James L. Brooks

Writer | Producer | Miscellaneous Crew

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  • James L. Brooks and Kelly Fremon Craig in The Edge of Seventeen (2016)
  • James L. Brooks, Adam Sandler, and Paz Vega in Spanglish (2004)
  • James L. Brooks and Kathryn Hahn in How Do You Know (2010)
  • Hailee Steinfeld and James L. Brooks attend the Build Series to discuss the new movie 'The Edge Of Seventeen' at AOL HQ on November 17, 2016, in New York City.
  • James L. Brooks 12-07-2010
  • Director James L. Brooks with Verdell

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Filmography


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Did You Know

Trivia

Owns Gracie Films which produces The Simpsons (1989).


Quotes

[on being employed by a studio] Sometimes they give you so much rope you forget it's around your neck. But it always is. You feel it when they yank it.


Trademark

Writes at least one character who is an obsessive-compulsive or has OCD (Shirley MacLaine in Terms of Endearment (1983), Holly Hunter in Broadcast News (1987), Jack Nicholson in As Good as It Gets (1997), Téa Leoni in Spanglish (2004)).


Nickname

Jim


Star Sign

Taurus

Personal Details

Born

James Lawrence Brooks

Brooklyn, New York, USA


Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)

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