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The Greatest Depictions of Real Life Geeks On Film

By Vadim Newquist Aug 21, 2013

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Diane Fosse in Gorillas in the Mist

Sigourney Weaver earned an Oscar nod in the 80's for her sensitive portrayal of Diane Fosse, a celebrated biologist who journeyed to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas and put up a valiant fight to protect them.

Tags: science, slideshows, geeks, films

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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