Grant Imahara Dies: Former ‘MythBusters’ & ‘White Rabbit Project’ Host Was 49
Grant Imahara, the host of MythBusters and White Rabbit Project, has suffered a brain aneurysm and died at the age of 49. Imahara was host of Discovery channel’sMythBustersfrom its third season until 2014. In 2016, he joined formerMythBustersco-hosts, Kari Byron and Tory Belleci for Netflix's White Rabbit Project, which lasted one season.
Imahara was an expert electrical engineer and roboticist who worked at Lucasfilm’s THX labs and installed lights onto Star Wars' R2-D2, created the robot “Geoff Peterson” for The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson and worked on the Energizer Bunny.
His former co-stars took to social media to pay tribute to Imahara saying,"Sometimes I wish I had a time machine,"Belleci wrote alongside a picture of him with Imahara.
"I’m at a loss. No words. I’ve been part of two big families with Grant Imahara over the last 22 years. Grant was a truly brilliant engineer, artist, and performer, but also just such a generous, easygoing, and gentle PERSON. Working with Grant was so much fun. I’ll miss my friend,”tweeted MythBusters co-host Adam Savage.