Won 3 Oscars.
Another 44 wins & 65 nominations.
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The Simpsons Movie
(based on the television series "The Simpsons" developed by - uncredited) / (screenplay)
The Tracey Ullman Show
(TV Series) (created by - 80 episodes, 1987 - 1990) (written by - 5 episodes, 1987 - 1990)
(TV Series) (created by - 114 episodes, 1978 - 1983) (written by - 1 episode, 1978)
(TV Series) (created by - 114 episodes)
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(TV Series) (created by - 110 episodes, 1974 - 1978) (written by - 2 episodes, 1974)
Mary Tyler Moore
(TV Series) (created by - 168 episodes, 1970 - 1977) (written by - 6 episodes, 1970 - 1977)
(TV Series) (based on a character created by - 48 episodes)
- Dan's Ex
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(TV Series) (created by - 113 episodes, 1969 - 1974) (written by - 1 episode, 1969)
(TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
In 1972, he produced an unsold comedy anthology pilot called "The Class of '55", which would show what happened to the graduates of a fictional college seventeen years after the fact. The pilot starred Alan Alda
and Louise Lasser
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[accepting the Best Picture Oscar for Terms of Endearment
(1983)] It took a long time to get the picture made and this community has been generous to this picture from long before it was made. There was a lot about every studio turning it down; I think it's much more significant that a Hollywood studio made it and that Hollywood studio was flexible and that the studio ended up happy that it made ...
Brooks was commissioned to do a screen adaptation of "Terms of Endearment" by millionaire Norton Simon and his wife, actress Jennifer Jones, as a comeback vehicle for the actress. Brooks decided he didn't want to have to adapt the character of Aurora to a particular actress, and persuaded Paramount to buy the rights from the Simons. He cast Shirley MacLaine because she was the only actress who ...
Sharp-witted, acerbic sense of humor