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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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 2016 Transformers 5 (executive producer) (announced)
 2016 The Purge 3 (producer) (pre-production)
 2016 Friday the 13th (producer) (pre-production)
 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 (executive producer) (filming)
 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:

TV commercial: Directed "Vending Machine" video 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:

I'm one of the few directors - it seems like a dying art - that actually shoot a lot in the camera. See more »

Trivia:

The Rock (1996) is his favorite of the films he has directed and Sean Connery is his favorite actor that he's ever worked with. See more »

Trademark:

Uses shots of aircraft against a setting sun, especially helicopters (Armageddon (1998), Pearl Harbor (2001), Transformers (2007)). See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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