James L. Brooks

James L. Brooks

writer, producer, director, actor

Born May 9, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York, USA

James L. Brooks was born on May 9, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as James Lawrence Brooks. He is a writer and producer, known for Broadcast News (1987), As Good as It Gets (1997) and Terms of Endearment (1983). He was previously married to Holly Holmberg Brooks and Marianne Catherine Morrissey.

OscarBest Picture Terms of Endearment (1984)



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