- NAME: Steve Wozniak
- OCCUPATION: Entrepreneur, Computer Programmer, Engineer, Inventor
- BIRTH DATE: August 11, 1950 (Age: 63)
- EDUCATION: University of California, Berkeley
- PLACE OF BIRTH: San Jose, California
- Nickname: "The Woz"
- AKA: Stephen Wozniak
- AKA: Steve Wozniak
- Full Name: Stephen Gary Wozniak
- ZODIAC SIGN: Leo
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Steve Wozniak is an American computer scientist best known as one of the founders of Apple and the inventor of the Apple II computer.
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The film Jobs was released in 2013 and featured actor Ashton Kutcher as Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in the highly anticipated biopic. Portraying the role of Wozniak was comedic actor Josh Gad. In addition to the negative critiques that the film received, Wozniak himself gave the film a negative review on the website Gizmodo. In his analysis,
he wrote "I felt bad for many people I know well who were portrayed wrongly in their interactions with Jobs and the company." He went on to write that the inaccuracies in the portrayal of Jobs in the film most likely stemmed from Kutcher's own image of him.
Kutcher responded by claiming that the film lost the support of Wozniak because he was already supporting another film that depicted the life of the technology mogul. He also said that Wozniak was "extremely unavailable" during the filmmaking process.
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