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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 44 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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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:

Writer of "Dude, Where's My Country?", "Downsize This!", and "Adventures in a TV Nation." See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 12 Interviews | 78 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

When I'm shooting a movie, I'm always in an invisible theater seat. I respect the fact that people have worked hard all week and want to go to the movies on the weekend and be entertained. But the struggle for me does not come between politics and entertainment, because I know that if I succeed in making an entertaining and funny or sad film, the things I want to say politically will come through... See more »

Trivia:

Senator John McCain referred to him as a "disingenuous filmmaker" during his speech at the 2004 Republican National Convention. Moore, who was present at the convention in the press area, stood and waved both arms at the crowd, which started chanting "four more years!" Moore then flashed a sign language L (for "loser") at the crowd and, according to "The Guardian" newspaper, said, "Two more ... 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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