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James L. Brooks

James L. Brooks was born on May 9, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Simpsons (1989), The Simpsons Movie (2007) and As Good as It Gets (1997). He has been married to Holly Holmberg Brooks since July 23, 1978. They have three children. He was previously married to Marianne Catherine Morrissey.

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May 9, 1940 In Brooklyn, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Musik im Spiegel der Gefühle
Latest Project:
Movie Misery Loves Comedy 2015-04-14

Won 3 Oscars. Another 42 wins & 71 nominations.

Known For
Poster of As Good as It Gets
Poster of The Simpsons
Poster of Terms of Endearment
Poster of The Simpsons Movie
Movie Harry Benson: Shoot First Unknown 2016
Movie Trumptastic Voyage Unknown 2015
Movie Misery Loves Comedy Unknown 2015-04-14
Movie The Simpsons Take the Bowl Unknown 2014
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks Unknown 2013-06-15
Movie The Longest Daycare Unknown 2012
Series The Adventures of Dugg & Lemmy Unknown 2012
Movie The Dictator Unknown 2012-05-16
Movie 50/50 Unknown 2011
Movie Broadcast News: James L. Brooks - A Singular Voice Unknown 2011
Series America in Primetime Himself - Co-Creator, The Mary Tyler Moore Show / ... 2011-10-30
Series Hollywood's Best Film Directors Unknown 2011
Movie Hans Zimmer - Der Sound für Hollywood Unknown 2011
Movie The Simpsons: Access All Areas Unknown 2010
Movie The Simpsons: Mischief & Mayhem Unknown 2010
Movie The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special: In 3-D! On Ice! Unknown 2010
Movie Presidential Reunion Unknown 2010
Movie The Simpsons: Celebrity Friends Himself 2010-01-13
Movie How Do You Know Unknown 2010-12-17
Movie Heidi Montag Says No to Plastic Unknown 2010
Series TV Land Moguls Unknown 2009
Series Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America Unknown 2009
Series Kevin Pollak's Chat Show Unknown 2009-03-22
Movie Funny People Unknown 2009-07-31
Movie The Simpsons Ride Unknown 2008
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 2008
Movie The 5th Annual TV Land Awards Unknown 2007
Movie Dreams on Spec Unknown 2007
Movie The Simpsons Game Unknown 2007-10-30
Movie Big: Chemistry of a Classic Unknown 2007
Movie The Simpsons Movie Unknown 2007
Movie Then She Found Me Unknown 2007
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2007-02-21
Movie Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Unknown 2006-11-03
Movie A Terrifying Message from Al Gore Unknown 2006
Movie Accidents Will Happen Unknown 2006
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Series Backstory Unknown 2005
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Movie Spanglish Unknown 2004-12-17
Movie Eight Characters in Search of a Sitcom Unknown 2003
Movie Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Unknown 2003-11-15
Movie The Simpsons: Hit & Run Unknown 2003
Series Bravo Profiles Unknown 2002
Movie She Turned the World on with Her Smile: The Making of 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' Himself 2002-09-24
Movie The Royal Tenenbaums Unknown 2001
Movie Riding in Cars with Boys Unknown 2001-10-19
Movie AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies Unknown 2000
Series The Critic Unknown 2000
Movie Inside TV Land: The Dick Van Dyke Show Unknown 2000
Movie 'The Simpsons': America's First Family Unknown 2000
Movie Influences: From Yesterday to Today Himself 1999
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie The 70th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1998-03-23
Movie Musik im Spiegel der Gefühle Unknown 1998
Movie Rushmore Unknown 1998
Series The 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards Himself - Winner: Best Motion Picture - Comedy / Musical & Nominee: Best Director / Best Screenplay 1998-01-18
Movie Getting the Goods on 'As Good As It Gets' Unknown 1997
Movie As Good as It Gets Unknown 1997-12-25
Series The Works Unknown 1996-10-03
Movie Bottle Rocket Unknown 1996-02-21
Movie Jerry Maguire Unknown 1996-12-13
Series The Critic Unknown 1995
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Movie Related by Birth Unknown 1994
Series De Sylvia Millecam Show Unknown 1994
Movie I'll Do Anything Unknown 1994
Movie Virtual Bart Unknown 1994
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jack Nicholson Unknown 1994
Series Phenom Unknown 1994
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 1991-09-30
Movie The Simpsons Unknown 1991
Movie My Own Private Idaho Unknown 1991-09-29
Movie The Best of the Tracey Ullman Show Unknown 1990
Series The 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1990
Movie Do the Bartman Unknown 1990
Movie Say Anything... Unknown 1989
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie The War of the Roses Unknown 1989-12-08
Movie The 41st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Winner: Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program & Nominee: Best Writing in a Variety or Music Program 1989-09-17
Movie The 60th Annual Academy Awards Himself - Nominee: Best Picture & Best Original Screenplay 1988-04-11
Movie The 45th Annual Golden Globe Awards Himself - Nominee: Best Comedy / Musical, Director & Screenplay 1988-01-23
Movie Big Unknown 1988
Movie Broadcast News Unknown 1987
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Series The Tracey Ullman Show Unknown 1987-04-05
Movie Jumpin' Jack Flash Unknown 1986
Movie The 56th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1984-04-09
Movie The Ratings Game Unknown 1984-12-15
Movie Terms of Endearment Unknown 1983-12-09
Movie Modern Romance Unknown 1981
Series The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1981
Series The Associates Unknown 1980
Movie Carlton Your Doorman Unknown 1980
Movie Starting Over Unknown 1979-10-05
Series Lou Grant Unknown 1979
Movie Real Life Unknown 1979
Series The 31st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Winner: Outstanding Comedy Series 1979-09-09
Series Taxi Unknown 1978-09-12
Movie Cindy Unknown 1978
Movie The 28th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Winner: Outstanding Comedy Series 1976-05-17
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Phyllis Unknown 1975-09-08
Series Rhoda Unknown 1974-09-09
Series Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers Unknown 1974
Movie Thursday's Game Unknown 1974
Movie Going Places Unknown 1973
Movie Class of '55 Unknown 1972
Movie The 23rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1971
Series Mary Tyler Moore Unknown 1970-09-19
Series Mayberry R.F.D. Unknown 1970
Series My Friend Tony Unknown 1969
Series Room 222 Unknown 1969-09-17
Series The Doris Day Show Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Accidental Family Unknown 1967
Series Hey, Landlord Unknown 1967
Series Good Morning, World Unknown 1967
Series My Mother the Car Unknown 1965
Series That Girl Unknown 1965-02-06
Series Time-Life Specials: The March of Time Unknown 1965
Series October Madness: The World Series Unknown 1965
Series Men in Crisis Unknown 1964
Series The Andy Griffith Show Unknown 1960-10-03
Series My Three Sons Unknown 1960-09-29