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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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7 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Transformers 5 (executive producer) (announced)
 2016 The Purge 3 (producer) (pre-production)
 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2016 Friday the 13th (producer) (pre-production)
 2014 Project Almanac (producer)
 2014/II Ouija (producer)
 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (producer)
 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:

Music video: Directed Donny Osmond video "Sacred Emotion" 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:

A lot of directors don't want the pressure of a movie the size of 'Pearl Harbor (2001)'. But I love it. I thrive on it. See more »

Trivia:

Was reported to be fine and uninjured after fending off two men who attacked him demanding money--and carrying an "air conditioner" as a weapon--on the set of the latest Transformers (2007) sequel shooting in Hong Kong in October, 2013. See more »

Trademark:

Most of his films have a shot of pilots running toward their aircraft for takeoff. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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