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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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Movies written by

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3788 Watched
Rating:
7.1
2387 Watched
3. Spanglish (2004)
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5.7
1144 Watched
4. The Lego Movie (2014)
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7.4
966 Watched
Rating:
7.1
393 Watched




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1. The Simpsons (1989)
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7.9
5394 Watched
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7.4
1021 Watched
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7.2
590 Watched
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5.4
238 Watched
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7.2
112 Watched




TV written by

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Top rated
Most recent
1. The Simpsons (1989)
Rating:
7.9
5394 Watched
2. Taxi (1978)
Rating:
6.8
220 Watched
Rating:
6.8
208 Watched
Rating:
7.2
112 Watched
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6.5
33 Watched




Movies directed by

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Rating:
7.1
2387 Watched
2. Spanglish (2004)
Rating:
5.7
1144 Watched
Rating:
7.1
393 Watched
4. How Do You Know (2010)
Rating:
5.2
358 Watched
5. Broadcast News (1987)
Rating:
6.9
227 Watched




Movies

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1. Real Life (1979)
Rating:
6.8
42 want to see
2. Modern Romance (1981)
Rating:
7.3
24 Watched
Rating:
6.8
10 Watched
4. Dreams on Spec (2007)
Rating:
6.5
5 Watched
Rating:
5.5
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Directors' Favorite Actors/Actresses (90 person items)

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