Famous nerds,Break out the suspenders, the taped glasses and the handy pocket protector. In honor of Nerd Pride Day, take a look at some of the most popular stereotypical nerds.
The sarcastic, inept theoretical physicist on this popular CBS sitcom can often be found wearing his Flash Gordon T-shirt and sitting in his favorite spot on the couch.
Who is the nerd?Sheldon Cooper
Special effects experts
The hosts of a popular show (on Discovery Channel channel) conduct experiments to bust urban myths ( those are Popular urban myths).
Who are the nerds?adam savage and jamie hyneman
Who is their nerdy female assistant?Kari Byron
Young Internet entrepreneur
Instead of partying at Harvard University Ivy League university, he stayed in his dorm room and created the world's largest social networking site (which one?Facebook).
Who is the nerd?Mark Zuckerberg
How old is he?28-year-old Mark Zuckerberg
How much are shares for his company?$28-$35 a Facebook share
'Vote for Pedro'
Rocking snow boots and high-waisted jeans, his favorite animal is the liger (what's that?Liger), and don't try to steal his tots.
Who is the nerd?napoleon dynamite
Judd Apatow '90s series
He was the lovable nerd (on this,Freaks and Geeks, show), with a group of geek friends, just trying to navigate high school.
Who is the nerd?Bill Haverchuck
Vampire slayer friend
She's the highly intelligent friend (on Buffy the Vampire Slayer show) who helped research the paranormal before becoming paranormal herself,Willow Rosenberg witch.
Who is the nerd?
He played her werewolf love interest,seth green
Comic book writer
Before writing comic books (he recently wrote and revamped this,Green Hornet superhero), the nerdy funnyman wrote, starred in and directed movies (what was his first movie?Clerks ).
Who is the nerd?
Check out his reality show, "Comic Book Men",Comic Book Men
Why was he booted off a plane?kevin smith kicked off plane for being too fat
His best friend is a bully (Bart Simpson) who picks on him, but he gets sweet revenge when his friend does this.,Bart sells his soul
Who is the nerd?Milhouse Van Houten
some of his classic quotes,milhouse van houten quotes
Is Springfield really located in Oregon?The Simpsons in Oregon?
The Finnish-American created an operating system (what is it?Linux) not embraced by the mainstream but that many computer nerds swear by.
Who is the nerd?Linus Torvalds
Tom Jones' No. 1 fan
The Bel-Air nerd lives in the shadow of his popular Philly-born cousin (who?will smith ) but stays true to his studies, sweater vests and desire to attend this,Princeton Ivy League school.
Who is the nerd?Carlton Banks
'Did I do that?'
He was the bumbling nerd next door to the Winslow family on this '90s family sitcom, forever in love with the girl next door (Laura Winslow on Family Matters) and creating a mess for Carl.
Who is the nerd?Steve Urkel
Jaleel White recently competed on a reality show,jaleel white dancing with the stars
Teen sitcom nerd
His distinctive and irritating voice earned him a nickname on this '80s teen sitcom, and through his high school years he never grew out of it .
Who is the nerd?Screech Powers
'Saved by my Pinchers of Peril!'
Without his nerdy inventions, his treasure-seeking friends (from what movie?The Goonies I) would have been victims of One-Eyed Willie's booby, or "booty," traps.
Who is the nerd?Data from the Goonies
What is the actor doing now?jonathan ke quan now
Before inventing equipment to fight ghosts (in this,Ghostbusters '80s movie), this science nerd had a disgusting collection (of what?"I collect molds, spores and fungus") and tried to drill a hole in his head, which would have worked if he wasn't stopped.
Who is the nerd?Egon Spengler
Will there be a third movie in the franchise?Ghostbusters 3?
'I drank what?'
He's the rare "cool" nerd (from this,Chris Knight from Real Genius '80s movie) who develops a high-powered laser wanted by the military (check out his classic stunt).
Who is the nerd?Chris Knight from Real Genius
This nerd and his nerd friend (Gilbert Lowell, Revenge of the Nerds) try to outsmart the ruling jocks of the Alpha Beta fraternity as they seek revenge and war in this raunchy '80s comedy.
Who is the nerd?Lewis Skolnick
Remember his annoying laugh?lewis skolnick's annoying laugh
His creation of an entire universe (with this,Star Wars, sci-fi franchise) makes not only him nerdy, but it's created millions of nerds with multiple movies, novels, conventions (find one near you,Star Wars conventions) and more.
Who is the nerd?George Lucas
He's also responsible for this adventure franchise,Indiana Jones
How much is he worth?George Lucas is worth $3.5 billion
'Billions & billions'
He took the vastness of the cosmos and broke it down into a popular 13-part miniseries. The astrophysicist was also a big supporter of searching for this.
Who is the nerd?Carl Sagan
This,Contact , Jodie Foster movie was based on his novel
She's the brains among the mystery-solving gang in this popular '70s cartoon.
Who is the nerd?Velma Dinkley from scooby doo
This actress played her in the live-action movie,Linda Cardellini
'Live long & prosper'
He's the science officer and first officer aboard this famous ship. His odd nature is a mixture of not showing emotion and being highly logical.
Who is the nerd?Spock
Has filming started on the upcoming movie sequel?Star Trek 2 filming
His superhero alter ego may spin webs and fight crime, but this science-loving nerd was picked on (by whom?Flash Thompson) as he struggled through high school.
Who is the nerd?Peter Parker
Tired of being a nerd, this professor (from this,The Nutty Professor , '60s comedy) invented a serum that transformed him into the suave and womanizing Buddy Love.
Who is the nerd?Professor Julius Kelp
Remember this 1996 version?the nutty professor, 1996
Archie Comics nerd
Compared to his serial-dating friend (who?Archie Andrews), this nerd is shy and awkward around girls and prefers spending time in his science lab.
Who is the nerd?Dilton Doiley
He did date this fellow Archie Comic alum,Big Ethel Archie Comics
This German-born nerd (where was he born?Ulm, Germany), considered the father of modern physics," developed an important theory.
Who is the nerd?Albert Einstein
He was good at math, but bad at this subject,albert einstein bad speller