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Grant Imahara

Grant Imahara

Mythbusters (build team member), electronics and radio control expert

Grant Imahara (October 1970 - July 2020) was an American electrical engineer and roboticist. Imahara's career spanned special effects work on major motion pictures including Th Lost World: Jurassic Park, the Star Wars prequels, The Matrix Reloaded, and other films, as part of his work with Industrial Light And Magic (ILM).

Imahara was co-host and member of the build team on the Discovery Channel show MythBusters from 2004 to 2014.

He returned with MythBusters co-hosts Tory Belecci and Kari Byron to co-host the Netflix series White Rabbit Project in 2016.

Imahara and his work made a number of other appearances in media. He was a successful builder of combat robots on the television series BattleBots and constructed a robot for The Late Show, hosted by Craig Ferguson.

Imahara died from the rupture of a brain anurysm on July 14, 2020.

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October 23, 1970
Grant Imahara was born in Los Angeles.

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