Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks

Age
87
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

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 - Blazing Saddles
1974 - Young Frankenstein
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:
  • At the opening of the Brodway version of "The Producers", he was asked by a reporter if he was nervious about the play's reception, since it cost $40 million to produce. Brooks joked, "If it flops, I'll take the other sixty million and fly to Rio." He didn't have to worry, since the play was both a critical and financial success.
  • Won 3 Tonys in 2001 for "The Producers" - Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Musical Score.
  • Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy", by Ronald L. Smith, pg. 63-66. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387
  • Named one of E!'s "Top 20 entertainers of 2001.".
  • 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.
  • Served as a corporal in the US army in North Africa during World War II.
  • Performed a rap song for the soundtrack of _History of the World: Part I (1981)_ (qv) called "It's Good To Be The King". It was a surprisingly successful hip-hop/dance hit in 1981. He followed it up with "Hitler Rap" for _To Be or Not to Be (1983)_ (qv). The song was not as successful. But the lyric "Don't be stupid, be a smarty/Come and join the Nazi Party" was originally used in the original movie version of _The Producers (1968)_ (qv), then later reused in Brooks' Broadway version of "The Producers".
  • Named one of People Magazine's "25 Most Intriguing People of 2001".


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