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Mel Brooks

Born on June 28, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York City, NY
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Farce, satire, and parody come together with Vaudeville roots and manic energy to create the Mel Brooks style of comedy. Born Melvin Kaminsky to a Russian Jewish family in Brooklyn, NY, the writer/producer/director/actor was one of very few people to ... Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
2005 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Original Song The Producers Nominated
1977 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy High Anxiety Nominated
1976 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Silent Movie Nominated
1974 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Song Blazing Saddles Nominated
1974 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Adapted Screenplay Young Frankenstein Nominated


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