Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, who only ate McDonald's in film "Super Size Me" dies of cancer

Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, who chronicled a 30-day period when he ate only McDonald's food in the Oscar-nominated "Super Size Me," to help raise awareness about the dangers of poor nutrition, died Thursday in New York from complications of cancer. Morgan Spurlock died at age 53.

"Today the world has lost a true creative genius and a special man. "I am so proud to have worked together with him."

-- Craig Spurlock (brother)

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