John Nash killed, Along With His Wife In Taxi Crash
People who have seen the movie “ A beautiful mind “ know that John Nash was a pure genius, even though he struggled with schizophrenia.
He was 86 years old and his wife, Alicia Nash was 82 and they were in a taxi in New Jersey when the driver of a taxi lost control and crashed into a guard rail on Saturday.
According to police both John and his wife didn’t wear seatbelts and that’s why they were ejected from the car.
His colleague said that John had received an award in Norway and that he had just flown home and that’s why he took a cab, because they wanted to come home from the airport.
Russell Crowe who portrayed John Nash in a movie “ A beautiful mind “ was in shock once he found out what happened to this genius. He wrote that both of them were beautiful hearts and minds.
Jennifer Connelly, who also played in that movie, portraying John’s wife Alicia said that this couple was an inspiration and the movie’s director Ron Howard said that he was honored because he was able to tell at least one part of their amazing story.
Thousands of people paid tribute to this legend on Twitter and a lot of them were in shock because no one expected they will end up this way.
In 1994, John Nash won the Nobel prize in economics for his work in-game theory.