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The Geek World's Greatest Scientists

By Vadim Newquist Nov 21, 2013

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4. Doctor Frankenstein

Doctor Frankenstein is the original mad scientist, and there's barely a scientist in movie history who hasn't been at least slightly influenced by this tragic figure whose scientific ambitions drive him to experiment with things that perhaps no mortal man should. Who can't at least partially sympathize with the Doctor's character? Haven't we all dreamed of achieving god like power?

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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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