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Michael Bay


A graduate of Wesleyan University, Michael Bay spent his 20s working on advertisements and music videos. His first projects after film school were in the music video business. He created music videos for Tina Turner, Meat Loaf, Lionel Richie, Wilson Phillips, Donny Osmond and The Divinyls. His work won him recognition and a number of MTV award ... See full bio »

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  Transformers 5 (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2014 Ouija (producer) (post-production)
 2014 Project Almanac (producer) (completed)
 2014 The Purge: Anarchy (producer)
 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction (executive producer)
 2013/I The Purge (producer)
 2013 Pain & Gain (producer)
 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon (executive producer)
 2011 I Am Number Four (producer)
 2010 A Nightmare on Elm Street (producer)
 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (executive producer)
 2009 Friday the 13th (producer)
 2009 Horsemen (producer)
 2009 The Unborn (producer)
 2007 Transformers (executive producer)
 2007 The Hitcher (producer)
 2005/I In the Blink of an Eye (consulting producer)
 2005 The Island (producer)
 2005 The Amityville Horror (producer)
 2003 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (producer)
 2001 Pearl Harbor (producer)
 1998 Armageddon (producer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Directed "Baby and Cat" commercial for "Got Milk" program. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 7 Articles | 4 Pictorials | See more »

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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

Lots of sci-fi movies are much ado about nothing. What I liked about [The Island (2005)] is that it's a universal thing: we all want to live longer. But how selfish would you be to achieve that? You could get a liver, a heart, kidneys, essential things. But I wanted to show people going for things that were just so crass, like fresh skin for a face-lift. For some woman who doesn't want to go ... See more »

Trivia:

Was considered to direct Superman Returns (2006). See more »

Trademark:

Intense slow motion shots of characters See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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