Grant Imahara, robot engineer and builder extraordinaire on Mythbusters has passed away at the way-too-young age of 49.
Grant’s resume reads like a geek’s dream. Worked on the Star Wars prequels (operating R2-D2 no less), competed in BattleBots, built countless robots and gadgets for Mythbusters, and even played Sulu on Star Trek Continues.
Other celebrity passings:
Kelly Preston, wife of John Travolta and co-star of such genre films as Sky High, SpaceCamp, and Battlefield Earth, has passed away from breast cancer.
Naya Rivera of Glee fame has died in a drowning accident.
He was a great Sulu! He even appeared in The Guild. May he rest well.
Shocking news about Grant. He had an infectious curiosity on Mythbusters.
Brain aneurysm. There’s no predicting how life will go sometime.