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Michael Bay

Michael Benjamin Bay (born February 17, 1965) is an American film director and producer. He is best known for directing high-budget action films characterized by fast edits, polished visuals and substantial use of practical effects. His films, which include The Rock, Armageddon, Pearl Harbor and the Bad Boys and Transformers series, have grossed over three billion dollars world-wide. He is co-founder of commercial production house The Institute , a.k.a. The Institute for the Development of Enhanced Perceptual Awareness.He is co-chair and part-owner of the special effects house Digital Domain. He co-owns Platinum Dunes, a production house which has remade horror movies including Friday the 13th, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and A Nightmare on Elm Street.

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Feb 17, 1965 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Miami Vice 1984-09-16
Latest Project:
Movie T.J. Miller: Farm Hippie 2014-09-30
Known For
Poster of Bad Boys II
Poster of Mystery Men
Poster of Armageddon
Poster of Miami Vice
Movie T.J. Miller: Farm Hippie Himself 2014-09-30
Series The Neighbors Michael Bay 2012-09-26
Movie A Man's Story Himself 2011-10-08
Series On the Lot Unknown 2007-05-22
Movie Transformers Guy Flicked by Megatron (uncredited) 2007-06-27
Movie Bad Boys II Driver 2003-07-18
Movie Coyote Ugly Photographer 2000-07-30
Movie Mystery Men Frat Boy 1999-08-06
Movie Armageddon NASA Scientist (uncredited) 1998-07-01
Series Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16