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John Nash (V) (1928–2015)

John Nash was an American mathematician who made fundamental contributions to game theory, differential geometry, and the study of partial differential equations. Nash's work has provided insight into the factors that govern chance and decision-making inside complex systems found in everyday life. His theories are widely used in economics. Serving ... See full bio »

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 2016 Fox: A Documentary (Video documentary) (in memory of)
 2015 Book of the Senseless (Short) (in memory of)
 2012 The Prisoners Dilemma (Short) (special thanks)
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 2011 Siffer (TV Series)
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- Spillteori (2011) ... Himself
 2009 NHK supesharu (TV Series documentary)
Himself
 2007 The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
 2002 A Beautiful Mind: Meeting John Nash (Video documentary short)
Himself
 2002 Inside a Writer's Mind: A Conversation with Akiva Goldsman (Video documentary short)
Himself
 2002 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- A Brilliant Madness (2002) ... Himself (as John Forbes Nash)
 2002 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Mathematician (segment "John Nash's Beautiful Mind")
- John Nash's Beautiful Mind/Poisonous Stew/Dame Judi (2002) ... Himself - Mathematician (segment "John Nash's Beautiful Mind")
 2002 Inside a Beautiful Mind (TV Special short documentary)
Himself
 2000 Schizophrenia: Stolen Minds, Stolen Lives (TV Movie documentary)
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 2006 The 78th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Himself (as John Forbes Nash)
 2002 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Mathematician (segment "John Nash's Beautiful Mind")
- The U.S. Border Patrol/Hit List/John Nash's Beautiful Mind (2002) ... Himself - Mathematician (segment "John Nash's Beautiful Mind")
 1989 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Himself / opening credits
- My Dinner with Einstein (1989) ... Himself / opening credits
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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

John Forbes Nash | Jon Nasshu

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Alicia was in a class that I was teaching. I think it was advanced calculus. She, of course, was one of the few girls that attracted my attention. But as she was, she didn't do well in the class; she had done better in other courses. But she sort of managed to cultivate my attention and so we began to get involved. I don't remember all the details. Of course, this sort of thing is in a way what ... See more »

Trivia:

Son John Charles Martin remained nameless for a year because Alicia, having just committed Nash to a mental hospital, felt that he should have a say in what to name the baby. As was his parents, John grew up to be a mathematician, but, like his father, he was diagnosed a paranoid schizophrenic. See more »

Nickname:

Big Brains

Star Sign:

Gemini

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