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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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 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 "The Return to Flint")
 1992 Pets or Meat: The Return to Flint (TV Movie documentary short) (producer)
 1989 Roger & Me (Documentary) (producer)
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Other Works:

Directed the video for the R.E.M. single "All the Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star)" See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

About Sicko (2007): I made Bowling for Columbine (2002) in the hope the school shootings would stop and that we would address the issue of how easy it is to get a gun in the United States and, tragically, those school shootings continue. I made Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004) and I said that we'd been led to a war under false pretense. I said it on the Oscar stage and I was booed off. It's my profound ... See more »

Trivia:

Was arrested during filming of the video "Sleep Now In The Fire" by Rage Against the Machine, protesting Wall Street and the investment of American money overseas (i.e. in hostile and Communist countries). The filming also shut down the New York Stock Exchange early that day when band members tried to enter the floor uninvited. See more »

Trademark:

Often uses classic film clips and music for juxtaposition See more »

Nickname:

The Big Man

Star Sign:

Taurus

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