Today (January 4) is Michael Stipe’s birthday, and while the singer is best known for fronting R.E.M., he’s also been involved in a number of projects, particularly when it comes to film. Here’s a sample of some of our favorite Stipe film credits via his IMDb page.
1998 – Velvet Goldmine
Stipe received an Executive Producer credit for this fictitious glam rock romp that starred Ewan McGregor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Christian Bale and Toni Collette.
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