Adam Savage

2019 YBCA 100 Honoree

Adam Savage has worked in special effects on more than one hundred television commercials and a dozen feature films, including Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace and Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones. Alongside Jamie Hyneman, Savage produced and hosted MythBusters on the Discovery Channel from 2003 to 2016, totaling 279 episodes, 1,015 myths, 2,950 experiments, eight Emmy nominations, and 83 miles of duct tape. Today he hosts and executive produces MythBusters Jr. and Savage Builds.