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Encyclopedia > Albert Brooks
Albert Brooks
Birth name Albert Lawrence Einstein
Born July 22, 1947 (1947-07-22) (age 60)
Flag of the United States Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Spouse(s) Kimberly Shlain (1997-)

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Biography

Early life

Brooks was born Albert Lawrence Einstein in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, the son of Thelma Leeds (née Goodman), a singer and actress, and Harry Parke ( Einstein), a radio comedian who performed on Eddie Cantor's radio program and was known as Parkyarkarkus.[1] His brother is comedic actor Bob Einstein, better known by his stage name "Super Dave Osborne". Brooks is Jewish[2] and attended Beverly Hills High School. Brooks grew up among show business royalty in southern California, attending high school with Richard Dreyfuss and Rob Reiner. For other uses, see: Beverly Hills (disambiguation). ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... Thelma Goodman, aka Thelma Bernstein, aka Thelma Leeds (born 1912-died May 27, 2006), was an American actress. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Harry Parke, aka Harry Einstein, aka Parkyakarkus (May 6, 1904–November 24, 1958), was an American comedian. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... One of 12 Eddie Cantor caricatures by Frederick J. Garner for a 1933 Brown & Bigelow advertising card set. ... Harry Parke, aka Harry Einstein, aka Parkyakarkus (May 6, 1904–November 24, 1958), was an American comedian. ... Robert Einstein, better known as Bob Einstein (born November 20, 1942, in Los Angeles, California) is an actor and comedy writer best known for his portrayal of the fictional stuntman Super Dave Osborne. ... A stage name, also called a screen name, is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers such as actors, comedians, musicians, djs, clowns, and professional wrestlers. ... Super Dave Osborne is a character created and played by comedian Bob Einstein. ... For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). ... Beverly Hills High School (usually abbreviated as Beverly or as BHHS) is the only major public high school in Beverly Hills, California. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Richard Stephen Dreyfuss (born October 29, 1947) is an Academy Award-winning American actor. ... Robert Rob Reiner (born March 6, 1945) is an American actor, director, producer, writer, childrens advocate and political activist. ...


Early career

Brooks attended Carnegie Tech in Pittsburgh, but dropped out after one year to focus on his comedy career. He changed his surname from Einstein (to avoid confusion with the famous scientist) and began a stand-up comedy career that quickly made him a regular on variety and talk shows during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Brooks led a new generation of self-reflective baby-boomer comics appearing on the NBC network Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson. His onstage persona, that of an egotistical, narcissistic, nervous comic, an ironic showbiz insider who punctured himself before an audience by disassembling his mastery of comedic stagecraft, influenced other 70's post-modern comedians, including Steve Martin, Martin Mull and Andy Kaufman. Carnegie Mellon University is a private research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... “Pittsburgh” redirects here. ... “Einstein” redirects here. ... A variety show is a show with a variety of acts, often including music and comedy skits, especially on television. ... A talk show (U.S.) or chat show (Brit. ... For other persons named John Carson, see John Carson (disambiguation). ... Postmodernism (sometimes abbreviated pomo) is a term applied to a wide-ranging set of developments in critical theory, philosophy, architecture, art, literature, and culture, which are generally characterized as either emerging from, in reaction to, or superseding, modernism. ... For the football player of the same name see Steve Martin (football player). ... Martin Mull (born August 18, 1943) is an American actor who has starred in his own TV sitcom and acted in prominent films. ... Andrew Geoffrey Kaufman (January 17, 1949 – May 16, 1984) was an American entertainer, actor, and performance artist. ...


After two successful comedy albums, Comedy Minus One (1974) and the Grammy Award-nominated A Star is Bought (1975), Brooks left the standup circuit to try his hand as a filmmaker; his first film, The Famous Comedians School, was a satiric short that appeared on PBS and was an early example of the mockumentary sub-genre. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Not to be confused with Public Broadcasting Services in Malta. ... This article or section cites very few or no references or sources. ...


In 1975, he directed six short films for the first season of NBC's Saturday Night Live: The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... This article is about the American television series. ...

In 1976, he appeared in his first mainstream film role, in Scorsese's landmark Taxi Driver (Scorsese allowed Brooks to improvise much of his dialogue). The role reflected Brooks's decision to move to Los Angeles to get into the film business. In an interview, Brooks mentioned a conversation he'd had with Taxi Driver screenwriter Paul Schrader, in which Schrader said that Brooks' character was the only one in the movie that he couldn't "understand" -- a remark that Brooks found amusing, as the movie's anti-hero was a psychotic loner. George Dennis Carlin (born May 12, 1937 in New York, New York)[2] is a Grammy-winning American stand-up comedian, actor, and author. ... Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, half of the folk-singing duo Simon and Garfunkel who continues a successful solo career. ... Candid Camera is a long-running television series, created and produced by Allen Funt, which initially began on radio as Candid Microphone June 28, 1947. ... Robert Rob Reiner (born March 6, 1945) is an American actor, director, producer, writer, childrens advocate and political activist. ... Candice Patricia Bergen (born May 9, 1946) is an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning American actress and former fashion model, primarily for her roles in sitcoms and television. ... Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was an American comedian, actor, and writer. ... Photo of Gil Scott-Heron. ... Elliott Gould (born August 29, 1938), born Elliott Goldstein, was one of the most prominent American film actors in the early 70s, best known for playing Trapper John in the satirical 1970 film M*A*S*H. Time magazine put him on its cover in 1970, when he was at... Anne Murray, CC, ONS (born Morna Anne Murray June 20, 1945), is a Canadian singer born in Springhill, Nova Scotia, known for her rich alto voice and her taste in choosing songs that appeal to Pop, Country and Adult Contemporary listeners alike. ... Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese (IPA: AmE: ; Ita: []) (born November 17, 1942) is an American film director, writer and producer and founder of the World Cinema Foundation. ... This article is about the 1976 American film. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ...


Brooks directed his first feature film, Real Life, in 1979. The film, in which Brooks obnoxiously films a typical suburban family in an effort to win both an Oscar and a Nobel Prize, was a sendup of PBS's An American Family documentary. Brooks also made a brief cameo in the film Private Benjamin (1980), starring Goldie Hawn. Real Life is a 1979 comedy film. ... // Events March 5 - Production begins on Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. ... “Suburbia” redirects here. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Nobel Prizes (Swedish: ) are awarded for Physics, Chemistry, Literature, Peace, and Physiology or Medicine. ... Not to be confused with Public Broadcasting Services in Malta. ... Considered televisions first reality show, An American Family was shot documentary style in 1971 and first aired in the United States on PBS in early 1973. ... Private Benjamin is a 1980 comedy film which tells the story of Judy, a wealthy Jewish woman, who joins the army when her new husband dies on their wedding night. ... The year 1980 in film involved some significant events. ... Goldie Jeanne Hawn (born November 21, 1945) is an Academy Award-winning American actress, director and producer. ...


1980s–1990s

Through the 1980s and 1990s, Brooks co-wrote (with longtime collaborator Monica Johnson), directed and starred in a series of well-received (by the critics, at least) comedies, playing variants on his standard neurotic and self-obsessed character. These include 1981's Modern Romance, where Brooks played a film editor desperate to win back his ex-girlfriend (Kathryn Harrold). The film received a limited release and ultimately grossed under $3 million domestically,[3] but was well received by critics, with one reviewer commenting that the film was "not Brooks at his best, but still amusing".[4] His best-received film, Lost in America (1985), featured Brooks and Julie Hagerty as a couple who leave their yuppie lifestyle and drop out of society to live in a motor home as they have always dreamed of doing. They meet comic disappointment. // January 19 - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer acquires beleaguered concurrent United Artists. ... Robert Cole (Albert Brooks) is a Hollywood film editor right in the middle of cutting a new science fiction film with George Kennedy. ... Kathryn Harrold (born August 2, 1950 in Tazewell, Virginia is an American television and movie actress who has appeared in a number of TV series, including The Rockford Files, MacGruder and Loud, The Bronx Zoo, Ill Fly Away, and The Larry Sanders Show. She has also appeared in several... Lost in America is a 1985 film starring Albert Brooks and Julie Hagerty as yuppies David and Linda Howard who are fed up with the corporate lifestyle. ... // Back to the Future, starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson Rambo: First Blood Part II, starring Sylvester Stallone Rocky IV, starring Sylvester Stallone The Color Purple, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Adolph Caesar Out of Africa, starring Meryl Streep and... Hagerty in Lost in America Julie Hagerty (born June 15, 1955) is an American stage, screen, and television actress and model. ... Yuppies (young urban professionals, or less commonly young upwardly-mobile professionals[1]) is a market segment whose consumers are characterized as self-reliant, financially secure individualists. ...


Brooks's Defending Your Life (1991) placed his lead character in the afterlife, put on trial to justify his human fears and thus determine his cosmic fate. Critics responded to the offbeat premise and the surprising chemistry between Brooks and Meryl Streep as his post-death love interest. His later efforts did not find large audiences, but still retained Brooks's touch as a filmmaker. He garnered positive reviews for Mother (1996), which starred Brooks as a middle-aged writer moving back home to resolve tensions between him and his mother (Debbie Reynolds). 1999's The Muse featured Brooks as a down-and-out Hollywood screenwriter using the services of an authentic muse (Sharon Stone) for inspiration. DVD cover of Defending Your Life (1991) Defending Your Life is a 1991 comedy fantasy movie about the afterlife. ... The year 1991 in film involved many significant films. ... For other uses, see Afterlife (disambiguation). ... Mary Louise Streep, mostly known as Meryl Streep (born June 22, 1949) is an Academy Award-winning American actress who has worked in theatre, television, and film. ... Mother is a 1996 movie directed and written by Albert Brooks, and starring Brooks and Debbie Reynolds. ... The year 1996 in film involved some significant events. ... A writer is anyone who creates a written work, although the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... Debbie Reynolds (born April 1, 1932) is an American actress, dancer and singer. ... The year 1999 in film involved some significant events. ... For other uses, see The Muse (disambiguation). ... ... Sharon Vonne Stone (born March 10, 1958) is an American actress, producer, and former fashion model. ...


Brooks also acted in other writers' and directors' films during the 1980s and 1990s. He moved into the horror genre in one of the stories in Twilight Zone: The Movie, playing an unsuspecting driver who picks up a suspicious hitchhiker (Dan Aykroyd). In James L. Brooks's hit Broadcast News (1987), he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor as an insecure, supremely ethical network TV reporter, who offers the rhetorical question, "Wouldn't this be a great world if insecurity and desperation made us more attractive?" He also won positive notices for his role in 1998's Out of Sight, playing an untrustworthy banker and ex-convict. Twilight Zone: The Movie was a 1983 movie produced by Steven Spielberg as a theatrical version of The Twilight Zone, a long-running early TV series. ... Daniel Edward Aykroyd CM (born July 1, 1952) is an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning Canadian/American comedian, actor, screenwriter, and musician. ... James L. Brooks (born May 9, 1940) is a three-time Academy Award, nineteen-time Emmy and Golden Globe-winning American producer, writer, and film director. ... Broadcast News is a 1987 romantic comedy about a brilliant yet prickly reporter (Albert Brooks), his charming but admittedly far less seasoned rival (William Hurt), and their virtuoso producer (Holly Hunter), who has daily emotional breakdowns. ... // May 9 - Actor Tom Cruise marries actress Mimi Rogers. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to male actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... A television network is a distribution network for television content whereby a central operation provides programming for many television stations. ... A Female Reporter A reporter is a type of journalist who researches and presents information in certain types of mass media. ... // February 14 - Sharon Stone marries Phil Bronstein. ... Out of Sight is a 1998 movie directed by Steven Soderbergh. ...


2000s

Brooks received positive reviews for his portrayal of a dying retail store owner who befriends disillusioned teen Leelee Sobieski in My First Mister (2001). Brooks has appeared as a guest voice on The Simpsons five times during its run (always under the name A. Brooks), and is described as the best guest star in the show's history by IGN, particularly for his role as supervillain Hank Scorpio in the episode "You Only Move Twice".[5] Brooks continued his voiceover work in Disney and Pixar's Finding Nemo (2003), as the voice of "Marlin", the film's protagonist; Nemo is Brooks's largest grossing film to date. Leelee Sobieski (born Liliane Rudabet Gloria Elsveta Sobieski on June 10, 1983[1]) is an American actress. ... My First Mister is actress Christine Lahtis feature directorial debut, which is the story of an alienated goth teen (Leelee Sobieski) who forms an unlikely friendship with a lonely mens clothing store owner (Albert Brooks). ... For the 1968 science-fiction film and novel, see 2001: A Space Odyssey The year 2001 in film involved some significant events. ... Simpsons redirects here. ... For other uses, see IGN (disambiguation). ... You Only Move Twice is the second episode from the eighth season of The Simpsons. ... The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ... Pixars studio lot in Emeryville Pixar Animation Studios is an American computer animation studio based in Emeryville, California (USA) notable for its seven Academy Awards. ... Finding Nemo is an Academy Award-winning computer-animated film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released to theaters by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution. ... The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. ...


In 2005, his film Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World drew controversy for its title. Sony Pictures eventually dropped the film altogether because of their desire to change the title. Subsequently, Warner Independent Pictures purchased the film and gave it a limited release in January 2006; the film received mixed reviews and a low box office gross. The movie goes back to the days of Brooks's Real Life, as Brooks once again plays himself, a filmmaker commissioned by the U.S. government to see what makes the Muslim people laugh, thus sending him on a tour of India and Pakistan. This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is the television and film production unit of Japan-based corporate giant Sony. ... WIPs logo, which closely resembles half of the WB shield. ... Real Life is a 1979 comedy film. ... There is also a collection of Hadith called Sahih Muslim A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Persian: Mosalman or Mosalmon Urdu: مسلمان, Turkish: Müslüman, Albanian: Mysliman, Bosnian: Musliman) is an adherent of the religion of Islam. ...


In 2007, he continued his long term collaboration with The Simpsons by voicing Russ Cargill in The Simpsons Movie, the film's main antagonist. Simpsons redirects here. ... The Simpsons Movie is a 2007 animated comedy film based on the animated television series The Simpsons, directed by David Silverman, and scheduled to be released worldwide by July 27, 2007. ...


Personal life

Brooks was romantically linked to singer Linda Ronstadt and actresses Carrie Fisher, Julie Hagerty and Kathryn Harrold. He married Kimberly Shlain, an artist. They met through a mutual friend. The couple have two children, Jacob Eli (born 1998) and Claire Elizabeth (born 2000). Linda Marie Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946 in Tucson, Arizona) is a popular vocalist with multiple Grammy Awards, numerous multi-platinum albums, an Emmy Award, a Tony Award nomination who has recorded over 30 studio albums and has made guest appearances on over 100 other albums. ... Carrie Frances Fisher (born October 21, 1956) is an American actress, screenwriter and novelist. ... Hagerty in Lost in America Julie Hagerty (born June 15, 1955) is an American stage, screen, and television actress and model. ... Kathryn Harrold (born August 2, 1950 in Tazewell, Virginia is an American television and movie actress who has appeared in a number of TV series, including The Rockford Files, MacGruder and Loud, The Bronx Zoo, Ill Fly Away, and The Larry Sanders Show. She has also appeared in several...


Brooks resides in Los Angeles.


Filmography

Brooks in Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World, 2006
Year Title Role Notes
1975-1976 Saturday Night Live n/a writer, director various short films/segments
1976 Taxi Driver Tom
1979 Real Life Himself writer, director
1981 Modern Romance Robert Cole writer, director
1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie Car Driver (Prologue)
1984 Unfaithfully Yours Norman Robbins
1985 Lost In America David Howard writer, director
1987 Broadcast News Aaron Altman
1991 Defending Your Life Daniel Miller writer, director
1994 I'll Do Anything Burke Adler
The Scout Al Percolo also writer
1996 Mother John Henderson writer, director
1997 Critical Care Dr. Butz
1998 Out of Sight Richard Ripley
Dr. Dolittle Tiger voice only
1999 The Muse Steven Phillips writer, director
2001 My First Mister Randall 'R' Harris
2003 The In-Laws Jerry Peyser
Finding Nemo Marlin voice only
2006 Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World Himself writer, director
2007 The Simpsons Movie Russ Cargill voice only; Credited as A. Brooks.

Image File history File links Looking_for_Comedy_in_the_Muslim_World_film. ... Image File history File links Looking_for_Comedy_in_the_Muslim_World_film. ... This article is about the American television series. ... // Events March 22 - Filming begins on George Lucas Star Wars science fiction film. ... This article is about the 1976 American film. ... // Events March 5 - Production begins on Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. ... Real Life is a 1979 comedy film. ... // January 19 - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer acquires beleaguered concurrent United Artists. ... Robert Cole (Albert Brooks) is a Hollywood film editor right in the middle of cutting a new science fiction film with George Kennedy. ... // February 11 - The Rolling Stones concert film Lets Spend the Night Together opens in New York North Americas Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Tootsie Trading Places, starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy WarGames, starring Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy Superman III Flashdance Staying Alive Octopussy Mr. ... Twilight Zone: The Movie was a 1983 movie produced by Steven Spielberg as a theatrical version of The Twilight Zone, a long-running early TV series. ... // Events The Walt Disney Company founds Touchstone Pictures to release movies with subject matter deemed inappropriate for the Disney name. ... Unfaithfully Yours is a 1948 film written and directed by Preston Sturges and starring Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell and Rudy Vallee. ... // Back to the Future, starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson Rambo: First Blood Part II, starring Sylvester Stallone Rocky IV, starring Sylvester Stallone The Color Purple, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Adolph Caesar Out of Africa, starring Meryl Streep and... Lost in America is a 1985 film starring Albert Brooks and Julie Hagerty as yuppies David and Linda Howard who are fed up with the corporate lifestyle. ... // May 9 - Actor Tom Cruise marries actress Mimi Rogers. ... Broadcast News may refer to: Broadcast News, the 1987 movie. ... The year 1991 in film involved many significant films. ... DVD cover of Defending Your Life (1991) Defending Your Life is a 1991 comedy fantasy movie about the afterlife. ... The year 1994 in film involved some significant events. ... Ill Do Anything is a 1994 film, starring Nick Nolte and Albert Brooks. ... The Scout (1994) is a motion picture starring Brendan Fraser and Albert Brooks and directed by Michael Ritchie, the director of The Bad News Bears. ... The year 1996 in film involved some significant events. ... Mother is a 1996 movie directed and written by Albert Brooks, and starring Brooks and Debbie Reynolds. ... The year 1997 in film involved some significant events. ... // February 14 - Sharon Stone marries Phil Bronstein. ... Out of Sight is a 1998 movie directed by Steven Soderbergh. ... Dr. Dolittle is an American comedy film, released in 1998 and starring Eddie Murphy as a doctor who discovers that he has the ability to talk to (and understand) animals. ... The year 1999 in film involved some significant events. ... The Muse is a 1999 film, starring Albert Brooks and Sharon Stone. ... For the 1968 science-fiction film and novel, see 2001: A Space Odyssey The year 2001 in film involved some significant events. ... My First Mister is actress Christine Lahtis feature directorial debut, which is the story of an alienated goth teen (Leelee Sobieski) who forms an unlikely friendship with a lonely mens clothing store owner (Albert Brooks). ... The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. ... The In-Laws is a 1979 comedy film starring Alan Arkin and Peter Falk. ... Finding Nemo is an Academy Award-winning computer-animated film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released to theaters by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution. ... // Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2006; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... 2007 has been referred to, by film and media critics, as the year of the threequels, a nickname referring to both the 2004 summer movie season and several film franchises which premiered or had installments released in 2004, which appear again this year: Spider-Man 3, Shrek the Third, Ocean... The Simpsons Movie is a 2007 animated comedy film based on the animated television series The Simpsons, directed by David Silverman, and scheduled to be released worldwide by July 27, 2007. ...

References

  1. ^ http://www.filmreference.com/film/60/Albert-Brooks.html
  2. ^ http://www.egothemag.com/archives/2006/01/comedy_in_the_m.htm
  3. ^ http://www.boxofficemojo.com/. Modern Romance box office. Retrieved on 12 March, 2006.
  4. ^ http://www.rottentomatoes.com/. Modern Romance (1981). Retrieved on 12 March, 2006.
  5. ^ Goldman, Eric; Iverson, Dan; Zoromski, Brian. Top 25 Simpsons Guest Appearances. IGN. Retrieved on 2007-03-25.

For other uses, see IGN (disambiguation). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 84th day of the year (85th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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