American industrial designer and television personality Adam Savage was born Adam Whitney Savage in 1967 in New York City. Long before Savage rose to fame for his role in the hit television series MythBusters, he grew up in Sleepy Hollow, inspired by the creativity of his father, who was a filmmaker and animator who contributed work to a number of television shows and films. Adam started his acting career while still in elementary school, appearing on such programs as Sesame Street.
By the time he was in his late teens, Adam Savage’s love of acting had given way to his love of designing. Although still very much immersed in the television and theater of New York, Savage turned instead to graphic design, animation, and eventually special effects. In 2006, Adam began co-hosting MythBusters for the Discovery Channel. The role has made him a household name, although he also hosts the network’s show Unchained Reaction. In addition, Adam Savage has contributed special effects and designs to such notable films as the Matrix Reloaded and Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones.
Today, Adam Savage can still be seen in his television hosting roles, and he also co-hosts a weekly podcast, Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project. The popular podcast began in the summer of 2012 and continues to this day, with each episode featuring a conversation between Adam and his guests, as they explore a variety of topics related to film, science, and popular culture.