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Known Credits: 52

Birthday: 1926-06-28

Place of Birth: Brooklyn - New York City - New York - USA

Adult Actor: False

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Also Known As

  • Melvin James Kaminsky

Mel Brooks

Biography

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Mel Brooks (born Melvin Kaminsky, June 28, 1926) is an American film director, screenwriter, composer, lyricist, comedian, actor and producer. He is best known as a creator of broad film farces and comic parodies. Brooks is a member of the short list of entertainers with the distinction of having won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony award. Three of his films ranked in the American Film Institute's list of the top 100 comedy films of all-time: Blazing Saddles at number 6, The Producers at number 11, and Young Frankenstein at number 13.

Acting
2015 Hotel Transylvania 2 as Vlad (voice)
2013 Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic as Himself
2013 Mel Brooks: Make a Noise as Himself
2012 Mel Brooks Strikes Back! as Himself
2009 Glenn Martin, DDS - (1 episode)
2008 Spaceballs: The Animated Series - (13 episodes)
2007 Cutting Edge Comedians of the '60s & '70s
2005 Spaceballs: The Documentary as Himself
2005 Robots as Big Weld (voice)
2003 Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks - (62 episodes)
2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm - (4 episodes)
2000 Sex, Lies and Video Violence as Stressed old man
1999 Screw Loose as Jake Gordon
1997 Pretty as a Picture: The Art of David Lynch as Himself
1995 Dracula: Dead and Loving It as Prof. Abraham Van Helsing
1995 The Frank Skinner Show - (1 episode)
1994 It's Alive: The True Story of Frankenstein as Himself
1994 The Little Rascals as Mr. Welling
1994 Silence Of The Hams as Checkout Guest (uncredited)
1993 Frasier - (1 episode)
1993 Robin Hood: Men in Tights as Rabbi Tuckman
1992 Mad About You - (2 episodes)
1991 Noel's House Party - (1 episode)
1991 Life Stinks as Goddard Bolt
1990 Look Who's Talking Too as Mr. Toilet Man (voice)
1989 The Simpsons - (1 episode)
1989 Saturday Night Clive - (1 episode)
1987 Spaceballs as President Skroob/Yoghurt
1983 To Be or Not to Be as Dr. Frederick Bronski
1981 History of the World: Part I as Moses/Comicus/Torquemada/Jacques/King Louis XVI
1979 The Muppet Movie as Professor Max Krassman
1977 High Anxiety as Dr. Richard H. Thorndyke
1976 Silent Movie as Mel Funn
1974 Free to Be… You and Me as Baby Boy (voice)
1974 Free to Be… You and Me as Baby Boy (Voice)
1974 Blazing Saddles as Gov. William J. Le Petomane / Indian Chief
1971 The Electric Company - (781 episodes)
1970 The Twelve Chairs as .
1968 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In - (2 episodes)
1964 The Hollywood Palace - (4 episodes)
1963 The Critic as Narrator
1929 The Academy Awards - (1 episode)
Creator
2008 Spaceballs: The Animated Series … Creator
1989 The Nutt House … Creator
1975 When Things Were Rotten … Creator
1965 Get Smart … Creator
Production
2005 The Producers … Producer
1995 Dracula: Dead and Loving It … Producer
1993 Robin Hood: Men in Tights … Producer
1991 Life Stinks … Producer
1987 Spaceballs … Producer
1983 To Be or Not to Be … Producer
1982 Frances … Executive Producer
1981 History of the World: Part I … Producer
1980 The Elephant Man … Executive Producer
1977 High Anxiety … Producer
1975 When Things Were Rotten - (13 episodes) … Producer
1900 Mel Brooks Strikes Back! With Mel Brooks And Alan Yentob - (0 episodes) … Executive Producer
Writing
2005 The Producers … Screenplay
1995 Dracula: Dead and Loving It … Screenplay
1993 Robin Hood: Men in Tights … Screenplay
1991 Life Stinks … Screenplay
1987 Spaceballs … Screenplay
1981 History of the World: Part I … Screenplay
1977 High Anxiety … Screenplay
1976 Silent Movie … Screenplay
1974 Young Frankenstein … Screenplay
1974 Blazing Saddles … Screenplay
1970 The Twelve Chairs … Screenplay
1965 Get Smart - (1 episode) … Writer
1900 Caesar's Hour - (0 episodes) … Writer
1900 The Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris Special - (0 episodes) … Writer
Directing
1995 Dracula: Dead and Loving It … Director
1993 Robin Hood: Men in Tights … Director
1991 Life Stinks … Director
1987 Spaceballs … Director
1981 History of the World: Part I … Director
1977 High Anxiety … Director
1976 Silent Movie … Director
1974 Young Frankenstein … Director
1974 Blazing Saddles … Director
1970 The Twelve Chairs … Director
1967 The Producers … Director