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4 Unexpected Credits From Michael Stipe’s IMDb Page

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.

Velvet Goldmine Official Trailer #1 - (1998) HD

Velvet Goldmine movie clips: BUY THE MOVIE: Don't miss the HOTTEST NEW TRAILERS: CLIP DESCRIPTION: In 1984, British newspaper reporter Arthur Stuart (Christian Bale) investigates the career of 1970s glam rock star Brian Slade (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), who was heavily influenced in his early years by American rock singer Curt Wild.