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Michael Tobias

Born: Jun 27, 1951

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

Michael Tobias

Date of Birth : Jun 27, 1951

Michael Charles Tobias is an American author, ecologist, mountaineer, and filmmaker. His concerns include "the anthropology of conscience", which emphasizes humanity's capacity for non-violence, compassion, and tolerance. Tobias is an advocate for animal rights; In 2004 Tobias was honored with the Parabola Magazine Focus Award for his body of work in defense of the Earth. Ingrid Newkirk, co-founder and President of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, described Tobias as "one of the world’s great souls." Tobias is known for his novel, and 1991 ten-hour dramatic television series, Voice of the Planet for Turner Broadcasting starring William Shatner, as well as his best-selling book World War III: Population and the Biosphere at the End of the Millennium. Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, first wife of the 4th King of Bhutan, described Tobias' efforts as being "invaluable for policymakers and scientists... inspiration for the next generation of young ecologists wanting to make a difference in the world."


  • Film Producer
  • Writer
  • Screenwriter
  • Cinematographer
  • Film director
  • Television producer
  • Film Editor
  • Television Director
  • Mountaineer
  • Ecologist

Also known as

  • Michael Charles Tobias


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