Team Michael Bay.by Action_Fan_78 | created - 07 May 2014 | updated - 09 May 2014 | Public
Talented people who often work/have worked with Michael Bay.
Actress | The Blob
Shawnee Smith has consistently put her versatile talents to use in the film, television, theatrical and musical arenas with much success. Her impressive career includes a co-starring role on an award-winning television show, which is now strong in syndication, and a variety of memorable roles in ...
Actor | Bloodline
Glenn Morshower was born on April 24, 1959 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Glenn Grove Bennett. He is an actor and producer, known for Bloodline (2015), Supergirl (2015) and Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011). He has been married to Carolyn Elizabeth Lindsley since December 30, 1978. They have two ...
Producer | Armageddon
Jerry Bruckheimer was born on September 21, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Jerome Leon Bruckheimer. He is a producer, known for Armageddon (1998), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006). He is married to Linda Bruckheimer. He was ...
6. Tony Todd
Actor | Candyman
Perhaps best known for his chilling performance as "Candyman", the charismatic 6' 5" actor Tony Todd has consistently turned in compelling performances since his debut in the fantasy film Sleepwalk (1986). Born in Washington, D.C., Todd spent two years on a scholarship at the University of ...
7. Shia LaBeouf
Actor | Transformers
Shia Saide LaBeouf was born in Los Angeles, California, to Shayna (Saide) and Jeffrey Craig LaBeouf, and is an only child. His mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, while his father has Cajun (French) ancestry. His parents are divorced. He started his career by doing stand-up comedy around ...
8. Will Smith
Music_department | The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for five Golden ...
10. Hans Zimmer
Composer | Gladiator
German-born composer Hans Zimmer is recognized as one of Hollywood's most innovative musical talents. He featured in the music video for The Buggles' single "Video Killed the Radio Star", which became a worldwide hit and helped usher in a new era of global entertainment as the first music video to ...
14. Roger Barton
Editor | The Grey
Roger Barton began working in editorial on documentaries and made-for-TV movies including the Emmy award-winning "Indictment: The McMartin Trial." He soon made the transition to motion pictures and in 1997 was an Associate Editor on the decade's biggest blockbuster, "Titanic."
He quickly moved up ...
Camera_department | The Island
Mitchell "Mitch" Amundsen grew up in Larkspur in Marin County outside of San Francisco. During his high school years he became interested in still photography and studied film at the Montana State University in Bozeman. There, he took classes on motion pictures, which sparked his interest in ...
17. Alan D. Purwin
Alan D. Purwin was born on August 28, 1961 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Alan David Purwin. He is known for his work on Pearl Harbor (2001), Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) and The Island (2005). He was married to Kathryn. He died on September 11, 2015 in Medellin, Colombia.
20. Megan Fox
Actress | Transformers
Megan Denise Fox was born in Rockwood, Tennessee, to Gloria Darlene (Cisson) and Franklin Thomas Fox, a parole officer. Megan began her training in drama and dance at age 5 and, at age 10, moved to St. Petersburg, Florida where she continued her training and finished school. Megan began acting and ...
21. Ben Affleck
Producer | Argo
American actor and filmmaker Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California, and was raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His mother, Chris Anne (née Boldt), is a school teacher, and his father, Timothy Byers Affleck, is a social worker; the two are divorced. Ben has...
22. John Turturro
Actor | Barton Fink
Highly talented, lightly built American actor who always looks unsettled and jumpy has become a favourite of cult/arthouse film aficionados with his compelling performances in a broad range of cinematic vehicles.
Turturro was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Italian-American parents, Katherine (...
23. Ed Harris
Actor | The Truman Show
By transforming into his characters and pulling the audience in, Ed Harris has earned a reputation as one of the most talented actors of our time.
Ed Harris was born in Tenafly, New Jersey, to Margaret (Sholl), a travel agent, and Robert Lee Harris, a bookstore worker who also sang professionally. ...
24. Trevor Rabin
Composer | Deep Blue Sea
Trevor Rabin was born in South Africa in 1954. He began playing guitar at the age of 12 after having had piano lessons since he was a toddler. In 1972 he formed the band Rabbit becoming the most successful rock act ever to emerge from South Africa. Rabin left Rabbit to pursue a solo career in ...
25. Chris Lebenzon
Chris Lebenzon was born on October 29, 1953 in Redwood City, California, USA as Christopher John Lebenzon. He is known for his work on Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Alice in Wonderland (2010) and Enemy of the State (1998).
27. David Emmerichs
Camera_department | Se7en
Born in California, David grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and attended Rufus King High School. He became interested in movies at an early age, making stop-motion animated films in his basement when he was age 12. He attended the New York University Tisch School of the Arts film school from 1985-...
28. Brian Stepanek
Actor | Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Brian Stepanek was born on February 6, 1971 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014), Young Sheldon (2017) and The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (2005). He has been married to Parisa Yazdanfar since July 14, 2002. They have three children.
Actor | The Green Mile
Michael Clarke Duncan was born on December 10, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois. Raised by his single mother, Jean, a house cleaner, on Chicago's South Side, Duncan grew up resisting drugs and alcohol, instead concentrating on school. He wanted to play football in high school, but his mother wouldn't let ...
30. Michael White
Production_designer | Armageddon
Michael White was born on November 12, 1962 in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England. He was a production designer, known for Armageddon (1998), The Rock (1996) and Crimson Tide (1995). He died on January 19, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
31. Don Simpson
Producer | Days of Thunder
Mr. Simpson was an extravagant movie producer whose blockbusters Flashdance (1983), Beverly Hills Cop (1984), and Top Gun (1986) helped define the pop culture of the 1980s. Mr. Simpson teamed with Jerry Bruckheimer in 1983 to produce these hits. In 1985 and 1988, the duo were named producers of the...
32. Paul Rubell
Editor | Collateral
Paul Rubell was born on September 6th, 1952. He grew up in Los Angeles, graduating with an English degree from UCLA. His film career began when he became apprentice to the late Alan Balsam on a low budget movie, after which he became the assistant editor to Lou Lombardo, for whom he edited and ...
34. Michelle Lewitt
Casting_director | Transformers
Michelle Lewitt has been casting since 1999. Born and raised in Los Angeles, she grew up exposed to the film/TV industry, but originally pursued other avenues in the arena of sports. An avid basketball fan and player, she began her profession as a basketball coach. After a few years of coaching she...
42. K.C. Hodenfield
Assistant_director | Saving Mr. Banks
K.C. Hodenfield was born in 1956. He is an assistant director and producer, known for Saving Mr. Banks (2013), Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005).
46. Steven Spielberg
Producer | Schindler's List
One of the most influential personalities in the history of cinema, Steven Spielberg is Hollywood's best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. He has an extraordinary number of commercially successful and critically acclaimed credits to his name, either as a director, ...
49. Josh McLaglen
Assistant_director | Titanic
Josh McLaglen was born on February 21, 1958 in Encino, California, USA as Charles Josh McLaglen. He is an assistant director and producer, known for Titanic (1997), The Island (2005) and Logan (2017). He has been married to Lisa A. Becker since February 19, 2000. They have four children.
51. John Frazier
Special_effects | Spider-Man 2
John Frazier was born on September 23, 1944 in Richmond, California. As a child his family moved to Southern California, USA, where he was raised. He attended Canoga Park High School and attended college at Los Angeles Trade Tech, where he studied high-rise construction and freeway design. In 1963 ...
53. Sean Bean
Sean Bean's career since the eighties spans theater, radio, television and movies. Bean was born in Handsworth, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, to Rita (Tuckwood) and Brian Bean. He worked for his father's welding firm before he decided to become an actor. He attended RADA in London and ...
54. Michael Shannon
Actor | Midnight Special
Michael Corbett Shannon was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, the son of Geraldine Hine, a lawyer, and Donald Sutherlin Shannon, an accounting professor at DePaul University. His grandfather was entomologist Raymond Corbett Shannon.
Shannon began his professional stage career in Chicago. His ...
56. Ken Jeong
Actor | The Hangover
Ken Jeong is an American actor, comedian, and physician. He is known for his roles as Ben Chang on the critically acclaimed NBC/Yahoo! sitcom Community (2009) and gangster Leslie Chow in The Hangover (2009) Trilogy. He appeared in Michael Bay's Pain & Gain (2013), as Johnny Wu, a motivational ...
57. Peter Stormare
Actor | Fargo
Peter Stormare was born in Arbrå, Gävleborgs län, Sweden, to Gunhild (Holm) and Karl Ingvar Storm. He began his acting career at the Royal National Theatre of Sweden, performing for eleven years. In 1990 he became the Associate Artistic Director at the Tokyo Globe Theatre and directed productions ...
58. Steve Buscemi
Actor | Fargo
Steve Buscemi was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Dorothy (Wilson), a restaurant hostess, and John Buscemi, a sanitation worker. He is of Italian (father) and English, Dutch, and Irish (mother) descent. He became interested in acting during his last year of high school. After graduating, he moved to...
62. Scott Gardenhour
Producer | Jumper
Scott Gardenhour is a feature film producer and the co-founder and executive producer of the Emmy award-winning commercial production house, The Institute.
A seasoned producer early on, Gardenhour worked on many large-scale commercial and music video projects with award-winning directors before ...
64. Jeffrey Beecroft
Production_designer | Twelve Monkeys
Jeffrey Beecroft, Has received numerous awards and nominations throughout his design career, including an Academy Award nomination for the Production Design of Dances with Wolves, 3 MOMA awards, CLIO award, 5 ADG nominations and 2 Art Director's Guild Awards for Designer of the Year for Commercial ...
74. Josh Duhamel
Actor | Transformers
Joshua David Duhamel was born in Minot, North Dakota. His mother, Bonny L., is a retired high school teacher, and the Executive Director of Minot's Downtown Business & Profession Association, and his father, Larry Duhamel, is an advertisement salesman. Josh has three younger sisters: Ashlee, ...
76. William Fichtner
Actor | Crash
A small-town guy with a big heart, William Fichtner has been captivating the hearts of Western New Yorkers for decades. Bill was born in 1956 on Long Island, New York, to Patricia A. (Steitz) and William E. Fichtner. He is of German, Irish, and English descent.
Fichtner was raised in Cheektowaga, ...
77. Julie White
Actress | Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Julie White was born on June 4, 1961 in San Diego, California, USA as Julie Karen White. She is an actress, known for Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), Transformers (2007) and Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011). She was previously married to Christopher Conner and Carl Pandel.
88. Kurt Bryant
Kurt Bryant is known for his work on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991), Logan (2017) and Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011).
89. Andy Gill
Stunts | Black Panther
Andy Gill is an award winning Stunt Coordinator, a member of DGA, SAG, AMPAS and Stunts Unlimited. He is known for such films as: Fast & Furious 7 Fast & Furious 6 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Total Recall Death Race Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Herbie Fully Loaded Bad Boys II...
Actor | Magnolia
Philip Baker Hall was born in Toledo, Ohio, to Berdene (McDonald) and William Alexander Hall, a factory worker who was originally from Montgomery, Alabama. He did not start acting until he was 30 years old, and shot to cult fame when he turned in an electrifying performance as Sydney, the veteran ...