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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 Drive (2011), Defending Your Life (1991) and Broadcast News (1987). 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 28 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Drive Bernie Rose
(2011)
Defending Your Life Daniel Miller
(1991)
Broadcast News Aaron Altman
(1987)
Lost in America David Howard
(1985)

Filmography

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 2019 The Secret Life of Pets 2 (filming)
Tiberius (voice)
 2017 I Love You, Daddy
Dick Welker (as A. Brooks)
 2016 The Secret Life of Pets
Tiberius (voice)
 2016 Finding Dory
Marlin (voice)
 2015 Concussion
Dr. Cyril Wecht
 2015 Le Petit Prince
The Businessman (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)
 2014 A Most Violent Year
Andrew Walsh
 2012 This Is 40
Larry
 2011/I Drive
Bernie Rose
 2008 Weeds (TV Series)
Lenny Botwin
- The Three Coolers (2008) ... Lenny Botwin
- The Whole Blah Damn Thing (2008) ... Lenny Botwin
- Lady's a Charm (2008) ... Lenny Botwin
- Mother Thinks the Birds Are After Her (2008) ... Lenny Botwin
 2007 The Simpsons Movie
Russ Cargill (voice, as A. Brooks)
 2003 Finding Nemo
Marlin (voice)
 2003/I The In-Laws
Jerry Peyser
 2001 My First Mister
Randall - 'R'
 1999 The Muse
Steven Phillips
 1998 Out of Sight
Richard Ripley
 1998 Doctor Dolittle
Jacob the Tiger (voice)
 1997 Critical Care
Dr. Butz
 1996/II Mother
John Henderson
 1994 The Scout
Al Percolo
 1994 I'll Do Anything
Burke Adler
 1991 Defending Your Life
Daniel Miller
 1987 Broadcast News
Aaron Altman
 1985 Lost in America
David Howard
 1984 Unfaithfully Yours
Norman Robbins
 1983 Terms of Endearment
Rudyard (voice, as A. Brooks)
 1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie
Car Driver (prologue)
 1981 Modern Romance
Robert Cole
 1980 Private Benjamin
Yale Goodman
 1979 Real Life
Albert Brooks
 1976 Taxi Driver
Tom
 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)
Rudy
- Felix Is Missing (1970) ... Rudy
- Oscar, the Model (1970) ... Rudy
 1969 Hot Wheels (TV Series)
Mickey Barnes / Kip Chogi (voice)
 1969 Insight (TV Series)
Hank
- Exit (1969) ... Hank
 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 »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

A. Brooks

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the failure of Modern Romance (1981)] The [studio heads] were angry. It was like I had shot a child . . . I was depressed, but then one day I was sitting at home and the phone rings. It's Stanley Kubrick. He had seen the movie and wanted to know how I did it. That's the first thing he said: "How did you make this movie? I've always wanted to make a movie about jealousy". I said to him, "The ... See more »

Trivia:

Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy", by Ronald L. Smith, pg.61-62. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387 See more »

Trademark:

Always casts himself in the lead role of his films as a nebbish weisenheimer. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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