Current Residence: Neverland Valley Ranch, Los Olivos, California, USA
Parents: Katherine (*May 4, 1930) & Joseph Jackson (*July 26, 1929)
Godchild: Michael Gibb (son of Barry Gibb - 'Bee Gees') Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)
Eye Colour: Dark brown
Hair Colour: Black
Shoe Size: US 10 (European 42)
Secondary School Qualifications: high-school diploma
Interests & Hobbies: Reading, painting, martial arts, dancing, acting, drawing, animals, philanthropic and humanitarian causes, going to amusement parks, travelling, shopping, going to the movies, spending time with children (especially terminally ill and underprivileged children), collecting paintings, sculptures, movie memorabilia and old costumes, investing
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Best Friend: Elizabeth Taylor
Idols: Charlie Chaplin, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelley, Berry Gordy, Quincy Jones, Three Stooges, Walt Disney
Favourite Accessory: Black Fedora
Favourite Actors & Actresses: Shirley Temple, Elizabeth Taylor, Katherine Hepburn, Morgan Freeman, Marlon Brando
Favourite Artists: Michaelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci
Favourite Board Game: Monopoly
Favourite Books: 'Peter Pan' by James Matthew Barrie, 'Jonathan Livingstone Seagull' by Richard Bach, 'The Old Man And The Sea' by Ernest Hemingway
Favourite Classical Composers: Claude Debussy ('Afternoon of the Fawn'), Pjotr Iljitsch Tschaikowsky, Sergei Sergejewitsch Prokofjew
Favourite Colours: Red, black
Favourite Disney Characters: Mickey Mouse, Peter Pan, Pinocchio
Favourite Drink: mineral water (e.g. Evian, Perrier), fruit juice (orange), vegetable juice (carrot), Gatorade (during concerts)
"HIStory - Past, Present And Future - Book 1"
"Blood On The Dance Floor - HIStory In The Mix"
Films Released in 1978, The Wiz, directed by Sidney Lumet, is a remake of one of Michael Jackson's favourite movies "The Wizard of Oz". The film has an all blackcast with Diana Ross playing the lead role of Dorothy and Richard Pryor as The Wiz. Michael Jackson plays the Scarecrow. The Wiz was Michael’s first step into the movies and he found he enjoyed the 5-hour make-up sessions, 6 days a week, transforming him into the Scarerow and be able to become a different character. THE WIZ
MOONWALKER Films Released in 1988, Moonwalker is a magical, musical journey into the world of Michael Jackson. Directed by Jerry Kramer and Colin Chilvers, starring Joe Pesci as Mr Big and Sean Lennon, Kellie Parker and Brandon Adams. Moonwalker is a story of good over evil, mixed in with fantastic songs and dance numbers, animation and the latest special effects of the time.
Films GHOSTS A short film of 38 minutes released in 1996/97, Ghosts was written by Michael Jackson and Stephen King and directed by Oscar-winner Stan Winston, the world's foremost creator of creatures. Winston is the man behind characters such as 'The Terminator', the extra-terrestrial monstrosities of 'Aliens' and the amazing dinosaurs of 'Jurassic Park'. Featuring latest special effects, make-up and dance routines, Michael plays a number of characters that look nothing like each other making use of great make-up and special effects.