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Joseph Brooks (I) (1938–2011)

Joseph Brooks was born on March 11, 1938 in New York City, New York, USA. He died on May 22, 2011 in Manhattan, New York City. See full bio »

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 2012 True Blood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- In the Beginning (2012) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life" - uncredited)
 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
 2011 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- It's a Long Way Back (2011) ... (performer: "These Broken Hands of Mine" - uncredited)
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Top 20 Perform (2009) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round 1: Part 1 (2009) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life" - uncredited)
 2008 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.25 (2008) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life" - uncredited)
 2003 Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
 2000 Miss Congeniality (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
 1998 Home Fries (writer: "You Light Up My Life" - as Joe Brooks)
 1998 Chairman of the Board (writer: "You Light Up My Life" - as Joe Brooks)
 1993 Indecent Proposal (as Joe Brooks, "You Light Up My Life")
 1991 The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode)
- I Married Marge (1991) ... ("You Light Up My Life", uncredited)
 1980 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Airplane Show (1980) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
 1980 The Magic of David Copperfield III: Levitating Ferrari (TV Special) (producer: "You Light Up My Life") / (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
  Kids Are People, Too (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1979) (writer - 1 episode, 1979)
- Episode dated 24 June 1979 (1979) ... (performer: "You Light Up My Life") / (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
 1978 If Ever I See You Again (writer: "If Ever I See You Again", "California")
 1978 The 50th Annual Academy Awards (TV Movie) (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
 1977 The Bob Hope All Star Christmas Comedy Special (TV Special) (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
 1977 You Light Up My Life (writer: "California Daydreams", "Do You Have A Piano", "Rollin' The Chords", "You Light Up My Life", "The Morning Of My Life", "It's A Long Way From Brooklyn")
 1973 Jeremy (writer: "The Hourglass Song")
 1972 Marjoe (Documentary) (writer: "Save All My Brothers")
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Other Works:

: Directed "In My Life", a musical he also wrote, with David Turner in the cast (Music Box, New York City, New York, USA).

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