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Michael Moore

Moore in New York to promote his memoir Here Comes Trouble, September 2011
Personal information
Birth nameMichael Francis Moore
Birth dateApril 23, 1954(age 62)
Place of birthFlint, Michigan, United States
Alma materUniversity of Michigan Flint (dropped out)
OccupationActor, director, screenwriter, producer
Years active1972 present
SpouseKathleen Glynn (1991 present)

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Michael Francis Moore (born April 23, 1954) is an American filmmaker, author and social critic. He is the director and producer of Fahrenheit 9/11, the highest-grossing documentary of all time. His films Bowling for Columbine and Sicko also place in the top ten highest-grossing documentaries. In September 2008, he released his first free movie on the Internet, Slacker Uprising, documenting his personal crusade to encourage more Americans to vote in presidential elections. He has also written and starred in the TV shows TV Nation and The Awful Truth.

Moore criticizes globalization, large corporations, assault weapon ownership, U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, the Iraq War, the American health care system, and capitalism in his written and cinematic works.

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