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Jamie Hyneman

Biography

Co-host from the strike Discovery Route series Mythbusters who have also created the automatic robot Blendo, that was deemed too dangerous on Automatic robot Wars. He gained a qualification in Russian linguistics from Indiana College or university. He also done special effects for most movies, like the Matrix series. He wedded Eileen Walsh in 1989. He co-hosted the display Mythbusters with Adam Savage.

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Full Name Jamie Hyneman
Date Of Birth September 25, 1956
Place Of Birth Marshall, MI
Height 1.78 m
Profession Reality Star
Education Villanova University, Indiana University Bloomington
Nationality American
Spouse Eileen Walsh
Siblings Craig Hyneman
Awards Primetime Emmy Award
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality Program, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Structured Reality Program, ASTRA Awards for Favourite International Personality or Actor
Movies The Darwin Awards
TV Shows MythBusters
Star Sign Libra

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Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
MythBusters2010-2015TV Series documentary executive producer - 52 episodes
Dangerous Toys2014TV Movie documentary executive producer
Unchained Reaction2012TV Series executive producer - 4 episodes

Special Effects

Special Effects

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Matrix Revolutions2003special effects technician
The Matrix Reloaded2003special effects technician
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones2002special effects technician
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace1999special effects technician
Flubber1997animatronics technician
Dracula1992special effects technician - uncredited
Naked Lunch1991animatronics technician - as James Hynemar
Arachnophobia1990special effects technician
Rude Awakening1989special effects technician
RoboCop1987special effects crew - uncredited
Top Gun1986special effects crew - uncredited

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wrestling Isn't Wrestling2015Video documentary shortNon-Fan
Phineas and Ferb2014TV SeriesOffice Stormtrooper #2
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2008TV SeriesLab Technician
The Darwin Awards2006Army Dude

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
BattleBots2000TV Series competitor / robot builder

Art Department

Art Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Ketchup and Mustard Man1994Short sets

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
MythBusters2003-2016TV Series documentaryHimself - Host
Buzz: AT&T Original Documentaries2010-2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
Dangerous Toys2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
2013 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming / Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming / Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking / ...
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Unchained Reaction2012TV SeriesHimself - Host
CBS News Sunday Morning2012TV SeriesHimself - Host, 'Mythbusters' (segment "No Foolin'")
The Simpsons2012TV SeriesHimself
The Colbert Report2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Punkin Chunkin2010TV MovieHimself - Host
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear2010TV SpecialHimself
YouTube Live2008TV MovieHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2005-2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Beyond Tomorrow2005-2006TV Series documentaryHimself - MythBuster

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
MythBusters2004-2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Host

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Structured Reality ProgramMythBusters (2003)· Adam Savage (executive producer)
· Dan Tapster (executive producer)
· John Luscombe (executive producer)
· Joshua C. Berkley (executive producer)
· Steve Christiansen (supervising producer)
· Eric Haven (producer)
· Dennis Kwon (producer)
· Jacquelyn Marker (producer)
· Yvette Solis (producer)
2015Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Structured Reality ProgramMythBusters (2003)· Dan Tapster (executive producer)
· Adam Savage (executive producer)
· John Luscombe (executive producer)
· Joshua C. Berkley (executive producer)
· Cameo Wallace (executive producer)
· Steve Christiansen (supervising producer)
· Yvette Solis (producer)
· Eric Haven (producer)
· Dennis Kwon (producer)
2014Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Structured Reality ProgramMythBusters (2003)· Adam Savage (executive producer)
· John Luscombe (executive producer)
· Cameo Wallace (executive producer)
· Dan Tapster (executive producer)
· Lauren Gray Williams (senior producer)
· Steve Christiansen (senior producer)
· Linda Wolkovitch (producer)
· Eric Haven (producer)
· Dennis Kwon (producer)
2013Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality ProgramMythBusters (2003)· Adam Savage (executive producer)
· Dan Tapster (executive producer)
· John Luscombe (executive producer)
· Cameo Wallace (executive producer)
· Lauren Gray Williams (senior producer)
· Steve Christiansen (senior producer)
· Dennis Kwon (producer)
· Linda Wolkovitch (producer)
· Brian Dean (producer)
2012Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality ProgramMythBusters (2003)· Adam Savage (executive producer)
· Dan Tapster (executive producer)
· Tracy Rudolph (executive producer)
· Alice Dallow (producer)
· Lauren Gray Williams (producer)
2011Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality ProgramMythBusters (2003)· Adam Savage (executive producer)
· Dan Tapster (executive producer)
· John Luscombe (executive producer)
· Tracy Rudolph (executive producer for discovery channel)
· Alice Dallow (producer)
· Lauren Gray Williams (producer)


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