Tom Berenger

Tom Berenger

Director of 'Roger and Me' (1989)
Michael Moore's 1989 debut documentary Roger & Me made him rich and famous and put him in the spotlight as a champion of the common folk against corporate greed. (The Roger of the title was Roger Smith, then the president of General Motors; the film examined GM's role in Moore's struggling hometown of Flint, Michigan.) Almost comically un-glamorous and notoriously liberal, Moore appears in his own films as narrator and interviewer and has made a career out of being funny and provocative in print as well as on screen. He has hosted television shows (TV Nation and The Awful Truth in the mid-1990s), worked on the staff of Mother Jones magazine, and authored the best-selling books Downsize This! (1996) and Stupid White Men...and Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation (2002). Bowling for Columbine (2002), his documentary about gun-related violence in the United States, won the 2003 Oscar for Best Documentary. In 2004 his documentary Fahrenheit 9/11, a harsh analysis of the Saudi Arabian ties of George W. Bush, won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.Moore's acceptance speech at the 2003 Academy Awards included a now-famous tirade against George W. Bush, whom Moore called a "fictitious president"... The title Fahrenheit 9/11 is a play on Fahrenheit 451, the futuristic novel by Ray Bradbury in which books are burned at that temperature.Source: answers.com
An actress is doing a real balancing act-trying to be married and have children, so you don't go out drinking with a bunch of guys till 2 a.m. Women are a little more tender.More Tom Berenger quotes [06/20/2006 12:06:00]
Even my agents say, We don't know what this business is anymoreMore Tom Berenger quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Around mid-life everyone goes maniac a little bit.More Tom Berenger quotes [06/20/2006 12:06:00]
I came in on the tail end of the old school of HollywoodMore Tom Berenger quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I wrote a script. I actually enjoyed writing it more than acting. It's about the Irish rebellion of 1920, which is a fascinating period and place for meMore Tom Berenger quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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