Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks

Age
89
Birthday
Jun. 28th, 1926
Born in
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height
5' 5

Mel Brooks' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Electric Company TV Show
The Electric Company
Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks TV Show
Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies TV Show
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies
Parkinson (UK) TV Show
Parkinson (UK)
The New Steve Allen Show TV Show
The New Steve Allen Show
Saturday Night Clive (UK) TV Show
Saturday Night Clive (UK)
Showbiz Today TV Show
Showbiz Today
The Celebrity Game (UK) TV Show
The Celebrity Game (UK)
 

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Hotel Transylvania 2
2013 - Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic
2013 - Mr. Peabody & Sherman
2005 - The Producers
2005 - The Producers
2005 - Robots
2000 - Up at the Villa
1994 - The Little Rascals
1993 - Robin Hood: Men in Tights
1991 - Life Stinks
1990 - Look Who's Talking Too
1987 - Spaceballs
1987 - Spaceballs
1983 - To Be or Not to Be
1981 - History of the World: Part I
1981 - History of the World: Part I
1981 - History of the World: Part I
1981 - History of the World: Part I
1981 - History of the World: Part I
1979 - The Muppet Movie
1977 - High Anxiety
1976 - Silent Movie
1975 - The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother
1974 - Young Frankenstein
1974 - Blazing Saddles
1974 - Young Frankenstein
1974 - Blazing Saddles
1974 - Young Frankenstein
1970 - The Twelve Chairs

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Yogurt (Voiced)
15
Himself - Actor
6
Uncle Phil
5
Himself
2
Himself - Guest
2
Mel Brooks
1
Mel Brooks (Voiced)
1
The Angry Cat (Voiced)
1
Tom (Voiced)
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • Has cited his favorite films as _Ladri di biciclette (1948)_ (qv) (aka The Bicycle Thief) and _La grande illusion (1937)_ (qv).
  • Was considered for the role of Dr. Sam Loomis in _Halloween (1978)_ (qv).
  • Won 3 Tonys in 2001 for "The Producers" - Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Musical Score.
  • He, 'Anne Bancroft (I)' (qv) and their son 'Max Brooks (I)' (qv) have all won Emmys.
  • Children from his first marriage: 'Stefanie Brooks' (qv) (born 1956), 'Nicky Brooks' (qv) (born 1957) and 'Eddie Brooks' (qv) (born 1959). Son, 'Max Brooks (I)' (qv), with 'Anne Bancroft (I)' (qv) was born in 1972.
  • His film _The Producers (1968)_ (qv) was the inspiration for the title of U2's album "Achtung Baby".
  • His running "walk this way" gag is also the inspiration for the song "Walk This Way" by 'Aerosmith' (qv). The gag was copied from 'William Powell (I)' (qv)'s ad-lib in _After the Thin Man (1936)_ (qv).
  • His favorite song is "Yankee Doodle Dandy" by 'George M. Cohan' (qv).


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