Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks

Age
88
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
Showbiz Today TV Show
Showbiz Today
Saturday Night Clive (UK) TV Show
Saturday Night Clive (UK)
The Celebrity Game (UK) TV Show
The Celebrity Game (UK)
 

Main Movie Roles

2014 - Mr. Peabody & Sherman
2005 - The Producers
2005 - Robots
1998 - The Prince of Egypt
1995 - Dracula: Dead and Loving it
1994 - The Little Rascals
1993 - Robin Hood: Men in Tights
1991 - Life Stinks
1990 - Look Who's Talking Too
1987 - Spaceballs
1983 - To Be or Not to Be
1981 - History of the World: Part I
1979 - The Muppet Movie
1977 - High Anxiety
1976 - Silent Movie
1974 - Young Frankenstein
1974 - Blazing Saddles
1970 - The Twelve Chairs
1968 - The Producers

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Yogurt (Voiced)
15
Uncle Phil
5
Himself - Actor
4
Himself
2
Himself (Voiced)
1
The Angry Cat (Voiced)
1
Tom (Voiced)
1
Mr. Miller (Voiced)
1
Himself
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • Son 'Eddie Brooks' (qv) manages a band called "Early Edison".
  • Is an avid fan of Russian literature, occasionally making references to works and writers in his films.
  • 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).
  • Godfather of 'Alan Yentob' (qv)'s children.
  • Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy", by Ronald L. Smith, pg. 63-66. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387
  • Worked with son 'Nicky Brooks' (qv) at Brooksfilm. Nicky was a story editor on _The Fly (1986)_ (qv), _The Fly II (1989)_ (qv) and _Spaceballs (1987)_ (qv).
  • He and 'Anne Bancroft (I)' (qv) met on the set of a TV talk show, and Mel later paid a woman who worked on the show to tell him which restaurant Bancroft was going to eat at that night so he could "accidentally" bump into her again and strike up a conversation.
  • Grandson Henry Michael Brooks (Max's son) born April 2005.


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