William Shockley Physicist inventor

William Shockley


William Shockley is a 79 years old Physicist inventor William Shockley was born on February 13, 1910 (died on August 12, 1989, he was 79 years old) in as William Bradford Shockley Jr..


Bradford Shockley Jr. was an American physicist and inventor. Along with John Bardeen and Walter Houser Brattain Shockley co-invented the transistor for which all three were awarded the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics. Shockley's attempts to commercialize a new transistor design in the 1950s and 1960s led to California's Silicon Valley becoming a hotbed of electronics innovation.
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His real name:
Birth name of William Shockley is William Bradford Shockley Jr.
Is William Shockley still alive?

No, he died on 08/12/1989, 32 years ago. He was 79 years old when he died. Cause of death: prostate cancer. He died in Stanford and buried in Palo Alto .


William Shockley Movies (27)

There are 27 movies of William Shockley:

His first feature film was Showgirls (1995, as Andrew Carver). He was 85 when he starred in this movie. Since 1995, he has appeared in 27 feature films. The last one is Nasty Boys (1989). In this movie, we watched him in the Drug Dealer character .

William Shockley movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

William Shockley TV Shows (9)

His first TV Show was Jake and the Fatman (1987).

Awards (9)

Awarded IEEE Medal of Honor in 1979 , awarded Wilhelm Exner Medal in 1962 , awarded Holley Medal in 1962 , awarded Comstock Prize in Physics in 1952 , awarded National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1973 ,


He graduated from Massachusetts Institute Of Technology and California Institute Of Technology

What was William's zodiac sign?

William Shockley zodiac sign was aquarius.

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