Stephen Hawking

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Stephen Hawking
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Birth name Stephen William Hawking
Born January 8, 1942 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Died March 14, 2018 in Cambrigde, England
Notable Shows Stephen Hawking's Universe (1997)
Masters of Science Fiction (2007)
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Stephen Hawking was a British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and occasional actor.




Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Star Trek: The Next Generation Himself 6x26 - Descent (1) June 21, 1993
The Simpsons Himself (voice) 10x22 - They Saved Lisa's Brain May 9, 1999
Futurama Himself (voice) 2x20 - Anthology of Interest I May 21, 2000
The Simpsons Himself (voice) 11x22 - Behind the Laughter May 21, 2000
The Simpsons Himself (voice) 13x17 - Gump Roast April 21, 2002
The Simpsons Himself (voice) 16x16 - Don't Fear the Roofer May 1, 2005
The Simpsons Himself (voice) 18x20 - Stop or My Dog Will Shoot May 13, 2007
The Simpsons Himself (voice) 22x01 - Elementary School Musical September 26, 2010
The Big Bang Theory Himself (voice) 5x21 - The Hawking Excitation April 5, 2012
The Big Bang Theory Himself (voice) 6x06 - The Extract Obliteration November 1, 2012

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

  • Awarded the CBE (Companion of the Order of the British Empire) in 1982.


  • Lucasian professor of mathematics at Cambridge University
  • Was diagnosed with a rare early-onset, slow-developing form of Lou Gehrig's disease in 1963
  • Although he was British, was best known for using an American-accented voice synthesizer to communicate, which he first acquired in 1986 following a pneumonia-induced tracheotomy that removed what remained of his speech
  • Was born on the 300th anniversary of Galileo Galilei and died on the birthday of Albert Einstein, which happened to be Pi Day.