Mel Brooks

b.6/28/1926 New York, NY

Birth name Melvin Kaminsky changed to his mother’s maiden name Brooks   TV: Writer “Get Smart” Writer/actor “Your Show of Shows”  Academy Award Best Screenplay “Producers” 1968  Academy Award Best Screenplay “Young Frankenstein” 1974  Academy Award Best Music “Blazing Saddles” 1974  First cinematic movie “The Critic” 1963


The Critic, The Producers, Putney Swope, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Silent Movie, The Muppet Movie, History of the World, To Be or Not to Be, Spaceballs, Life Stinks, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Little Rascals, Dracula: Dead and Loving It, Robots