A graduate of Oxford University,he was the first person to hold the 3Com Founders Chair at The MIT Laboratory for Computer Science. In 2004, he will be officially made a Knight Commander of the British Empire (KBE), and thus, Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

Most likely candidate to beat The Curse of Being Named Tim.

If I had known that all you needed to achieve lasting fame was a background in real-time communications and text processing software, a stint at CERN, and inventing the first web browser-editor, I would have skipped the whole acting career.