Michael J. Gallagher

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Michael Gallagher was born in San Diego, California. He began his career on YouTube, where he has garnered over 1 million subscribers and was one of the original co-founders of Maker Studios. He is a director and writer, known for Funny Story (2018), Internet Famous (2016), Smiley (2012) and The Thinning franchise. See full bio »

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The Thinning Director


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 2018 Funny Story
 2016/II The Lottery (Short)
 2016 The Thinning
 2016 It Gets Worse (Short)
 2016 Internet Famous (as Michael Gallagher)
 2015 How to Survive High School (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Your First Crush (2015)
- The First Day (2015)
 2015 I Hate Myselfie 2 (Short)
 2015 I Hate Myselfie (Short) (as Michael Gallagher)
 2014/IV Unfinished Business (Short)
 2014 Interns (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Episode #2.8 (2014)
- Episode #2.7 (2014)
- Episode #2.6 (2014)
- Episode #2.5 (2014)
- Episode #2.4 (2014)
 2013 Storytellers (TV Series) (2013)
 2013 Reg Rolled (Video short)
 2013 BlackBoxTV (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Girls on Ice (2013)
- Dick Head (2013)
 2013 Valentine's Day Rises (TV Series)
 2012 Smiley
 2009-2011 Totally Sketch (TV Series) (45 episodes)
- The Bet (2011)
- The Creeper (2011)
- Poked (2010)
- iPhone 4 (2010)
 2010 Shane Dawson TV (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2009 Valentine's Day Rises (TV Series)
 2007 Flattest (Short)
 2007 Roadkill (Video)
 2007 Dave's Tweeter (Short)
 2006 Flatter (Short)
 2006 Critic's Corner (Short)
 2005 The Featured Extra (Short)
 2005/I Flat (Short)
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Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (5 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
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Alternate Names:

Michael Gallagher | Mike Gallagher | TotallySketch


6' (1.83 m)

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Has attended high school summer programs at the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles, California. See more »


Shooting a film in only "Closeups" and "Wides"

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