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Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr.

Biography

The co-recipient (with Russell Alan Hulse) from the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physics, he’s well-known for his finding of a fresh selection of pulsar, a binary pulsar, which he and Hulse named PSR B1913+16. After obtaining his bachelor’s level in physics from Haverford University and his doctorate in astronomy from Harvard College or university, he approved a professorship in the College or university of Massachusetts Amherst. He trained at Princeton College or university from 1980 until 2006. The boy of Quakers Joseph and Sylvia Taylor, he spent his start in Philadelphia, Pa, and the others of his youngsters in Cinnaminson Township, NJ. His sibling, Harold E. Taylor, also got a career like a physicist. He and fellow physicist Kenneth Wilson are both recipients from the Wolf Reward as well as the Nobel Reward.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth March 29, 1941
Place Of Birth Philadelphia, PA
Profession Scientist
Education Moorestown Friends School, Harvard University, Haverford College
Nationality American
Awards Nobel Prize in Physics, Wolf Prize in Physics, Albert Einstein Medal, Henry Draper Medal, MacArthur Fellowship, Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics, John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science, Magellanic Premium
Star Sign Aries

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#Fact
1Met his ex-wife, Paula Devicq, when they were both on the TV series 100 Centre Street (2001).


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sweet Virginia2017post-productionTom Barrett
The Glamour of it All2014Short completedDave
Sneaky Pete2017TV SeriesFrank
Dr. Del2016TV MovieAce
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2004-2016TV SeriesMickey D'Angelo / Jamie Barrigan
Café Society2016Nat (uncredited)
Blue Bloods2016TV SeriesRonnie D'Angelo
Wall Street2014TV MovieShaw
Playing It Cool2014Priest (uncredited)
The Trials of Cate McCall2013Officer Duncan
Masters of Sex2013TV SeriesStan
Altered Minds2013Leonard Shellner
Mistresses2013TV SeriesGeorge Dingess
Seven Psychopaths2012Al
The Dark Knight Rises2012DWP Man
Dead Man's Burden2012E.J. Lane
Common Law2012TV SeriesKenny
The Mentalist2012TV SeriesOscar
Seven Days in Utopia2011Martin Chislom
Justified2011TV SeriesDoyle Bennett
Lie to Me2010TV SeriesCab Driver / Jogger
La soga2009Simon Burr
For a Fistful of Diamonds2009Detective Davis
Numb3rs2007TV SeriesJonas Grover
Life2007TV SeriesRay
Close to Home2006-2007TV SeriesDetective / Detective Vance / D.A. Investigator
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip2007TV SeriesTim Batale
Dexter2006TV SeriesSgt. McKay
Heavens Fall2006Joseph Brodsky
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2006TV SeriesDamon
Grey's Anatomy2005TV SeriesWeiss
Solidarity.2005ShortAndrzej
Law & Order1993-2005TV SeriesDavey Buckley / Brown / Wayne 'Skank' Jeffers
House M.D.2005TV SeriesJoey Arnello
Scared Slim2005ShortSam Houston Davis
The Breakup Artist2004Jim Verdi
CSI: Miami2004TV SeriesDoorman Kevin Dowell
Line of Fire2003TV SeriesRoddy Hogan
Anything Else2003Bill
Third Watch1999-2003TV SeriesHomicide Detective / Detective
Washington Heights2002Gunman
100 Centre Street2001-2002TV SeriesBobby Esposito
Brooklyn Sonnet2000Nunzio
Lost Souls2000Irked Motorist
Bamboozled2000Task Force Leader (uncredited)
The Contender2000Paul Smith (as Joe Taylor)
Now and Again2000TV SeriesRabblerouser
Summer of Sam1999Ron
He Got Game1998Crudup
Girl 61996Caller #3 / Caller #16

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Glamour of it All2014Short executive producer / producer completed

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Glamour of it All2014Short completed

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Glamour of it All2014Short writer completed

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Le 100 Centre Street De Sidney Lumet2002TV Movie documentaryHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005Jury AwardNewport Beach Film FestivalBest ActorThe Breakup Artist (2004)


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