Michael Bay

Birthday:

02/17/1965

Place of birth:

Los Angeles, California, USA:

Biography:

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.


Film Credits

T.J. Miller: Farm Hippie (2014)
as Himself
A Man's Story (2012)
as Himself
Transformers (2007)
as Guy Flicked by Megatron (uncredited)
Bad Boys II (2003)
as Driver
Coyote Ugly (2000)
as Photographer
Mystery Men (1999)
as Frat Boy
Armageddon (1998)
as NASA Scientist (uncredited)

Production Credits

Untitled Transformers Movie (2019)
Executive Producer
Bad Boys 4 (2019)
Producer
Bumblebee (2018)
Producer
A Quiet Place (2018)
Producer
Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Director
Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Executive Producer
Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Writer
The Purge: Election Year (2016)
Producer
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016)
Executive Producer
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
Director
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
Producer
Project Almanac (2015)
Producer
Ouija (2014)
Producer
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Producer
The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Producer
Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
Director
Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
Executive Producer
The Purge (2013)
Producer
Pain & Gain (2013)
Director
Pain & Gain (2013)
Producer
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Director
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Executive Producer
I Am Number Four (2011)
Producer
A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Producer
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Director
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Executive Producer
Friday the 13th (2009)
Producer
Horsemen (2009)
Producer
The Unborn (2009)
Producer
Transformers (2007)
Director
Transformers (2007)
Executive Producer
The Hitcher (2007)
Producer
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Producer
The Island (2005)
Director
The Island (2005)
Producer
The Amityville Horror (2005)
Producer
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
Producer
Bad Boys II (2003)
Director
Pearl Harbor (2001)
Director
Pearl Harbor (2001)
Producer
Armageddon (1998)
Director
Armageddon (1998)
Producer
The Rock (1996)
Director
Bad Boys (1995)
Director
Indecent Proposal (1993)
Second Unit
Great White: My... My... My... the Video Collection (1991)
Director
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Production Intern
The Rising ()
Producer