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James L. Brooks

Mostly Credited As: James L. Brooks
Sometimes Credited As: Jim Brooks
James Hell Brooks

Date Of Birth: May 09, 1940 (Age 74)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: North Bergen, New Jersey

James L. Brooks


James L. Brooks is 74 years old and was born on May 09, 1940.
He is known for the show The Mary Tyler Moore Show (Creator)
he is currently married to Holly Holmberg Brooks and has 3 children.
He was born in North Bergen, New Jersey (USA)

TV Appearances

Episode Cast Credits 

AMERICA In Primetime (2011) 
  Independent Woman 01x01: (Oct/30/2011) As Himself 

The Simpsons (1989) 
  The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special - In 3-D! On Ice! (Jan/10/2010) As Himself 
  A Star is Born Again 14x13: (Mar/02/2003) Voiced  Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 41st Annual Golden Globe Awards 41x01: (Jan/29/1984) As Winner: Best Motion Picture - Drama / Best Screenplay (for 'Terms of Endearment') 
  The 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards 55x01: (Jan/18/1998) As Winner: Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical (for 'As Good as it Gets') 

Prisoners of Gravity (1989) 
  Marketing & Merchandising 02x21: (Feb/28/1991) As Himself 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 56th Annual Academy Awards 32x01: (Apr/09/1984) As Winner: Best Picture / Best Director / Best Adapted Screenplay (for 'Terms of Endearment') 

The Emmy Awards (1949) 
  The 29th Annual Emmy Awards 29x01: (Sep/11/1977) As Winner: Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (for 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show': ep 'The Last Show) 
  The 23rd Annual Emmy Awards 23x01: (May/09/1971) As Winner: Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (for 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show': ep 'Support Your) 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Elliott Gould/Anne Murray 01x09: (Jan/10/1976) As Paul Reynold, [Uncredited]
Crew Credits

Show Crew


Lou Grant (1977)• Creator
• Executive Producer
Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers (1974)• Creator
• Executive Producer
Rhoda (1974)• Executive Producer
• Creator
Room 222 (1969)• Creator
Sibs (1991)• Executive Producer
Taxi (1978)• Executive Producer
• Creator
Accidental Family (1967)• Story Editor
The Associates (US) (1979)• Executive Producer
• Creator
The Critic (1994)• Executive Consultant
• Executive Producer
The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970)• Executive Producer
• Creator
The Simpsons (1989)• Executive Creative Consultant
• Developer
• Executive Producer (seasons 1-3)
The Tracey Ullman Show (1987)• Executive Producer
• Creator
What About Joan (2001)• Executive Producer

Episode Crew


Taxi (1978) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Like Father, Like Daughter 01x01 Sep/12/1978 As: Writer
The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970) (Credited in 6 episodes from this show) 
 
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The Last Show 07x24 Mar/19/1977 As: Writer
The Good-Time News 03x01 Sep/16/1972 As: Writer
Just a Lunch 01x17 Jan/16/1971 As: Writer
Christmas and the Hard Luck Kid 01x14 Dec/19/1970 As: Writer
Support Your Local Mother 01x06 Oct/24/1970 As: Writer
Rhoda (1974) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Rhoda's Wedding (2) 01x09 Oct/28/1974 As: Writer
Rhoda's Wedding (1) 01x08 Oct/28/1974 As: Writer
Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers (1974) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Pilot   Unaired As: Writer
Room 222 (1969) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Richie's Story 01x01 Sep/17/1969 As: Writer
My Friend Tony (1969) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Encounter 01x07 Feb/23/1969 As: Writer
The Doris Day Show (1968) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
The Job 01x11 Dec/17/1968 As: Writer
My Three Sons (1960) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
The Perfect Separation 08x27 Mar/09/1968 As: Writer
The Andy Griffith Show (1960) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Emmett's Brother-In-Law 08x18 Jan/08/1968 As: Writer
The Mayberry Chef 08x17 Jan/01/1968 As: Writer
Accidental Family (1967) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Hot Kid in a Cold Town 01x02 Sep/22/1967 As: Teleplay
That Girl (1966) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
 
Pass the Potatoes, Ethel Merman 02x01 Sep/07/1967 As: Writer
Rain, Snow and Rice 01x21 Feb/02/1967 As: Writer
Christmas and the Hard-Luck Kid 01x16 Dec/22/1966 As: Writer
My Mother the Car (1965) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
The Blabbermouth 01x28 Mar/22/1966 As: Writer
It Might as Well Be Spring as Not 01x26 Mar/08/1966 As: Writer
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Trivia

James is the owner of Gracie Films which produces "The Simpsons".

James has three children: daughters Amy and Chloe, and a son, Cooper.

Brooks is one of the few directors who have won best Picture, Best Director and Best Screenplay for the same film. He did so with the 1984 movie "Terms of Endearment".

Was married twice: once to Marianne Catherine Morrissey and is currently married to Holly Beth Holmberg.

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