Gerald Prentice Nye (December 19, 1892 – July 17, 1971) was a United States politician, representing North Dakota in the U.S. Senate from 1925-45. He was a Republican and supporter of WWII-era isolationism, chairing the Nye Committee which studied the causes of United States' involvement in World War I. He was also a member of the Old Right and he opposed World War 2 and was a member of America first an anti-World War 2 group. Despite this after the attack on Pearl Harbor Nye voted for the United States to join the war.
- Bill Nye the Science Guy Same last name, totally different person