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  1. 3 days ago · Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee CBE CStJ (27 May 1922 – 7 June 2015) was an English actor, author, and singer. [1] In an extremely long career, Lee often portrayed villains, and appeared as Count Dracula in seven Hammer Horror films, ultimately playing the role nine times. His other film roles include Francisco Scaramanga in the James ...

  2. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Mel_BrooksMel Brooks - Wikipedia

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    Brooks was born on June 28, 1926, in Brooklyn, New York City, to Kate (née Brookman) and Max Kaminsky, and grew up in Williamsburg. His father's family were Jewish people from Gdańsk, Poland; his mother's family were Jews from Kyiv, in the Pale of Settlement of the Russian Empire (present-day Ukraine). He had three older brothers: Irving, Lenny, an...

    Early career

    After the war, Brooks' mother had secured him a job as a clerk at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, but Brooks "got into a taxi and ordered the driver to take him to the Catskills", where he started working in various Borscht Belt resorts and nightclubs in the Catskill Mountains as a drummer and pianist. When a regular comic at one of the clubs was too sick to perform, Brooks started working as a stand-up comic, telling jokes and doing movie-star impressions. He also began acting in summer stock in Red...

    1950s: Your Show of Shows

    In 1950, Caesar created the revolutionary variety comedy series Your Show of Shows and hired Brooks as a writer along with Carl Reiner, Neil Simon, Danny Simon, and head writer Mel Tolkin. The writing staff proved widely influential. Reiner, as creator of The Dick Van Dyke Show, based Morey Amsterdam's character Buddy Sorell on Brooks. Likewise, the film My Favorite Year (1982) is loosely based on Brooks's experiences as a writer on the show including an encounter with the actor Errol Flynn....

    1960s: The 2000 Year Old Man and Get Smart

    Brooks and co-writer Reiner had become close friends and began to casually improvise comedy routines when they were not working. Reiner played the straight-man interviewer and set Brooks up as anything from a Tibetan monk to an astronaut. As Reiner explained: "In the evening, we'd go to a party and I'd pick a character for him to play. I never told him what it was going to be." On one of these occasions, Reiner's suggestion concerned a 2000-year-old man who had witnessed the crucifixion of Je...

    Brooks was married to Florence Baum, a Broadway dancer, from 1953 until their divorce in 1962. They had three children: Stephanie, Nicky, and Eddie. Brooks married actress Anne Bancroft in 1964, and they remained together until her death in 2005. They met at a rehearsal for the Perry Como Variety Show in 1961, and were married three years later on ...

    Comedy specials

    1. 2000 Years with Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks(World Pacific Records, 1960) 2. 2001 Years with Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks(Capitol Records, 1961) 3. Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks at the Cannes Film Festival(Capitol Records, 1962) 4. 2000 and Thirteen with Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks(Warner Bros. Records, 1973) 5. The Incomplete Works Of Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks(Warner Bros. Records, 1973) 6. Excerpts from The Complete 2000 Year Old Man(Rhino Records, 1994) 7. The 2000 Year Old Man in the Year 2000(...

    Soundtracks

    1. The Producers(RCA Victor, 1968) 2. High Anxiety – Original Soundtrack(Asylum Records, 1978) 3. Mel Brooks' History of the World Part I(Warner Bros. Records, 1981) 4. To Be or Not To Be(Island Records, 1984) 5. The Producers: Original Broadway Recording(Sony Classical, 2001)

    Brooks is one of the few people who have received an Oscar, an Emmy, a Tony, and a Grammy. He won his first Grammy for Best Spoken Comedy Album in 1999 for his recording of The 2000 Year Old Man in the Year 2000 with Carl Reiner. His two other Grammys came in 2002 for Best Musical Show Album for the cast album of The Producers and for Best Long For...

    Adler, Bill, and Jeffrey Feinman. Mel Brooks: The Irreverent Funnyman. Chicago: Playboy Press, 1976. OCLC 3121552.
    Crick, Robert A. The Big Screen Comedies of Mel Brooks. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2002. ISBN 978-0-7864-1033-0. OCLC 49991416.
    Holtzman, William. Seesaw, a Dual Biography of Anne Bancroft and Mel Brooks. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1979. ISBN 978-0-385-13076-9.
    McGilligan, Patrick. Funny Man: Mel Brooks. Harper, 2019, ISBN 978-0062560995.
    Mel Brooks at IMDb
    Mel Brooks at the TCM Movie Database
    Mel Brooks at the Internet Broadway Database
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