LOS ANGELES —
Grant Imahara, the longtime host of Discovery Channel’s “Mythbusters,” died from a mind aneurysm, the community stated Tuesday.
Imahara died Monday on the age of 49.
“We’re heartbroken to listen to this sad news about Grant,” the community stated in an announcement. “He changed into a a will must keep in mind segment of our Discovery family and a extraordinarily extra special man. Our suggestions and prayers trudge out to his family.”
Alongside along with his “MythBusters” standing, Imahara changed into acknowledged for starring on Netflix’s “White Rabbit Project.” He modified into in model in Hollywood for his abilities in electronics and no longer too long in the past showcased his advent of a fully animatronic Shrimp one Yoda.
Discovery stated on its websites that Imahara dedicated his existence to using his abilities to originate other folks smile. The community stated he changed into one of many few knowledgeable operators for the notorious R2-D2 droid from the Celebrity Wars franchise and engineered the Energizer Bunny’s in model rhythmic beat.
Outmoded “MythBusters” co-host Adam Savage delivered a heartfelt message about Imahara on social media.
“I’m at a loss. No phrases,” Savage on Twitter. “I’ve been segment of two immense households with Grant Imahara over the supreme 22 years. Grant changed into a really brilliant engineer, artist and performer, but additionally correct this type of generous, easygoing, and light-weight PERSON. Working with Grant changed into so vital fun. I’ll trudge over my buddy.”
Kari Byron and Tory Belleci had been co-hosts with Imahara on “Mythbusters” and “White Rabbit Project.” Each stated they are heartbroken and alarmed by the recent death of their colleague and buddy.
“Heartbroken and in shock tonight. We had been correct speaking on the cell phone. This isn’t true,” stated Bryon on Twitter. She posted a chain of photos of Imahara and stated the two correct had a cell phone conversation.
“I correct can no longer factor in it,” Belleci stated. “I don’t even know what to explain. My coronary heart is broken. Goodbye buddy.