Biography

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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Production

Gender Male

Known Credits 60

Birthday 1965-02-17

Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA

Official Site http://www.michaelbay.com/

Also Known As

  • Майкл Бэй
  • 麥可·貝
  • マイケル・ベイ
  • 마이클 베이
  • مايكل بي
  • ไมเคิล เบย์

Production TV ShowsMovies

Inherit the EarthProducer
Meet JimmyProducer
Six UndergroundProducer
I Am YoursProducer
Life on MarsProducer
Duke NukemProducer
The RisingProducer
2020 A Quiet Place 2Producer
2019 Transformers 7Executive Producer
2018 BumblebeeProducer
2018 The Purge(10 episodes)Executive Producer
2018 Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan(8 episodes)Executive Producer
2018 The First PurgeProducer
2018 A Quiet PlaceProducer
2017 Transformers: The Last KnightExecutive Producer
2016 Ouija: Origin of EvilProducer
2016 The Purge: Election YearProducer
2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the ShadowsExecutive Producer
2016 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of BenghaziProducer
2015 Project AlmanacProducer
2014 OuijaProducer
2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesProducer
2014 The Purge: AnarchyProducer
2014 Transformers: Age of ExtinctionExecutive Producer
2014 The Last Ship(10 episodes)Executive Producer
2014 Black Sails(38 episodes)Executive Producer
2013 The PurgeProducer
2013 Pain & GainProducer
2011 Transformers: Dark of the MoonExecutive Producer
2011 I Am Number FourProducer
2010 A Nightmare on Elm StreetProducer
2009 Transformers: Revenge of the FallenExecutive Producer
2009 Friday the 13thProducer
2009 HorsemenProducer
2009 The UnbornProducer
2007 TransformersExecutive Producer
2007 The HitcherProducer
2006 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The BeginningProducer
2005 The IslandProducer
2005 The Amityville HorrorProducer
2003 The Texas Chainsaw MassacreProducer
2001 Pearl HarborProducer
1998 ArmageddonProducer

Directing

LoboDirector
Six UndergroundDirector
RobopocalypseDirector
2017 Transformers: The Last KnightDirector
2016 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of BenghaziDirector
2014 Transformers: Age of ExtinctionDirector
2013 Pain & GainDirector
2011 Transformers: Dark of the MoonDirector
2009 Transformers: Revenge of the FallenDirector
2007 TransformersDirector
2005 The IslandDirector
2003 Bad Boys IIDirector
2001 Pearl HarborDirector
1998 ArmageddonDirector
1996 The RockDirector
1995 Bad BoysDirector
1991 Great White: My... My... My... the Video CollectionDirector

Acting

2014 T.J. Miller: Farm Hippie as Himself
2012 The Neighbors(1 episode) as Michael Bay
2011 A Man's Story as Himself
2007 Transformers as Guy Flicked by Megatron (uncredited)
2007 On the Lot(1 episode)
2004 Chainsaw Redux: Making a Massacre as Himself
2003 Bad Boys II as Driver
2000 Coyote Ugly as Photographer
1999 Mystery Men as Frat Boy
1998 Armageddon as NASA Scientist (uncredited)
1984 Miami Vice(1 episode)

Crew

1993 Indecent ProposalSecond Unit
1984 Night Court(13 episodes)Production Office Assistant
1981 Raiders of the Lost ArkProduction Intern

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