publication date: Wednesday, September 26, 2007 (part of Round XXXI)

category: Television

clue: A hero among heroes, this computer programmer proved that natural charisma is no special effect.

explanation: Oka was a computer programmer and special effects technician before being cast as Hiro in the TV series Heroes. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Walter Chesser, Michael Paul Cote, Shawn Brandt, Greg Bair, Kelly Hardie, Jason Evans, Sam Boyarsky, and Jacob Martin


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