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

2013 - Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic
2013 - Mr. Peabody & Sherman
2005 - The Producers
2005 - The Producers
2005 - Robots
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 - Blazing Saddles
1974 - Young Frankenstein
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
Uncle Phil
5
Himself - Actor
4
Himself - Mr. Peabody & Sherman
2
Himself
2
Mel Brooks
1
Mel Brooks (Voiced)
1
The Angry Cat (Voiced)
1
Tom (Voiced)
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • Has directed two performers to Oscar-nominations: 'Gene Wilder' (qv) (for _The Producers (1968)_ (qv)) and 'Madeline Kahn' (qv) (for _Blazing Saddles (1974)_ (qv)).
  • Part of his duties in WWII was defusing landmines in areas before the infantry moved in.
  • He is a close friend of Italian TV star 'Ezio Greggio' (qv), whose movies he inspired. Brooks is often a guest in Greggio's shows, and Brooks offered Greggio a small part in his _Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)_ (qv), due to this friendship.
  • Has cited his favorite films as _Ladri di biciclette (1948)_ (qv) (aka The Bicycle Thief) and _La grande illusion (1937)_ (qv).
  • He produced and wrote the music, lyrics, and book for the Broadway musical version of "The Producers" (2001), a musical version of his earlier movie _The Producers (1968)_ (qv). The hit musical then lead to the hit movie _The Producers (2005)_ (qv).
  • Won 3 Tonys in 2001 for "The Producers" - Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Musical Score.
  • He and Bancroft married at New York City Hall, where a passer-by served as their witness.
  • In 1966, he was about to co-star in a movie called "Easy Come, Easy Go" with 'Jan Berry (I)' (qv) and 'Dean Torrence' (qv) in the leading roles. What would have been his on-screen debut, was canceled due to a car wreck during shooting, in which Berry suffered a severe brain damage and paralysis. On the casting list was also British comedy star 'Terry-Thomas' (qv).


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