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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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 2019 Bad Boys 4 (producer) (announced)
 2017 Transformers 5 (executive producer) (announced)
 2016 Ouija 2 (producer) (post-production)
 2016 The Purge 3 (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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Music video: Directed "Call it Rock n Roll" by Great White. See more »

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

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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Directing is not a job. It's more like a career. Which is great! See more »


Was originally set to direct King Arthur (2004) but dropped out. See more »


Frenetic editing of action sequences See more »

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Why Does Michael Bay still get jobs?!!?!? natedogs212000
Stop overexaggerating. estylerk
Michael Bay is the Nickelback of movies! Ldotdo1
do you think hes the worst director ever? toenaile
Why the hate ? leonwatson79
All this hate on Bay is entertaining ginlover92545
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