)

("A Brief History of Time") (Book as Source Material)

A Brief History of Time 1992 (Movie)

("A Brief History of Time") (Book as Source Material)

EDUCATION

University of Oxford

1959 - 1962
Physics/Chemistry

Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge

1966 - 1969
Research Fellowship

Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge

1962 - 1966
General Relativity/Cosmology

Milestones

2009

Awarded Presidental Medal of Freedom

2001

Publishes The Universe in a Nutshell

1992

Documentary "A Brief History of Time" is released

1989

Made a Companion of Honour

1988

Publishes A Brief History of Time

1982

Named Commander of the Order of the British Empire

1973

Publishes first book, The Large Scale Structure of Time-Space

1966

Obtains PhD from Oxford

Bonus Trivia

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Earned a reputation while at Gonville and Caius for reckless wheelchair piloting.

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Co-authored three children's books with daughter Lucy, including George's Secret Key to the Universe in 2007.

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Experienced zero gravity in 2007 while in a flight simulator.

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Among his more controversial theories include his belief in alien life, his theory that computer viruses are a form of life, and that human engineering would be necessary to avoid being declared obsolete by computers.

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Appeared as himself on "The Big Bang Theory."

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Voted one of the 100 Greatest Britons by a 2002 BBC poll.

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Expressed support for assisted suicide for terminally ill individuals in 2013.

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Has participated in advertisements for National Savings, British Telcom and other companies.

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His synthesized voice was recorded for the 1999 single "Keep Talking" by Pink Floyd.

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Was one of the youngest scientists ever inducted into the Royal Society.

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