Jun. 28th, 1926
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Mel Brooks' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
Guest TV Roles[none found]
- Son 'Eddie Brooks' (qv) manages a band called "Early Edison".
- In the original film version of _The Producers (1968)_ (qv), Brooks' voice can be heard singing the line "Don't be stupid/Be a schmarty/Come and join the Nazi Party" during the "Springtime for Hitler" number. For the Broadway musical version, he repeats this task, with the live actor lip-synching to a recording of Brooks.
- Grandson Henry Michael Brooks (Max's son) born April 2005.
- He attended film director 'Alfred Hitchcock (I)' (qv)'s funeral.
- Would much rather write than direct.
- His stage name is an adaptation of his mother's maiden name, Brookman.
- Named one of E!'s "Top 20 entertainers of 2001.".
- He, 'Anne Bancroft (I)' (qv) and their son 'Max Brooks (I)' (qv) have all won Emmys.