‘Super Size Me’ Star Morgan Spurlock Dead at 53 – EVOL

Morgan Spurlock, the star and director of the groundbreaking documentary “Super Size Me,” has died at just 53 years old.

The Academy Award-nominated documentarian died due to complications from cancer on Thursday in New York, his family revealed.

“It was a sad day, as we said goodbye to my brother Morgan,” his brother Craig Spurlock said in a statement.

“Morgan gave so much through his art, ideas, and generosity.

“Today the world has lost a true creative genius and a special man.

“I am so proud to have worked together with him.”

A native West Virginian, Spurlock made waves in 2004 with “Super Size Me.”

As an experiment for the documentary, he ate nothing but McDonald’s for a month.

The documentary, innovative and jarring, showed how Spurlock’s physical and mental health changed over the course of 30 days.

It took Spurlock 14 months to lose the weight he had gained during the experiment.

His next big project was in 2008, a film called “Where In the World is Osama bin Laden?”

Throughout the documentary, Spurlock tries to locate the now-deceased terrorist.

Additional projects include “One Direction: This Is Us” and the reality television show “30 Days,” which he executive



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