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Michael Francis Moore was born in Flint, Michigan on April 23, 1954, and was raised in Davison, Michigan. 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 41 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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 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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Other Works:

Op-Ed Column; "The Ebert and McCain Show," Published in USA Today, August 31, 2004 See more »

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5 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 12 Interviews | 78 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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Horatio Alger must die! We're addicted to this happy myth...that anyone can make it in America, and make it big...Listen friends, you have to face the truth: You are never going to be rich...The system is rigged in favor of the few, and your name is not among them, not now and not ever. See more »


Early in Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004) a celebrity-filled rally for Al Gore is shown and Moore (in his narration) refers to Ben Affleck, "Little Stevie" Wonder, and "the guy from Taxi Driver (1976)," that "guy" being Robert De Niro. This was perhaps a bit of joke because Taxi Driver (1976) is Moore's favorite film and De Niro is one of the actors Moore respects the most. See more »


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