Biography - A Short Wiki
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James Lawrence Brooks is an American who directed and produced movies and also is a screenwriter. Some of his beautiful creations include The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Simpsons, Broadcast News, and the list grows on. Out of which Terms of Endearment earned him an Academy Award and several Prime Time Emmy awards for the Mary Moore Show.
Read about James L. Brooks' career and accomplishments in the following section.
He dropped out of New York University and for two and a half years worked as a writer in CBS News. Then he permanently got the job of a copywriter for CBS as a replacement for the employee who never appeared. He later changed his company and became a writer for the news broadcasts.
Family and Personal Life
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James, in his life, got married twice, but the relationship did not last long for any of it. His first wife was Marianne Catherine Morrissey, with whom he had a daughter Amy Lorraine Brooks. His second wife was Holly Beth Holmberg, with whom he had three children, daughter Chloe and sons Joseph and Cooper.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Marianne Catherine Morrissey (m. 1964; div. 1972), Holly Beth Holmberg (m. 1978; div. 1999)|
|Children/Kids||Yes(Amy Brooks, Chloe Brooks, Cooper Brooks)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||James Lawrence Brooks|
|Age (as of today)||83 years|
|Date of Birth||May 9, 1940|
|Place of Birth||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Height||1.85 m, 6 feet 1 inch|
|Weight||75 kg, 165.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$50 million|
|Occupation||Director, Producer, Writer|
Height, Weight, and Age
James L. Brooks' height is quite tall measuring 1.85 m. James L. Brooks weighs 75 kg. Being born on May 9, 1940, translates to an age of 83 years as of todays date (July 15, 2023).
It’s craziness to see yourself as damaged goods, so I was the goofy kid who’d stop a strange adult and say, ‘Do you know how to get to Palm Avenue?’ They’d say no, and I’d say, ‘You go two blocks and turn right. You can’t miss it.’James L. Brooks
When you work alongside somebody day in and day out, the relationships tend to be wonderful: they’re lifelong.James L. Brooks
Kids in general make things fresh and alive and they have this great appreciation for, Holy mackerel, we’re making a movie!James L. Brooks
I love it if comedy reflects real life because to me it’s more reassuring that we’ll get through.James L. Brooks
The remarkable thing about 9/11 was that journalism pretty much put down its badges. People didn’t worry about reacting as human beings. People who weren’t reporters reported. David Letterman was sort of a brilliant reporter for a second – but it was a way nobody had ever covered a story. They just presented what was inside themselves.James L. Brooks