Mel Brooks

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Mel Brooks (born 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. He began his career as a stand-up comic and as a writer for the early TV variety show Your Show of Shows. He became well known as part of the comedy duo with Carl Reiner, The 2000 Year Old Man. In middle age he became one of the most successful film directors of the 1970s, with many of his films being among the top ten money makers of the year that they were released. His most well known films include The Producers, The Twelve Chairs, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Silent Movie, High Anxiety, History of the World, Part I, Spaceballs and Robin Hood: Men in Tights. More recently he has had a smash hit on Broadway with the musical adaptation of his first film, The Producers. He was married to the actress Anne Bancroft from 1964 until her death in 2005.

Brooks is on the short list of entertainers who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony award. He received the 41st AFI Life Achievement Award in June 2013. Three of his films ranked in the American Film Institute's list of the top 100 comedy films of all-time, all of which ranked in the top 20 of the list: Blazing Saddles at number 6, The Producers at number 11, and Young Frankenstein at number 13.

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Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1968 The Producers: The Original Soundtrack Recording Soundtrack Mel Brooks 2
2001 The Producers (2001 original Broadway cast) Soundtrack Mel Brooks 1
2005 The Producers (2005 film cast) Soundtrack Mel Brooks 3 1
2007 Young Frankenstein (Original Broadway Soundtrack) Soundtrack Mel Brooks 1
2008 The Producers (2008 original Vienna cast) Soundtrack Mel Brooks 1

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1983 To Be or Not to Be (The Hitler Rap), Parts 1 & 2 Mel Brooks 1

Other

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2000 and Thirteen Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks 1

Other + Spokenword

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1994 The Complete 2000 Year Old Man Spokenword Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks 1
1995 2000 Years With… Spokenword Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks 1
The 2000 Year Old Man in the Year 2000 Spokenword Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2000 and Six Month Man Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks 1

Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks at the Cannes Film Festival Live Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks 1

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