Liberal political activist who released the documentaries Fahrenheit 9/11, Sicko, Capitalism: A Love Story, Roger and Me and Bowling for Columbine. His documentaries cover political issues such as globalization, big corporations, and the American healthcare system.
He achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.
His Fahrenheit 9/11 documentary set the box office record for documentary films in 2004.
He was married to Kathleen Glynn from 1991 to 2014. He and Kathleen had a daughter named Natalie together.
He became known for his criticism of such right wing politicians as President George W. Bush.