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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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#Fact
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.
2 Older brother of Tracy Pollan.
3 Brother-in-law of Michael J. Fox and Kelli Fox.
4 Uncle of Sam Michael Fox.
5 Knight 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
Cooked 2016 TV Mini-Series documentary executive producer - 4 episodes

Writer

Writer

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Cooked 2016 TV Mini-Series documentary based on the book by - 1 episode

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

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Food, Inc. 2008 Documentary special consultant

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ghost Bird 2009 Documentary special thanks
Independent Lens 2008 TV Series documentary very special thanks - 1 episode
Nova 2007 TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Food Evolution 2016 Documentary Himself
Natural Heroes 2009-2016 TV Series documentary Himself - Interviewee / Himself
In Defense of Food 2015 TV Movie documentary Narrator
Time to Choose 2015 Documentary Himself
Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret 2014 Documentary Himself
HuffPost Live Conversations 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Agenda with Steve Paikin 2013 TV Series Himself
The Chew 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Real Time with Bill Maher 2009-2013 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
Democracy Now! 2008-2013 TV Series Himself
The Colbert Report 2006-2013 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
Nothing Like Chocolate 2012 Documentary Himself
Overheard 2010 TV Series Himself - interviewee
The Foods That Make Billions 2010 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself - Author 'Food Rules: An Eater's Manifesto'
Deep Green 2010 Documentary Himself
Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us? 2010 Documentary Himself - Author, The Omnivore's Dilemma
The Daily Show 2010 TV Series Himself
The Botany of Desire 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
Vanishing of the Bees 2009 Documentary Himself - Author, In Defense of Food
Nourish: Food + Community 2009 Documentary short Himself
Earth 2100 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself - Author In Defense of Food
Fresh 2009/I Documentary Himself
PolyCultures: Food Where We Live 2009 Documentary Himself
How Stuff Works 2008 TV Series documentary Himself - Author, 'The Omnivore's Dilemma'
Food, Inc. 2008 Documentary Himself - Author, 'The Omnivore's Dilemma'
Independent Lens 2008 TV Series documentary
Killer at Large 2008 Documentary Himself, Author, The Omnivores Dilemma
Food Fight 2008 Documentary Himself
King Corn 2007 Documentary Himself - University of California
Amazon Fishbowl with Bill Maher 2006 TV Series Himself
American Masters 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
The Media Show 1988 TV Series documentary Himself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

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2016 IDA Award International Documentary Association Best Limited Series Cooked (2016) · Alex Gibney
· Stacey Offman
· Caroline Suh


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