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Morgan Spurlock

Screenwriter / Film Director / Journalist | * 11/07/1970 (49) | Parkersburg, West Virginia, USA
Morgan Valentine Spurlock (born November 7, 1970) is an American documentary filmmaker, humorist, television producer, screenwriter and playwright. Spurlock's films include Super Size Me (2004), Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? (2008), POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011), Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (2011), and One Direction: This Is Us (2013). He was the executive producer and star of the reality television series 30 Days (2005–2008). In June 2013, Spurlock became host and producer of the CNN show Morgan Spurlock Inside Man (2013–2016). He is also the co-founder of short-film content marketing company Cinelan, which produced the ... ()
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Oscar® nominated Morgan Spurlock became a household name after the runaway success of 2004’s Super Size Me. The feature length documentary film, Spurlock's first, was named to more than 35 "Top Ten" lists and is one of the highest-grossing documentaries of all time. The film was awarded the inaugural Writers Guild of America Documentary Screenplay Award and the Best Director Prizes at the Sundance and Edinburgh Film Festivals – and was listed in the Top 25 Best Documentary Films of All Time by the International Documentary Association.  Using himself as a fast-food guinea pig, Spurlock shed revealing light on the epidemic of obesity in America.  Spurlock has also executive produced and starred in three seasons of the highly acclaimed FX original series "30 Days,” which examine social issues in America by immersing individuals in a life that allows them to see the world through another's eyes.   The series was nominated for a Producer's Guild Award and won a GLAAD Media Award for best non-fiction television series.                       In 2008, Spurlock directed his second feature length documentary, Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?, which followed Spurlock around the Middle East on the hunt for the elusive Al Qaeda leader. Premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, the film opened to rave reviews. .

Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Comedies | Talk-Shows

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Awards & Nominations for Morgan Spurlock

Writers Guild of America Award

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Movies with Morgan Spurlock as Actor(12)

TV Shows/Series with Morgan Spurlock as Actor(10)

as himself2016 Chelsea
as himself2014 7 Deadly Sins
as Himself - Host2013 Inside Man
as Host2005 30 Days
as himself2004 My Coolest Years

Movies with Morgan Spurlock as Crew(36)

Directing/Director2019 Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!
Production/Executive Producer2019 Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!
Production/Producer2019 Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!
Production/Executive Producer2017 Tough Guys
Production/Executive Producer2016 The Eagle Huntress
Directing/Director2016 Rats
Production/Executive Producer2016 Vlogumentary
Production/Producer2016 The Pistol Shrimps
Production/Executive Producer2015 Man Under
Directing/Director2015 Crafted
Directing/Director2014 Cave-o-nomics
Writing/Writer2014 Cave-o-nomics
Directing/Director2013 One Direction: This Is Us
Production/Producer2013 One Direction: This Is Us
Directing/Director2012 Mansome
Production/Producer2012 Mansome
Directing/Director2011 The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
Writing/Writer2011 The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
Production/Producer2011 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope
Directing/Director2011 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope
Directing/Director2011 The Dotted Line
Directing/Director2010 Freakonomics
Writing/Writer2010 Freakonomics
Production/Executive Producer2008 Last Cup: Road to the World Series of Beer Pong
Production/Executive Producer2004 Czech Dream
Directing/Director2004 Super Size Me
Writing/Author2004 Super Size Me
Production/Producer2004 Super Size Me

TV Shows/Series with Morgan Spurlock as Crew(3)

Production/Executive Producer2018 The Trade
Production/Producer2005 30 Days
Directing/Director1989 The Simpsons

Additional Information

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Full Name: Morgan Spurlock
Born: Saturday, 11/07 1970 (November) in Parkersburg (current age: 49 years + 77 days)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Educated at: New York University Tisch School of the Arts
Spouses (current/former): Alex Jamieson
Morgan Spurlock frequently works together with these people:
Jeremy Chilnick (10x, Crew)
Jon Stewart (9x, Actor)
Harry Shearer (8x, Actor)
Stephen Colbert (8x, Actor)
Seth Rogen (6x, Actor)
Drew Barrymore (6x, Actress)
Conan O'Brien (6x, Actor)
Larry King (6x, Actor)
Ricky Gervais (5x, Actor)
David Cross (5x, Actor)
Keith Olbermann (5x, Actor)
Scott Keneally (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:6997, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/02/2020