Michael Shermer

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Birthday
8, 1954
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
8, 1954 (age 65)
Birthplace
California

About

A popular science author and editor of Skeptic magazine, he was also the co-host and producer of the Fox Family series, Exploring the Unknown. His published works include Science Friction: Where the Known Meets the Unknown (2005) and Why Darwin Matters: The Case Against Intelligent Design (2006).

Before Fame

He attended Pepperdine University and California State University-Fullerton. He published his first non-fiction book, Sport Cycling: A Guide to Training, Racing, and Endurance, in 1985.

Trivia

A former fundamentalist Christian, he established the Skeptics Society in 1992.

Family Life

His parents divorced when he was a young child, and he grew up in Southern California with several step-siblings. He later settled in Altadena, California.

Associated With

He was a guest on The Colbert Report, hosted by Stephen Colbert.