(CNN) — Grant Imahara, host of Discovery Channel’s “MythBusters” and Netflix’s “White Rabbit Project,” has died, according to a statement from the Discovery Channel. He was 49 years old.
The host was known in Hollywood for his work in electronics and animatronics.READ MORE: Interview: Olivia Liang & Tzi Ma
“We are heartbroken to hear this sad news about Grant. He was an important part of our Discovery family and a really wonderful man. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family,” a statement from Discovery sent to CNN said.
No cause of death was available.READ MORE: Hollywood Reacts With Horror To Atlanta Shootings: 'We Must Stop Violence & Hate Against Our Asian Brothers And Sisters'
Former “MythBusters” co-host Adam Savage said on Twitter, “I’m at a loss. No words. I’ve been part of two big families with Grant Imahara over the last 22 years. Grant was a truly brilliant engineer, artist and performer, but also just such a generous, easygoing, and gentle PERSON. Working with Grant was so much fun. I’ll miss my friend.”
CNN has reached out to Imahara’s agent for comment.MORE NEWS: Watch LIVE, Winners Of The 26th Annual Critics Choice Awards On The CW
™ & © 2020 Cable News Network, Inc., a WarnerMedia Company. All rights reserved.