Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks

Age
90
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 - Mr. Peabody & Sherman
2013 - Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic
2005 - The Producers
2005 - Robots
2005 - The Producers
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 - Young Frankenstein
1974 - Blazing Saddles
1970 - The Twelve Chairs

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Yogurt (Voiced)
15
Himself - Actor
6
Uncle Phil
5
Mel Brooks
4
Himself - Guest
3
Himself
2
Himself - Guest
2
Mel Brooks
1
Mel Brooks (Voiced)
1
The Angry Cat (Voiced)
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • Though _Blazing Saddles (1974)_ (qv) and _Young Frankenstein (1974)_ (qv) are often cited as his best and most popular films as a director, his biggest video sales are _Spaceballs (1987)_ (qv) and _Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)_ (qv).
  • 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).
  • Would much rather write than direct.
  • Godfather of 'Alan Yentob' (qv)'s children.
  • 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).
  • The 1944 edition of the Eastern District High School (Brooklyn, N.Y.) yearbook featured the future Mel Brooks (born Melvin Kaminsky) stating that his goal was to become President of the United States; forty-three years later, in 1987, his ambition was to be fulfilled, if only in fiction and in part -- in the movie _Spaceballs (1987)_ (qv), he portrayed Spaceball leader "President Skroob".
  • Grandson Henry Michael Brooks (Max's son) born April 2005.
  • 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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