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Albert Brooks was born on July 22, 1947 in Beverly Hills, California, USA as Albert Lawrence Einstein. He is an actor and writer, known for Finding Nemo (2003), Drive (2011) and Taxi Driver (1976). He has been married to Kimberly Shlain since March 15, 1997. They have two children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 26 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Finding Nemo
Finding Nemo Marlin
Drive Bernie Rose
Taxi Driver
Finding Dory
Finding Dory Marlin


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 2016 Finding Dory
Marlin (voice)
 1990-2015 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Hank Scorpio / Jacques / Dr. Raufbold / ...
- Bull-E (2015) ... Dr. Raufbold (voice, as A. Brooks)
- 500 Keys (2011) ... Hank Scorpio (voice, as A. Brooks)
- The Heartbroke Kid (2005) ... Tab Spangler / Jacques (as A. Brooks)
- You Only Move Twice (1996) ... Hank Scorpio (voice, as A. Brooks)
- Bart's Inner Child (1993) ... Brad Goodman (voice, as A. Brooks)
 2012 This Is 40
 2011/I Drive
Bernie Rose
 2007 The Simpsons Movie
Russ Cargill (voice, as A. Brooks)
 2003 Finding Nemo
Marlin (voice)
 2003 Finding Nemo (Video Game)
Marlin (voice)
 2001 My First Mister
Randall - 'R'
 1996/II Mother
John Henderson
 1994 The Scout
Al Percolo
 1994 I'll Do Anything
Burke Adler
 1984 Unfaithfully Yours
Norman Robbins
 1983 Terms of Endearment
Rudyard (voice, as A. Brooks)
 1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie
Car Driver (Prologue)
 1980 Private Benjamin
Yale Goodman
 1976 Taxi Driver
 1975 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Interviewer (segment "The Impossible Truth") / Bob (segment 'NBC Super Season') / Heart Surgeon (segment 'Operation') / ...
- Lily Tomlin (1975) ... Interviewer (segment "The Impossible Truth")
- Candice Bergen/Esther Phillips (1975) ... Bob (segment 'NBC Super Season')
- Rob Reiner (1975) ... Heart Surgeon (segment 'Operation')
- George Carlin/Billy Preston/Janis Ian (1975) ... Interviewer (segment 'The Impossible Truth') (voice)
 1972 The New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Dr. Norman
- The Needle (1972) ... Dr. Norman
 1971 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Christopher Leacock (segment "Love and Operation Model")
- Love and Operation Model/Love and the Sack (1971) ... Christopher Leacock (segment "Love and Operation Model")
 1970 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
- Felix Is Missing (1970) ... Rudy
- Oscar, the Model (1970) ... Rudy
 1970 Insight (TV Series)
- Exit (1970) ... Hank
 1969 Hot Wheels (TV Series)
Mickey Barnes / Kip Chogi (voice)
 1969 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
College Student
- A Matter of Humanities (1969) ... College Student (uncredited)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for the new Chevrolet Impala - Find New Roads (voice over). See more »

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7 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

A. Brooks


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)] For so long afterward [9/11], whenever I heard anyone talk about Muslims, it was in association with terrorism. But I thought, "What could I do in a teeny way - and believe me, it's a teeny way - to defuse this?" There had to be some way to separate the 1.5 billion people who don't want to kill us from the 100,000 or so who do. I thought if I ... See more »


His paternal grandfather, Chaskel (Charles) Einstein, was an Austrian Jewish immigrant, and his paternal grandmother, Sarah Klayman, was a Russian Jewish immigrant. His maternal grandparents, Joseph Goodman and Katie Leventhal, were also Russian Jewish immigrants. See more »


His characters are usually nervous and ill-tempered See more »

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