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Albert Brooks

Albert Brooks

Age
67
Birthday
Jul. 22nd, 1947
Born in
Beverly Hills, California, USA
Height
5' 10"

Albert Brooks' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Hot Wheels TV Show
Hot Wheels
 

Main Movie Roles

2007 - The Simpsons Movie
2003 - The In-Laws
2003 - Finding Nemo
2001 - My First Mister
1999 - The Muse
1998 - Dr. Dolittle
1998 - Out of Sight
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)
7
Lenny Botwin
4
Christopher Leacock (segment "Love and Operation Model")
1
College Student
1
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BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • Once performed a humorless, five-minute stand up comedy routine on _"The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (1962)_ (qv) that didn't produce a single laugh until the punchline - when he explained to the audience that he had been working as a stand up comic for five years and had run out of material. 'Johnny Carson (I)' (qv) swore the hilarity which followed this set-up lasted a full minute.
  • (1 October 1998) Son, Jacob Eli, born
  • Brother of 'Bob Einstein (I)' (qv) who is best known for his character "Super Dave" Osbourne.
  • Brooks has been honored by the American Film Institute with a retrospective of his work at the first U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen Colorado.
  • Brooks attended Carnegie Tech in Pittsburgh, but dropped out after one year to focus on comedy.
  • Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy", by Ronald L. Smith, pg.61-62. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387
  • 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.
  • Has starred in two movies where the song "Beyond the Sea" has played over the end credits. _My First Mister (2001)_ (qv) and _Finding Nemo (2003)_ (qv).


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