James L. Brooks

American director, writer, and producer

James L. Brooks (born May 9, 1940) is a three-time Academy Award, nineteen-time Emmy and Golden Globe-winning American producer, writer, and movie director.

James L. Brooks
Born (1940-05-09) May 9, 1940 (age 84)
Spouse(s)Marianne Catherine Morrissey (1964 – ?)
Holly Beth Holmberg (1978 – )
WebsiteGracie Films

He is best known for creating American television programs such as The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Simpsons, Rhoda and Taxi. His best-known movie is Terms of Endearment, for which he received three Academy Awards in 1984.


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