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Michael Moore (II)


Michael Francis Moore was born in Flint, Michigan on April 23, 1954, and was raised in its Davison suburb. He is the son of Helen Veronica (Wall), a secretary, and Francis Richard Moore, who worked on an auto assembly line. He has Irish, as well as English and Scottish, ancestry. Moore studied journalism at the University of Michigan-Flint, and also... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 45 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Bowling for Columbine
(2002)
Sicko
Sicko Producer
(2007)
Roger & Me
Roger & Me Producer
(1989)
Fahrenheit 9/11
Fahrenheit 9/11 Producer
(2004)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (19 credits)
 2018 Fahrenheit 11/9 (Documentary) (producer) (filming)
 2016 Michael Moore in TrumpLand (Documentary) (producer)
 2015 Where to Invade Next (Documentary) (producer)
 2013 10%: What Makes a Hero? (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012 Occupy Los Angeles (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2009 Capitalism: A Love Story (Documentary) (producer)
 2007 Slacker Uprising (Documentary) (producer)
 2007 Sicko (Documentary) (producer)
 2004 Fahrenheit 9/11 (Documentary) (producer)
 2002 Bowling for Columbine (Documentary) (producer)
 1999-2000 The Awful Truth (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 24 episodes)
- Find Clinton a Job (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Gulf War (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Store the Homeless (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Replacement Mike (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Stop and Frisk Night (2000) ... (executive producer)
 1998 Better Days (TV Series) (producer)
 1997 TV Nation: Volume Two (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 1997 TV Nation: Volume One (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 1995 Canadian Bacon (producer)
 1994 TV Nation (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 1993 Two Mikes Don't Make a Wright (Documentary) (producer - segment "Pets or Meat: The Return to Flint")
 1992 Pets or Meat: The Return to Flint (TV Short documentary) (producer)
 1989 Roger & Me (Documentary) (producer)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (4 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed the Rage Against The Machine video "Testify". See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 12 Interviews | 79 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Laughter is a way, first of all, to alleviate the pain of what you know to be the truth. And if you're trying to be truth-tellers as filmmakers, then for God's sake, what is wrong with giving the audience a spoonful of sugar to help the medicine go down? It's hard enough for people to have to think about these issues and grapple with them, and there's absolutely nothing wrong with letting them ... See more »

Trivia:

While the press tried to pit Moore and his Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004) against Mel Gibson and his The Passion of the Christ (2004) against each other as the representation of "blue" and "red" states in the election year of 2004, the two men get along well personally and find their opposition to be an invention of the press. Actually Moore, a practicing Catholic, loved "Passion" and saw it many times ... See more »

Trademark:

Narrates all of his documentaries in the first person See more »

Nickname:

The Big Man

Star Sign:

Taurus

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