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Michael Bay

1965-02-17 Los Angeles, California, USA

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Michael Benjamin Bay 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.


Bad Boys for Life Wedding MC 2020-01-15
6 Underground Reporter #4 (voice) (uncredited) 2019-12-13
T.J. Miller: Farm Hippie Himself 2014-09-30
A Man's Story Himself 2011-10-08
From Script to Sand: The Skorponok Desert Attack Himself 2007-10-16
Transformers Guy Flicked by Megatron (uncredited) 2007-06-27
Our World Himself 2007-10-16
Down to the Bone: Anatomy of a Prequel Himself 2007-02-28
Their War Himself 2007-10-16
Chainsaw Redux: Making a Massacre Himself 2004-01-01
Bad Boys II Crappy Car Driver 2003-07-18
Coyote Ugly Photographer 2000-07-30
Mystery Men Frat Boy 1999-08-06
Armageddon NASA Scientist (uncredited) 1998-07-01
Vengeance: The Story of Tony Cimo Sled Agent 1986-11-01