Jun. 28th, 1926
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Actor
Himself - Guest
Mel Brooks (Voiced)
The Angry Cat (Voiced)
- Calls his late wife 'Anne Bancroft (I)' (qv) his Obi-Wan Kenobi since she encouraged him to turn his movie _The Producers (1968)_ (qv) into a Broadway musical.
- Named one of People Magazine's "25 Most Intriguing People of 2001".
- His film _The Producers (1968)_ (qv) was the inspiration for the title of U2's album "Achtung Baby".
- Son 'Eddie Brooks' (qv) manages a band called "Early Edison".
- According to his 1975 Playboy interview, Mel's favorite candy is Raisinets.
- He attended film director 'Alfred Hitchcock (I)' (qv)'s funeral.
- Part of his duties in WWII was defusing landmines in areas before the infantry moved in.
- Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985." Pages 162-167. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988.