No photo available. Represent Joseph Brooks? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 8,971 this week

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 »

IMDb's Guide to Streaming

Check out IMDb's Streaming Guide to see what's new on Netflix, find out if your favorite streaming show has been renewed or canceled, and more.

Visit our Streaming Guide

Related News

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 153 people
created 14 Dec 2015
 
list image
a list of 144 people
created 24 May 2017
 
a list of 6663 people
created 04 Feb 2016
 
list image
a list of 226 people
created 27 Feb 2015
 
a list of 115 people
created 03 Jul 2011
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Joseph Brooks's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

You Light Up My Life Music Department
(1977)
If Ever I See You Again Music Department
(1978)
Happiness Soundtrack
(1998)
Dawn of the Dead Soundtrack
(2004)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (42 credits)
 2018 Whitney (Documentary) (writer: "You Light Up My Life" - as Joe Brooks)
 2017 Everything, Everything (writer: "Night Drive" - as Joe Brooks)
 2016 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week Two (2016) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life" - uncredited)
 2014 48 Hours (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Death at Soho House (2014) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life" - uncredited)
 2013 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone (2013) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
 2012 True Blood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- In the Beginning (2012) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life" - uncredited)
 2012 Raising Hope (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jimmy's Fake Girlfriend (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)
 2010 BearCity (writer: "Open My Eyes" - as Joe Brooks)
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Top 20 Perform (2009) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
 2009 The Good Wife (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2009) ... (writer: "I Luv How U Feel")
 2005-2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Round 1: Part 1 (2009) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life" - uncredited)
- Round 4 (2006) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
- Dance Off (2005) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
 2006-2008 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.25 (2008) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life" - uncredited)
- Judges' Houses 2 (2006) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life" - uncredited)
 2008 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Grand Finale (2008) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
 2007 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Spectacular 2 - Old School (2007) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
 2004 Little Black Book (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
 2004 Indonesian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wildcards (2004) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
 2004 Dawn of the Dead (writer: "You Light Up My Life" - as Joe Brooks)
 2003 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mottoshow #3 - Mein Geburtsjahr (2003) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
 2003 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Grand Final (2003) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
- Top 5: My Idol (2003) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
 2003 Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
 2003 Star Search (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2003 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Here We Go Again (2003) ... (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 Happiness (writer: ) / (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)
 1989 Growing Pains (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mandingo (1989) ... (writer: "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" - uncredited)
 1980 The Magic of David Copperfield III: Levitating Ferrari (TV Special) (producer: "You Light Up My Life") / (writer: "You Light Up My Life")
 1980 The Big Time (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sheena Easton - Pop Singer (1980) ... (writer: "You Light Up My Life" - uncredited)
  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", "When It's Over", "Come Share My Love", "California", "Something to Sell" - as Joe Brooks)
 1978 The 50th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (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 (lyrics: "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" (uncredited)) / (music: "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" (uncredited))
 1973 Jeremy (lyrics: "The Hourglass Song") / (music: "The Hourglass Song")
 1972 Marjoe (Documentary) (music: "Save All My Brothers")
 1965 Bandstand (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 13 February 1965 (1965) ... (writer: "I'll Forgive You, Then Forget You")
Show Show Music department (5 credits)
Show Show Director (5 credits)
Show Show Composer (5 credits)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

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).

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Joe Brooks
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

His musician son, Nicholas Brooks, 24, was charged with murdering his fashion designer girlfriend, Sylvie Cachay, in December 2010 in So-Ho in New York City. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed