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 - Young Frankenstein
1974 - Blazing Saddles
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
2
Himself
2
Mel Brooks
1
Mel Brooks (Voiced)
1
The Angry Cat (Voiced)
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • According to his 1975 Playboy interview, Mel's favorite candy is Raisinets.
  • Served as a corporal in the US army in North Africa during World War II.
  • 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.
  • Is an avid fan of Russian literature, occasionally making references to works and writers in his films.
  • Son 'Eddie Brooks' (qv) manages a band called "Early Edison".
  • 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.
  • One of the few people to win an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy and a Tony. He won an Oscar for the screenplay of _The Producers (1968)_ (qv); 3 Emmys in a row (1997-1999) for his guest appearance as Uncle Phil in _"Mad About You" (1992)_ (qv); 3 Tonys for The Producers- Best Musical, Original Music Score and Book (musical); and 3 Grammys- Best Spoken Comedy Album for "The 2000 Year Old Man In The Year 2000" (1998, with 'Carl Reiner' (qv)) and two for The Producers (2001): Best Musical Show Album (as composer/lyricist) and Best Long Form Music Video (as artist).
  • Grandson Henry Michael Brooks (Max's son) born April 2005.


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