The barefoot man in mismatched plaids roamed for years through Princeton University's math building, muttering to himself. In empty classrooms, the "Phantom of Fine Hall," as he was known, scribbled mysterious equations and strange revelations.
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John Forbes Nash Jr., the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," died Saturday in a car accident on the New Jersey turnpike. He was 86.