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Michael Stipe

John Michael Stipe was born in Decatur, Georgia, on January 4th, 1960. Since his father was in the military, they moved around a lot. In 1980, while he was attending the University of Georgia (studying painting and photography), he met Mike Mills, Peter Buck and Bill Berry. They dropped out of school to form R.E.M., which, with over 40 million ... See full bio »
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TV commercial for BBC Radio [UK] (2003) See more »

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1 Print Biography | 8 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

R.E.M. | R.E.M | REM | J.M. Stipe


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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We love Peter Gabriel - great minds think alike. See more »


Michael is a keen photographer and often contributes his pictures to the artwork of R.E.M.'s albums, (notably the covers of the albums "New Adventures In Hi-Fi" and "Reveal"). See more »


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