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Morgan Spurlock

Screenwriter / Film Director / Journalist | * 11/07/1970 (53) | Parkersburg, West Virginia (United States of America (USA))
Morgan Valentine Spurlock (born November 7, 1970) is an American documentary filmmaker and television producer. 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), One Direction: This Is Us (2013) and Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken! (2017). 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... ()
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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

Known for these Movies & Shows

Super Size Me

PG-13

2004 | 3.4/5 | 1h 40min
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The Greatest Movie Ever Sold

PG-13

2011 | 3.2/5 | 1h 27min
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Mansome

Certification unknown

2012 | 2.5/5 | 1h 24min
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Léon: The Professional

R

1994 | 4.2/5 | 1h 51min
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30 Days

TV-MA

2005 | 3.7/5 | 1h per episode

Awards & Nominations for Morgan Spurlock

Writers Guild of America Awards
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Movies with Morgan Spurlock as Actor(19)

as himself2019 Them That Work
as himself2012 Mansome
as Self / Documentary Film Maker / Director, Supersize Me2009 Fat Head
as himself2009 Abraham Obama
as himself2007 Raw for Life
as Robbie, The Hella-Burger Manager2007 Drive Thru
as himself2004 Last Laugh '04
as himself2004 Super Size Me

TV Shows/Series with Morgan Spurlock as Actor(12)

as himself2016 Chelsea
as himself2014 7 Deadly Sins
as Himself - Host2013 Inside Man
as himself2010 Conan
as Host2005 30 Days
as himself2004 My Coolest Years
as himself1996 The Daily Show
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Movies with Morgan Spurlock as Crew(38)

Directing/Director2019 Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!
Production/Producer2019 Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!
Production/Executive Producer2017 Tough Guys
Production/Executive Producer2017 Springfield of Dreams: The Legend of Homer Simpson
Production/Executive Producer2016 The Eagle Huntress
Directing/Director2016 Rats
Production/Executive Producer2016 Vlogumentary
Production/Producer2016 The Pistol Shrimps
Production/Executive Producer2015 Man Under
Production/Executive Producer2015 Morgan Spurlock Presents Freedom! The Movie
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
Directing/Director2011 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope
Production/Producer2011 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
Production/Producer2004 Super Size Me
Writing/Author2004 Super Size Me

TV Shows/Series with Morgan Spurlock as Crew(6)

Production/Executive Producer2018 The Trade
Creator/Creator2013 Inside Man
Production/Producer2005 30 Days
Creator/Creator2005 30 Days
Creator/Creator2002 I Bet You Will
Directing/Director1989 The Simpsons

Additional Information

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Full Name: Morgan Spurlock
Born: Saturday, 11/07 1970 (November) in Parkersburg, West Virginia (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 53 years + 204 days)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: New York University Tisch School of the Arts, Woodrow Wilson High School, Lake Oswego High School
Spouses (current/former): Alex Jamieson
Morgan Spurlock frequently works together with these people:
Tress MacNeille (36x, Actress)
Pamela Hayden (23x, Actress)
Maggie Roswell (17x, Actress)
Jeremy Chilnick (13x, Crew)
Stephen Colbert (12x, Actor)
Conan O'Brien (10x, Actor)
Jon Stewart (10x, Actor)
Wanda Sykes (9x, Actress)
Phil Hartman (9x, Actor)
Larry King (9x, Actor)
Sarah Silverman (8x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:6997, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/21/2024