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Michael Rivero was born and raised in New England farming country. Originally a child actor, Michael left film work after High School to follow a career in science, working for NASA on the Viking and Voyager projects, among others. Following the post-Apollo crash of the aerospace industry, Michael went back into film work arriving at the exact ... See full bio »

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The Day After Tomorrow
The Day After Tomorrow Visual Effects
Stargate Visual Effects
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
Brainscan Visual Effects


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 2011 Off the Map (TV Series) (digital media - 5 episodes)
- It's a Leaf (2011) ... (digital media)
- Es Un Milagro (2011) ... (digital media)
- It's Good (2011) ... (digital media)
- I'm Here (2011) ... (digital media)
- On the Mean Streets of San Miguel (2011) ... (digital media)
 2010 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) (visual effects - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (visual effects - uncredited)
 2008 Forgetting Sarah Marshall (computer display graphics - uncredited)
 2007 Flight 29 Down: The Hotel Tango (TV Movie) (computer display graphics)
 2005-2007 Lost (TV Series) (visual effects producer - 22 episodes)
- Through the Looking Glass (2007) ... (visual effects producer)
- The Man Behind the Curtain (2007) ... (visual effects producer)
- Exposé (2007) ... (visual effects producer)
- The Man from Tallahassee (2007) ... (visual effects producer)
- Enter 77 (2007) ... (visual effects producer)
 2004 The Day After Tomorrow (digital artist)
 2001 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (visual effects)
 1994 Stargate (animator: Kleiser-Walczak)
 1994 Brainscan (digital compositor) / (digital effects)
 1993 We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (animation effects)
 1993 Son of the Pink Panther (digital effects: opening titles)
 1993 Coneheads (digital effects)
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (effects camera - uncredited)
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 2014 America's Book of Secrets (TV Series)
- America's Doomsday Plan (2014) ... Himself
- The Billionaire Agenda (2014) ... Himself
- Secret Prisons (2014) ... Himself
- Big Brother (2014) ... Himself
- America's Secret Armies (2014) ... Himself

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Host of the What Really Happened radio show on the Republic Broadcasting Network M-F 1PM-3PM Central Time.


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The discouraging thing about fighting against war is that there is never going to be a time when you can say you have succeeded, only those times when you know you have failed. See more »

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