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Alex Gibney was born on October 23, 1953 in New York City, New York, USA as Philip Alexander Gibney. He is a producer and director, known for Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015), Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005) and We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (2013). He has been married to Anne Morgan DeBevoise since ... See full bio »

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 2017 The Penny Black (Documentary) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2016 Too Hip for the Room: The Righteous Reign of Lord Buckley (Documentary) (executive producer) (filming)
  Return to Timbuktu (Documentary) (producer) (filming)
 2016 Every Move You Make (Documentary) (consulting producer)
 2016 Spring Broke (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2016 Zero Days (Documentary) (producer)
 2015 Janis: Little Girl Blue (Documentary) (producer)
 2015 Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine (Documentary) (producer)
 2015 Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (Documentary) (producer)
 2014 Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2014 Sunshine Superman (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2014 Finding Fela! (Documentary) (producer)
 2013 The Armstrong Lie (Documentary) (producer)
 2013 We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (Documentary) (producer)
 2012 Venus and Serena (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012 Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (Documentary) (producer)
 2011 Biba! One Island, 879 Votes (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2011 The Last Gladiators (Documentary) (producer)
 2011 Catching Hell (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2011 Magic Trip: Ken Kesey's Search for a Kool Place (Documentary) (producer)
 2010 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (Documentary) (producer)
 2010 Freakonomics (Documentary) (segment producer)
 2010 My Trip to Al-Qaeda (Documentary) (producer)
 2010 Casino Jack and the United States of Money (Documentary) (producer)
 2009 Money Driven Medicine (Documentary) (producer)
 2008 Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (Documentary) (producer)
 2007 Mr. Untouchable (Documentary) (producer)
 2007 Taxi to the Dark Side (Documentary) (producer)
 2007 No End in Sight (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2006 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities (Documentary) (producer)
 2006 Who Killed the Electric Car? (Documentary) (consulting producer)
 2005 Behind Those Eyes (Documentary) (producer)
 2005 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (Documentary) (producer)
 2004 Lightning in a Bottle (Documentary) (producer)
 2003 The Soul of a Man (Documentary) (producer) / (series producer)
 2002 The Trials of Henry Kissinger (Documentary) (producer)
 2000 Soldiers in the Army of God (Documentary) (senior producer)
 1992 The Pacific Century (Documentary) (producer)
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[on Magic Trip: Ken Kesey's Search for a Kool Place (2011)'s original footage]: If you had to watch all 40 hours, it would be like something out of A Clockwork Orange (1971). They'd have to prop your eyelids open. Kesey had an innate distrust of experts: stay away from the experts. In this case that meant stay away from a cameraman. Imagine how great it would have been if they had a real ... See more »


Father Frank Gibney was a journalist and scholar. See more »

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