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Michael Pollan

Biography

Writer and journalist whose functions are the Omnivore’s Problem, The Botany of Desire, and Mom Jones. He also kept a professorship within the graduate journalism system at the College or university of California-Berkeley. He researched British at both Bennington University and Columbia College or university. He released his first function, Second Character: A Gardener’s Education, in 1991. He made an appearance within the documentary film, Ruler Corn. He wedded Judith Belzer in 1987. He’s the brand new York-born boy of newspapers columnist, Corky Pollan, and writer and advisor, Stephen Pollan. His functions bear comparison towards the motivational books of article writer Tony Robbins.

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Full Name Michael Pollan
Date Of Birth February 6, 1955
Place Of Birth Long Island, NY
Profession Journalist
Education Columbia University, Bennington College, University of Oxford
Nationality American
Spouse Judith Belzer
Children Isaac Pollan
Parents Stephen M. Pollan, Corky Pollan
Siblings Tracy Pollan, Lori Pollan, Dana Pollan
Awards James Beard Award for Writing and Literature, New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year, James Beard Foundation Award for Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America, James Beard Award for Magazine Series
Nominations National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction, Goodreads Choice Awards Best Food & Cookbooks, Shorty Award for Best in Healthy Living
Movies King Corn, Food Fight, The Botany Of Desire, Cooked - Air, Teatime: A Man Of Experience, Deep Green
TV Shows Cooked
Star Sign Aquarius

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1(May 10, 2010) Merited a place in Time magazine's - The 100 Most Influential People in the World ("Thinkers" category) - with an homage penned by gourmet/restaurateur Alice Waters.
2Older brother of Tracy Pollan.
3Brother-in-law of Michael J. Fox and Kelli Fox.
4Uncle of Sam Michael Fox.
5Knight Professor of Science and Environmental Journalism at UC Berkeley. Author of "The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals"; "The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World"; "A Place of My Own"; "Second Nature", and contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine.


Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cooked2016TV Mini-Series documentary executive producer - 4 episodes

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cooked2016TV Mini-Series documentary based on the book by - 1 episode

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Food, Inc.2008Documentary special consultant

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ghost Bird2009Documentary special thanks
Independent Lens2008TV Series documentary very special thanks - 1 episode
Nova2007TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Food Evolution2016DocumentaryHimself
Natural Heroes2009-2016TV Series documentaryHimself - Interviewee / Himself
In Defense of Food2015TV Movie documentaryNarrator
Time to Choose2015DocumentaryHimself
Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret2014DocumentaryHimself
HuffPost Live Conversations2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Agenda with Steve Paikin2013TV SeriesHimself
The Chew2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Real Time with Bill Maher2009-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Democracy Now!2008-2013TV SeriesHimself
The Colbert Report2006-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Nothing Like Chocolate2012DocumentaryHimself
Overheard2010TV SeriesHimself - interviewee
The Foods That Make Billions2010TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - Author 'Food Rules: An Eater's Manifesto'
Deep Green2010DocumentaryHimself
Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?2010DocumentaryHimself - Author, The Omnivore's Dilemma
The Daily Show2010TV SeriesHimself
The Botany of Desire2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
Vanishing of the Bees2009DocumentaryHimself - Author, In Defense of Food
Nourish: Food + Community2009Documentary shortHimself
Earth 21002009TV Movie documentaryHimself - Author In Defense of Food
Fresh2009/IDocumentaryHimself
PolyCultures: Food Where We Live2009DocumentaryHimself
How Stuff Works2008TV Series documentaryHimself - Author, 'The Omnivore's Dilemma'
Food, Inc.2008DocumentaryHimself - Author, 'The Omnivore's Dilemma'
Independent Lens2008TV Series documentary
Killer at Large2008DocumentaryHimself, Author, The Omnivores Dilemma
Food Fight2008DocumentaryHimself
King Corn2007DocumentaryHimself - University of California
Amazon Fishbowl with Bill Maher2006TV SeriesHimself
American Masters2003TV Series documentaryHimself
The Media Show1988TV Series documentaryHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016IDA AwardInternational Documentary AssociationBest Limited SeriesCooked (2016)· Alex Gibney
· Stacey Offman
· Caroline Suh


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