Astronomer whose love of space inspired readers and TV viewers to look to the stars. He is best known for co-writing and narrating the award-winning 1980 television series Cosmos: A Personal Voyage.
He grew up with a strong desire to learn and was fascinated by dinosaurs and stars as a boy.
He married his third wife, Ann Druyan, in 1981.
Neil deGrasse Tyson hosted 2014's Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, a follow-up to Sagan's Cosmos.