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Melvin James Kaminsky was born on June 28th, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York, to Russian Jewish immigrants. His father died when Mel was twelve years old, and he has said that his angry humor stems from that event. As a young boy, he learned how to play the drums. After brief education, he served in WWII, and afterwards got a job playing the drums at ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 16 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Dora the Explorer (TV Series)
Mad Hatter
- Dora in Wonderland (2014) ... Mad Hatter
 2011 The Paul Reiser Show (TV Series)
The Angry Cat
- The Playdate (2011) ... The Angry Cat (voice)
 2011 Special Agent Oso (TV Series)
Grandpa Mel
 2010 Glenn Martin DDS (TV Series)
Canine
- A Very Martin Christmas (2010) ... Canine (voice)
 2010 Ruby's Studio: The Feelings Show (Video)
Sally Simon Simmons Narrator
 2005 The Producers
Hilda the Pigeon / Tom the Cat (voice)
 2005 Robots
Bigweld (voice)
 2004 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Mel Brooks
- Opening Night (2004) ... Mel Brooks
- The Surrogate (2004) ... Mel Brooks
- The Blind Date (2004) ... Mel Brooks
- Mel's Offer (2004) ... Mel Brooks
 2000 Sex, Lies and Video Violence (Video)
Stressed old man
 2000 The Kids from Room 402 (TV Series)
Mr. Miller
- Squeezed Out (2000) ... Mr. Miller (voice)
 1999 Screw Loose
Jake Gordon
 1998 The Prince of Egypt
Additional Voices (voice, uncredited)
 1994 The Little Rascals
Mr. Welling
 1994 The Silence of the Hams
Checkout Guest (uncredited)
 1993 Frasier (TV Series)
Tom
- Miracle on Third or Fourth Street (1993) ... Tom (voice)
 1993 Robin Hood: Men in Tights
Rabbi Tuckman
 1991 Life Stinks
Goddard Bolt
 1990 The Tracey Ullman Show (TV Series)
Buzz Schlanger
- Due Diligence (1990) ... Buzz Schlanger
 1971-1977 The Electric Company (TV Series)
Blond-Haired Cartoon Man
- 130B (1977) ... Blond-Haired Cartoon Man (voice)
- 129B (1977) ... Blond-Haired Cartoon Man (voice)
- 128B (1977) ... Blond-Haired Cartoon Man (voice)
- 127B (1977) ... Blond-Haired Cartoon Man (voice)
- 126B (1977) ... Blond-Haired Cartoon Man (voice)
 1975 The 2000 Year Old Man (TV Movie)
2000 Year Old Man (voice)
 1974 Young Frankenstein
Werewolf / Cat Hit by Dart / Victor Frankenstein (voice, uncredited)
 1974 Free to Be... You & Me (TV Movie)
Baby Boy (voice)
 1970 The Twelve Chairs
Tikon
 1967 The Producers
Singer in 'Springtime for Hitler' (voice, uncredited)
 1963 The Critic (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1961 The New Steve Allen Show (TV Series)
2000 Year Old Man
- Episode #1.10 (1961) ... 2000 Year Old Man
- Episode #1.4 (1961) ... 2000 Year Old Man
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Other Works:

1961 - "2000 and One Years 2000 Years with Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks" See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 16 Interviews | 8 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Melvin Brooks

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

On Zero Mostel (1915-1977): He could be wicked and cruel, and he could be almost sweet, loving, kind, generous. The great thing about Zero was that he was uniquely gifted. He was really, truly talented, more talented than any actor except for Sid Caesar that I have ever worked with. See more »

Trivia:

Often ate dinner at the Pritikin Longevity Center in Santa Monica, California, with his wife Anne Bancroft. See more »

Trademark:

Despite being known for directing comedies many of the films he acts as a producer on are heavy, serious dramas See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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