Albert Brooks

Albert Brooks

Jul. 22nd, 1947
Born in
Beverly Hills, California, USA
5' 10"

Albert Brooks' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Hot Wheels TV Show
Hot Wheels

Main Movie Roles

2015 - A Most Violent Year
2012 - This Is 40
2011 - Drive
2007 - The Simpsons Movie
2003 - Finding Nemo
2003 - The In-Laws
2001 - My First Mister
1999 - The Muse
1998 - Dr. Dolittle
1998 - Out of Sight
1997 - Critical Care
1994 - The Scout
1991 - Defending Your Life
1987 - Broadcast News
1985 - Lost in America
1983 - Terms of Endearment
1983 - Twilight Zone: The Movie
1980 - Private Benjamin
1979 - Real Life
1976 - Taxi Driver

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Hank Scorpio (Voiced)
Lenny Botwin
College Student
Himself - Guest
Christopher Leacock (segment "Love and Operation Model")
[Complete List]


  • Turned down the role of Edward Lewis in _Pretty Woman (1990)_ (qv).
  • His mother, singer/actress 'Thelma Leeds' (qv) had a brief career before marrying Albert's father and settling down to raise a family. She returned occasionally to film in son Albert's movies.
  • Brooks attended Carnegie Tech in Pittsburgh, but dropped out after one year to focus on comedy.
  • Albert's father, vaudeville/radio/film comedian 'Harry Parke' (qv) (aka Parkyakarkus) died of a heart attack when Albert was 11 in 1958. Parke collapsed next to 'Milton Berle' (qv) during a Friar's roast gathering honoring 'Lucille Ball' (qv) and 'Desi Arnaz' (qv) in Los Angeles.
  • Nephew of 'Zeke Manners' (qv)
  • (26 March 2000) daughter, Claire Elizabeth born
  • (1 October 1998) Son, Jacob Eli, born
  • Turned down the lead in _When Harry Met Sally... (1989)_ (qv) because he thought it was too much like a 'Woody Allen' (qv) script. Albert has been described as a West Coast Woody Allen

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