Caption: Michael Stipe at event of Ji (2013)
Soundtrack, Producer, Actor
Born: January 4, 1960
Star sign: Capricorn
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Known for: Independence Day (1996), Vanilla Sky (2001), Neighbors (2014), Bowling for Columbine (2002)
John Michael Stipe was born in Decatur, Georgia, on January 4th, 1960. Since his father was in the military, they moved around a lot. In 1980, while he was attending the University of Georgia (studying painting and photography), he met Mike Mills, Peter Buck and Bill Berry. They dropped out of school to form R.E.M., which, with over 40 million ...