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 movie clips: http://j.mp/1J8PYCc BUY THE MOVIE: http://amzn.to/srz1dT Don't miss the HOTTEST NEW TRAILERS: http://bit.ly/1u2y6pr 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.