Michael Francis Moore (born April 23, 1954 in Davison, Michigan, USA) is an American writer and filmmaker. He is known for his strong liberal political views and often expresses them using humor and satire. His movies include Roger & Me, Fahrenheit 9/11, Sicko, and Bowling for Columbine and his satire show TV Nation. He has also wrote books such as Stupid White Men and Dude, Where's My Country?
Michael Moore was born as the son of Frank and Veronica Moore, descendants of Irish immigrants. He has two sisters, Anne and Veronica. He has been married to Kathleen Glynn since 1990.
Until 1972, he went to Davison High School. When he was 18, he was elected as the Davison School Board. There he met his present wife Kathleen Glynn.
His job as a journalist[change]
At the age of 22, Michael left school and started an alternative magazine called The Flint Voice. Michael Moore was ten years the editor of this alternative magazine. After Moore was hired as managing editor of the Magazine Mother Jones in San Francisco. There he was there only five months before he left the editorial staff because of a dispute. After that he went back to Flint.
Movies by Moore[change]
- Roger & Me (1989)
- Pets or Meat: The Return to Flint (1992) (TV movie)
- Canadian Bacon (1995)
- The Big One (1997)
- And Justice for All (1998) (TV movie)
- Bowling for Columbine (2002)
- Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
- Sicko (2007)
- Captain Mike Across America (2007)
- Slacker Uprising (2008)
- Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)