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Name: Bill Nye.                                                                     
Born: 27 November 1955 Washington, D.C.                                             
William Nye (born November 27, 1955 in Washington, D.C.) also known as "Bill       
Nye the Science Guy," is an American comedian, television host, science educator   
and mechanical engineer.                                                           
Nye began his career at Boeing where, among other things, he starred in training   
films and developed a hydraulic pressure resonance suppressor still used in the     
Boeing 747.                                                                         
Later, Nye worked as a consultant and in the aeronautics industry. Nye was also     
a member and fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry.                         
Nye told the St. Petersburg Times in 1999 that he applied to be a NASA astronaut   
every few years but was always rejected.                                           
After winning a Steve Martin look-alike contest, Nye began a dual career as an     
engineer by day and stand-up comic by night. This eventually transitioned           
into an exclusive entertainment career. Nye got his television start performing     
on a Seattle-area sketch comedy show called Almost Live!, and appeared regularly   
on the show for many seasons. It was on this show that "Bill Nye the Science Guy"   
was born. He left the show to start producing Bill Nye the Science Guy in           
1993. Once famous, Bill returned as a guest-star for an episode that opened with   
a skit of Nye not being recognized and having trouble entering the KING-TV         
building. Nye was also the assistant of Emmett "Doc" Brown in the live-action       
segments of Back to the Future: The Animated Series (1991–1993). In one episode, 
Bill corrected Doc Brown on the pronunciation of gigawatt (not jigawatt), only     
for Doc Brown to fire back with "Who are you, Bill Nye the science guy?"