Peace, Grant," Wilson tweeted. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grant Imahara, the longtime host of Discovery Channel’s “Mythbusters,” died from a brain aneurysm, the network said Tuesday. Grant Imahara, a former host of the Discovery Channel show “Mythbusters,” reportedly died on Monday of a brain aneurysm. Grant Imahara was an electrical engineer and roboticist who was best known for hosting “MythBusters” and “White Rabbit Project.”. “I’ve been part of two big families with Grant Imahara over the last 22 years. pic.twitter.com/8zE2afcwSu, I just cannot believe it. The trio later reunited to host Netflix’s investigative series “White Rabbit Project.”, A ‘Mythbusters’ farewell to Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara. California will prioritize COVID-19 vaccine by age, not occupation, in next rounds. Factors increasing the risk of brain aneurysm include older age, smoking, high blood pressure and drug abuse, the Mayo Clinic says. Watch Jimmy Fallon clean it up. Also, women are affected more often than men. ‘These gloves aren’t even for COVID — just for this office,’ Jimmy Fallon joked while tidying up his NBC colleague Steve Kornacki’s haphazard quarters. Grant Imahara’s death isn’t the only tragedy to afflict the Mythbusters community, with the show the centre of a so-called ‘Mythbusters curse’. Grant Imahara, the engineer and roboticist who helped test some of the world’s most famous rumors on the iconic Discovery Channel series “Mythbusters,” has died. This isn’t real. Screen icon and climate activist Jane Fonda will receive the prestigious Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 2021 Golden Globes next month. The state will accelerate vaccine eligibility based on age under new plan announced by Gov. Born Grant Masaru Imahara on Oct. 23, 1970, in Los Angeles, he studied electrical engineering at USC before going to work as an animatronics engineer and model maker for Industrial Light & Magic, a designer of movie special effects that was founded by George Lucas. According to his IMDB page, Imahara lent his filmography skills to various television shows over the years. No words. Counties will make the final call, however. I’ll miss my friend. Executive producer for "Mythbusters" Grant Wilson also mourned Imahara's death, writing on Twitter that he is "completely shocked and saddened" by the news. Grant Imahara, electrical engineer and longtime TV host of Discovery’s “MythBusters,” has died after suffering a brain aneurysm. Grant was a truly brilliant engineer, artist and performer, but also just such a generous, easygoing, and gentle PERSON. Died: July 13, 2020 (Who else died on July 13? Imahara, an electrical engineer by trade, co-hosted the pop-science show from 2005 to 2014. Grant Imahara, who was the co-host of Discovery Channel’s ‘MythBusters’ and Netflix’s ‘White Rabbit Project,’ reportedly died of a brain aneurysm on Monday. Quotes displayed in real-time or delayed by at least 15 minutes. All rights reserved. Grant Imahara, a former host of the Discovery Channel show “Mythbusters,” reportedly died on Monday of a brain aneurysm. Grant Imahara, a longtime host of the Discovery Channel show "Mythbusters," died of a brain aneurysm, Fox News has learned. Working with Grant was so much fun. I’m at a loss. Goodbye buddy.”, Heartbroken and in shock tonight. Imahara also put his electronics expertise into numerous film projects, working as a visual effects artist in the “Star Wars,” “Matrix,” “Terminator” and “Jurassic Park” franchises, among other films. ‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’ led Tuesday’s Film Independent Spirit Awards nods. Discovery said on its website that Imahara had dedicated his life to using his skills to make people smile. “MythBusters” stars, from left, Kari Byron, Grant Imahara, Jamie Hyneman and Tory Belleci arrive at the 2013 Creative Arts Emmy Awards. Grant Imahara, a big part of the "MythBusters" team, has died ... from a brain aneurysm.. A former CNBC analyst, Kudlow will have a daily program on the Fox Business Network. Amanda Gorman signs with IMG Models, but we all know it’s the presidency she’s after. "We are heartbroken to hear this sad news about Grant. Powered and implemented by FactSet Digital Solutions. In August 2019, another tragedy struck the "Mythbusters" cast when former host and professional racer Jessi Combs died during a stunt in Oregon. Grant Imahara, 'Mythbusters' Electrical Engineer And Robotics Wiz, Dies At 49 Imahara was best known as a member of the "Build Team" on the Discovery Channel's … He was 49. He was 49. “We are heartbroken to hear this sad news about Grant. Chartthrob Steve Kornacki’s office was a hot mess. Grant was a truly brilliant engineer, artist and performer, but also just such a generous, easygoing, and gentle PERSON. The Discovery Channel confirmed Imahara’s death in a statement late Monday. Former Trump economic advisor Larry Kudlow joins Fox News as a host. or redistributed. The television personality was 49 years old. He was 49 years old. "I’m at a loss. He was 49. Imahara co-hosted more than 200 episodes of “Mythbusters,” beginning with season 3 in 2005 through 2014. Working with Grant was so much fun. About 6.5 million people in the U.S. have an unruptured brain aneurysm, most of which are asymptomatic and go undetected. Working with Grant was so much fun. ©2021 FOX News Network, LLC. Grant was a truly brilliant engineer, artist and performer, but also just such a generous, easygoing, and gentle PERSON. The spokesperson said the network was notified that a brain aneurysm was the cause for Imahara's death but did not have any additional information to provide. He was an important part of our Discovery family and a really wonderful man. CBS suspends top TV station executives after L.A. Times investigation. Adam Savage is "at a loss" after the sudden death of Grant Imahara, who died suddenly at the age of 49 after suffering a brain aneurysm. What’s on TV tonight, Tuesday, Jan. 26: “Big Sky” on ABC; “Frontline” looks at the presidency of Donald Trump, and more. Grant Imahara earned himself a cult following of sorts when he joined the then-fledgling cast of MythBusters.But thanks to the hit Discovery show, … Chadwick Boseman was nominated and women dominated the director category. I’ve been part of two big families with Grant Imahara over the last 22 years. Market data provided by Factset. You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times. GRANT Imahara, the former host of Mythbusters, has died aged 49 of a brain aneurysm. What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘For Life’ on ABC and more, An unsolved mystery at L.A.'s infamous Cecil Hotel heads to Netflix. He was 49. After leaving “Mythbusters,” Imahara went on to co-host Netflix’s “White Rabbit Project” for its one season in 2016. Grant Imahara, host of Discovery Channel's "MythBusters" and Netflix's "White Rabbit Project," has died, according to a statement from the Discovery Channel. Bella Fowler BellaFowler93. The Tragic Death Of MythBusters Host Grant Imahara Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images By Anna Papachristos / July 14, 2020 10:43 am EST / Updated: July 14, 2020 10:53 am EST I’ve been part of two big families with Grant Imahara over the last 22 years. We were just talking on the phone. Now, Netflix’s “Crime Scene” looks at one guest’s disappearance. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, Imahara joined the hit science show “MythBusters” in 2005 as the beloved “geek” of the squad, operating electronics and building robots until he left the program along with cohosts Kari Byron and Tory Belleci in 2014. He has built several robots that were required in the show, and he also operated many computers and has also made a bunch of tests to bust the myths around them. — Grant Imahara (@grantimahara) January 31, 2020 Following electronic engineer’s sudden death, fellow former Mythbuster ‘s host Adam Savage tweeted , “I’m at a loss. She was previously a Times intern after graduating from UCLA and has also worked at Variety, the Hollywood Reporter and CNN. According to the Mayo Clinic, a brain aneurysm is a ballooning in a blood vessel in the brain. “I don’t even know what to say. He is very popularly known for his work on the television show Mythbusters. Grant Imahara, a roboticist, electrical engineer and host of the hit science show "Mythbusters," died suddenly at age 49, the Hollywood Reporter said Monday. The yearly rate of rupture is about 10 in 100,000 people, according to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation. ', Lindsay Lohan asks TikTok user to take down her viral Cameo video, Ricki Lake shows off hair growth, opens up about hair loss and decision to shave her head last year, Former 'Real Housewives' star Barbara Kavovit announces run for NYC mayor. Quotes displayed in real-time or delayed by at least 15 minutes. “Mythbusters” hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman closed out their most recent season on Thursday with a special farewell to “Mythbusters” co-hosts Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara. He was an important part of our Discovery family and a really wonderful man. Grant Imahara dies at the age of 49: Grant Masaru Imahara was an American electrical engineer, robotics, and a television host. Legal Statement. Internet star JoJo Siwa shuns labels after coming out: ‘I’m not ready to say’. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family," the statement reads. Grant Imahara inspects the egg-breaking machine. It is understood Imahara died suddenly following a … Powered and implemented by FactSet Digital Solutions. Grant was a truly brilliant engineer, artist and performer, but also just such a generous, easygoing, and gentle PERSON. He saw science fiction, namely the droids in “Star Wars,” as an inspiration for creating and engineering robots. It's always sad to find out that we've lost an adored celebrity, and it was no different when Grant Imahara unexpectedly died on July 13, 2020 at the age of 49. This isn’t real.”, “I just cannot believe it,” Belleci wrote. Always intelligent, fun, a little weird, & a true delight. The spokesperson said the network was notified that a brain aneurysm was the cause for Imahara's death but did not have any additional information to provide. He was 49. 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Inside CBS’ fraught investigation into allegations of racism and misogyny. The network said that he was one of the few trained operators for the famed R2-D2 droid from the “Star Wars” franchise and that he engineered the Energizer Bunny’s popular rhythmic beat. A spokesperson for Discovery reacted to the news of Imahara's passing in a statement shared with Fox News early Tuesday. Grant Masaru Imahara was born in Los Angeles on Oct. 23, 1970. “We were just talking on the phone. Teen abortion drama ‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’ tops Independent Spirit noms. Grant Imahara, an electrical engineer best known as part of the build team on the long-running Discovery series MythBusters, died Monday, The New York Times reports. "We are heartbroken to hear this sad news about Grant. He was 49. YouTube star JoJo Siwa fielded fan questions about her recent coming out, explaining why she isn’t into labels and that coming out shouldn’t have a stigma. ELVIS PRESLEY’S PRIVATE NURSE EXPLAINS WHY THE KING WAS 'MISERABLE' DURING HIS FINAL YEARS. I don’t even know what to say. He… Mutual Fund and ETF data provided by Refinitiv Lipper. Grant Imahara, an electrical engineer and roboticist who hosted the popular science show MythBusters and Netflix's White Rabbit Project, has died. These are the women’s stories. Information on survivors was not immediately available. Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines are here. "I had the pleasure of knowing @grantimahara  for many years, & considered him a friend. All rights reserved. No words. Christi Carras is an entertainment reporter at the Los Angeles Times. A ruptured aneurysm causes sudden and severe symptoms like an extreme headache and, in many cases, death. My heart is broken. The action by state officials means restaurants and gyms could soon reopen outdoor services. JOHN TRAVOLTA LOST GIRLFRIEND DIANA HYLAND TO BREAST CANCER DECADES BEFORE KELLY PRESTON, Comedian Desus Nice called Imahara "the mythbuster gawd who always came thru with the energy and the wild engineering.". UPDATED with cause of death: Grant Imahara, a former MythBusters and White Rabbit Project host who earlier worked as a modelmaker for Industrial Light + Magic, died Monday of a a brain aneurysm. And she’s serious about being president. A Times review of court filings, CBS’ internal communications and interviews with two dozen current and former CBS television station employees found that many were troubled by the outcome of the investigation and questioned the company’s commitment to cleaning up its culture. This year’s Golden Globes will honor Jane Fonda with Cecil B. DeMille Award. He was 49. No words,” Savage tweeted. The TV presenter, who shot to fame for his technical expertise in creating robots on … As a Robotics Expert, Imahara Consulted With Disney Imagineering, ILM & ‘The Late … HOW KELLY PRESTON SPENT HER FINAL YEARS WHILE PRIVATELY BATTLING CANCER. Market data provided by Factset. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family,” it read. He was 49 years old. He also made … “We are … Tributes are flowing in following the shock death of former Mythbusters host Grant Imahara on Monday at the age of just 49. Byron, Belleci and fellow “MythBusters” alum Adam Savage all wrote tributes to their late friend and colleague, sharing goofy behind-the-scenes photos from their “many adventures.”, “Heartbroken and in shock tonight,” Byron tweeted. Mutual Fund and ETF data provided by Refinitiv Lipper. Imahara, who starred alongside Savage on MythBusters, also hosted Netflix's White Rabbit Project, and was a trained electrical engineer and roboticist who worked for a long time at Lucasfilm's THX and Industrial Light and Magic divisions. He worked at Lucasfilm for nine years. "We are heartbroken to hear this sad news about Grant. ©2021 FOX News Network, LLC. Grant Imahara, the former co-host of TV science shows Mythbusters and White Rabbit Project, has died suddenly at the age of 49. CBS took action after a Times report into complaints of racism and misogyny in the TV station group. Poet Amanda Gorman signed with the modeling agency to grow her profile through brand endorsements and editorial opportunities. He was 49. Goodbye buddy @grantimahara pic.twitter.com/HkLYaBK1dw, “I’m at a loss. The Cecil Hotel in DTLA had a rep as a home to prostitution, suicides and serial killers. I’ll miss my friend.”. No words. The Wide Shot brings you news, analysis and insights on everything from streaming wars to production — and what it all means for the future. Grant Imahara, a former host of the Discovery Channel show “Mythbusters” has died, according to a statement from Discovery. Grant Imahara, a former cohost of Discovery's MythBusters and host of White Rabbit Project on Netflix, "died suddenly" at the age of 49. He was 49. Newsom cancels California’s COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. Fox News Flash top entertainment headlines for July 14, Why 'The Rock' is endorsing THIS candidate, Netflix embraces racial indoctrination for children, HBO Max sizzle reel offers first look at 'Sopranos' prequel, other upcoming 2021 movies, Halsey announces she's pregnant: 'Surprise! Legal Statement. He holds television credits on "Star Trek Continues," "Muzzled the Musical," "The Realms of Labyrinth" and "Caper," among other shows. Adam Savage, former co-host of "Mythbusters," paid tribute to Imahara on Twitter. 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