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Birth Name: James Lawrence Brooks

Age: 77, born 9 May 1940

Country of origin: United States


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Description: Born on May 9, 1940, in Brooklyn, New York, James L. Brooks's television series Room 222 won an Emmy Award in 1970. As the decade progressed, Brooks created a number of iconic TV shows, including The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Taxi. In 1984, he won Academy Awards for writing, producing and directing Terms of Endearment. Brooks also helped develop The Simpsons and had another hit film with As Good as It Gets (1997). James Lawrence Brooks, who is generally known as James L. Brooks, was born on May 9, 1940, in Brooklyn, New York. After growing up in New Jersey, Brooks enrolled at New York University in 1958. He dropped out of sch ... (more)
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1. The Simpsons (1989)
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TV written by

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1. The Simpsons (1989)
Rating:
7.9
5318 Watched
2. Taxi (1978)
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6.8
219 Watched
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6.8
207 Watched
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7.2
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6.5
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Movies directed by

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Rating:
7.1
2370 Watched
2. Spanglish (2004)
Rating:
5.7
1142 Watched
Rating:
7.1
387 Watched
4. How Do You Know (2010)
Rating:
5.2
354 Watched
5. Broadcast News (1987)
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6.8
223 Watched




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1. Real Life (1979)
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6.8
41 want to see
2. Modern Romance (1981)
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7.3
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6.9
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4. Dreams on Spec (2007)
Rating:
6.5
5 Watched
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5.5
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