Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks

actor, writer, producer

Mel Brooks was born on Jun 28, 1926 in USA. Mel Brooks's big-screen debut came with New Faces directed by Harry Horner in 1954. Mel Brooks is known for Toy Story 4 directed by Josh Cooley, Tom Hanks stars as Woody and Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear. Mel Brooks has got 28 awards and 39 nominations so far. The most recent award Mel Brooks achieved is Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards. The upcoming new movie Mel Brooks plays is Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank which will be released on Jul 15, 2022.

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 (1950) Caesar's Hour (1954) and wrote the Broadway show Shinbone Alley. He also worked in the creation of The 2000 Year Old Man (1975) and Max la menace (1965) before embarking on a highly successful film career in writing, acting, producing and directing.Brooks is famous for the spoofs of different film genres that he made such as Le shérif est en prison (1974), La folle histoire du monde (1981), La dernière folie de Mel Brooks (1976), Frankenstein junior (1974), Sacré Robin des Bois (1993), Le grand frisson (1977), Dracula mort et heureux de l'être (1995), and La Folle Histoire de l'espace (1987).

  • Birthday

    Jun 28, 1926
  • Place of Birth

    Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
  • Also known

    Melvin James Kaminsky

Known For


28 wins & 39 nominations

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards
Winner - Career Achievement Award
New Mexico Film Critics
Winner - Glenn Strange Honorary Award
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Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows