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Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks was born Melvin Kaminsky on June 28, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York. He served in WWII, and afterwards got a job playing the drums at nightclubs in the Catskills. Brooks eventually started a comedy act and also worked in radio and as Master Entertainer at Grossinger's Resort before going to television. He was a writer for, Your Show of Shows...

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Jun 28, 1926 In Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
Latest Project:
Series The Queen Latifah Show 2017-10-23

Won 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 30 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Producers
Poster of Spaceballs
Poster of History of the World: Part I
Poster of Blazing Saddles
Movie The 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2018
Series Bravo Profiles Unknown 2018
Movie The 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Winner & Presenter 2018
Movie The EE British Academy Film Awards Himself - BAFTA Fellowship Recipient 2017-02-12
Movie The Last Laugh Himself 2017-05-02
Movie Back in the Saddle Himself - Writer / Director 2017-09-24
Movie Sue Perkins' Comedy Greats: The Entertainers Himself 2017-08-27
Series The Queen Latifah Show Unknown 2017-10-23
Movie The Guardian Brothers Rogman 2016-01-01
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden Unknown 2015-03-23
Series The Comedians Unknown 2015-04-09
Movie 2015 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Himself - Presenter & Nominee 2015-09-12
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Steve Martin Himself 2015-06-13
Movie Hotel Transylvania 2 Unknown 2015-09-25
Movie Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story Unknown 2015-11-17
Movie The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2015-09-20
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jane Fonda Himself 2014-06-14
Movie Mr. Peabody & Sherman Unknown 2014-03-07
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks Himself - Honoree 2013-06-15
Movie Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy Himself 2013-01-01
Movie Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Himself 2013-07-31
Series Special Look Unknown 2012-06-01
Movie Excavating the 2000 Year Old Man Himself 2012-03-01
Series Inside Comedy Unknown 2012-01-01
Series The Talk Unknown 2010-10-18
Series Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Movie Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1970's Himself 2009-05-19
Movie Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1980s, 1990s and 2000s Himself 2009-08-11
Movie A Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of Thrillers Himself - Interviewee 2009-10-02
Movie The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Himself 2009-12-29
Series Glenn Martin DDS Unknown 2009-08-17
Movie Mike Douglas: Moments & Memories Himself 2008-03-25
Movie The 62nd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2008-06-15
Movie Get Smart Unknown 2008-06-20
Movie AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition Himself 2007-06-20
Movie Forbes Celebrity 100: Who Made Bank? Himself 2006-07-16
Movie The 11th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Himself 2006-01-09
Movie The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards Himself - Nominee 2006-01-16
Movie The Producers Unknown 2005-12-25
Movie Robots Unknown 2005-03-11
Movie Spaceballs: The Documentary Himself 2005-05-05
Movie John Candy: Comic Spirit Himself 2005-05-03
Movie The Comedians' Comedian None 2005-01-01
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Movie Home on the Range Unknown 2004-04-02
Series Broadway: The American Musical Himself 2004-10-19
Series Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks Wiley the Sheep 2003-09-03
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series Enough Rope with Andrew Denton Unknown 2003-03-17
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Movie 100 Years of Hope and Humor Himself 2003-04-20
Movie It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie Unknown 2002-11-29
Movie The Making of 'The Producers' Himself 2002-12-03
Series The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Unknown 2002-07-20
Movie Inside TV Land: Get Smart Himself 2001-07-30
Movie The 55th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2001-06-03
Series Parkinson Unknown 2000-01-04
Series Curb Your Enthusiasm Unknown 2000-10-15
Series Dora the Explorer Unknown 2000-08-14
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Series The Martin Short Show Unknown 1999-09-13
Series The Sopranos Unknown 1999-01-10
Movie The Prince of Egypt Unknown 1998-12-18
Movie AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies Himself 1998-06-16
Movie I Am Your Child Himself 1997-04-28
Series Corazón de... Unknown 1997-07-07
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie Dracula: Dead and Loving It Professor Van Helsing 1995-12-22
Series Extra Unknown 1994-09-05
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Movie Hal Roach: Hollywood's King of Laughter Himself 1994-04-07
Movie The Silence of the Hams Unknown 1994-03-11
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Movie Robin Hood: Men in Tights Unknown 1993-07-28
Series Corazón, corazón Unknown 1993-07-04
Series Mad About You Unknown 1992-09-23
Movie Mickey's Audition Movie Director 1992-10-01
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Dateline NBC Unknown 1992-03-31
Movie The 5th Annual American Comedy Awards Himself 1991-04-03
Movie Life Stinks Goddard Bolt 1991-07-26
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 1991-09-30
Series Broadway Beat Himself 1990-10-22
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie Spaceballs President Skroob / Yogurt 1987-06-24
Series The Tracey Ullman Show Unknown 1987-04-05
Series American Masters Unknown 1986-06-23
Movie The Fly Unknown 1986-08-15
Movie Solarbabies Unknown 1986-11-26
Series Larry King Live Unknown 1985-06-03
Series Cinema 3 Unknown 1984-10-17
Movie Frances Unknown 1983-02-03
Movie To Be or Not to Be Dr. Frederick Bronski 1983-12-16
Series Wogan Unknown 1982-10-22
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Movie History of the World: Part I Moses / Comicus / Torquemada / Jacques / King Louis XVI 1981-06-12
Series Working in the Theatre Unknown 1979-09-02
Movie The Muppet Movie Professor Max Krassman 1979-06-22
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Alfred Hitchcock Himself 1979-03-12
Movie Mickey's 50 Himself 1978-11-19
Movie High Anxiety Richard H. Thorndyke 1977-12-25
Series When Things Were Rotten Unknown 1975-09-10
Movie The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother Unknown 1975-12-14
Movie Free to Be... You & Me Baby Boy 1974-03-11
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Movie Blazing Saddles Governor Lepetomane / Indian Chief 1974-02-07
Series Great Performances Unknown 1972-11-04
Series The Electric Company Blond-Haired Cartoon Man 1971-10-25
Series Film 2017 Unknown 1971-11-16
Series The David Frost Show Unknown 1969-07-07
Movie The 41st Annual Academy Awards Himself - Winner 1969-04-14
Series 60 Minutes Unknown 1968-09-24
Series The Dick Cavett Show Unknown 1968-03-04
Movie The Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris Special Unknown 1967
Series The Hollywood Squares Unknown 1966-10-17
Movie The 37th Annual Academy Awards Himself - Audience Member 1965-04-05
Series The Dick Emery Show Unknown 1963-07-13
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1961-12-11
Series The New Steve Allen Show Unknown 1961
Series Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Unknown 1954-10-27
Series Your Show of Shows Unknown 1953
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20