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James L. Brooks

Born on May 9, 1940 in Brooklyn, NY
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One of the few producer/director/writers to handle both movie and TV assignments with equal aplomb, James L. Brooks was born in Brooklyn and spent his college years in New York City. Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
2007 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Animated Feature The Simpsons Movie Nominated
1997 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Screenplay As Good As It Gets Nominated
1997 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Picture As Good As It Gets Nominated
1997 Directors Guild of America Best Director As Good As It Gets Nominated
1997 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Director As Good As It Gets Nominated


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