Michael Pollan

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Birthday
6, 1955
Birthplace
Long Island, NY
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
6, 1955 (age 64)
Birthplace
Long Island, NY

About

Author and journalist whose works include The Omnivore's Dilemma, The Botany of Desire, and Mother Jones. He also held a professorship in the graduate journalism program at the University of California-Berkeley.

Before Fame

He studied English at both Bennington College and Columbia University. He published his first work, Second Nature: A Gardener's Education, in 1991.

Trivia

He appeared in the documentary film, King Corn.

Family Life

He married Judith Belzer in 1987. He is the New York-born son of newspaper columnist, Corky Pollan, and author and consultant, Stephen Pollan.

Associated With

His works bear comparison to the motivational books of writer Tony Robbins.