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‘Super Size Me’ Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock Dead at 53

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‘Super Size Me’ Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock Dead at 53

‘Super Size Me’ Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock Dead at 53

‘Super Size Me’ Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock , Dead at 53.

NBC News reports that the Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker died on Thursday due to cancer.

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It was a sad day, as we said goodbye to my brother Morgan, Morgan Spurlock’s Brother, Craig, via statement .

Morgan gave so much through his art, ideas and generosity.

Today the world has lost a true creative genius and a special man.

I am so proud to have worked together with him, Morgan Spurlock’s Brother, Craig, via statement .

Spurlock’s films usually dealt with sociopolical issues, his most famous being “Super Size Me.”.

In the film, Spurlock ate only McDonald’s for 30 days straight and documented the experience.

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The experiment had a drastic effect on both his physical and mental health.

Showcasing the dangers of a poor diet and spreading awareness on the unhealthy nutritional content from fast food restaurants.

The film was nominated for best documentary at the 2005 Academy Awards.

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Spurlock also directed "Where in the World Is Osama bin Laden?," "The Greatest Movie Ever Sold," and "Mansome".

In 2013, he directed "One Direction: This Is Us," a 3-D concert film.


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