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There are only 14 entertainers who have can be classified as an Egot (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony) winners and one of them is getting the documentary treatment on American Masters, Mel Brooks.  Though the comedian has not shied away from performing on camera he has been reluctant until now to be interviewed for the career profile which will be broadcast in May 2013 on the Emmy Award lauded PBS series.

American Masters Mel Brooks (w.t.) which was made by filmmaker Robert Trachtenberg (Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer) features insights from Mel Brooks, Matthew Broderick (Ladyhawke), Nathan Lane (The Birdcage), Cloris Leachman (The Last Picture Show), Carl Reiner (This Is Spinal Tap), and Joan Rivers (The Swimmer).  "When they called me to say I had been chosen as the next 'American Master' I thought they said I was chosen to be the next Dutch Master,” joked Brooks who is the »

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