History Creator / JamesLBrooks

14th Oct '17 11:07:42 AM dlchen145
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A producer, screenwriter, director, and occasional actor whose works are usually critical hits.

Friends and frequent collaborator with music composer Music/HansZimmer.

Has his own production company.

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A James Lawrence Brooks (born May 9, 1940) is a producer, screenwriter, director, and occasional actor whose works are usually critical hits.

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hits. He is friends and a frequent collaborator with music composer Music/HansZimmer.

Has
Music/HansZimmer. He also has his own production company.
23rd May '17 3:59:38 PM jormis29
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* ''The Tracey Ullman Show'' (198790)

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* ''The Tracey Ullman Show'' ''Series/TheTraceyUllmanShow'' (198790)
7th Jan '17 12:35:19 PM MarkLungo
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Some people have said that the jingle was inspired by the chorus of the Go West! song "The King of Wishful Thinking," [[OlderThanTheyThink but the logo and jingle actually predate the song by a couple of years]].

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Some people have said that the jingle was inspired by the chorus of the Go West! Music/GoWest! song "The King of Wishful Thinking," [[OlderThanTheyThink but the logo and jingle actually predate the song by a couple of years]].
7th Jan '17 12:33:43 PM MarkLungo
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* ''Series/MyMotherTheCar'' (1965-66)
26th Nov '16 3:32:57 AM Morgenthaler
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26th Nov '16 3:22:08 AM Morgenthaler
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Won UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s for picture, director and screenplay for ''Film/TermsOfEndearment'', and was also nominated for producing ''Film/BroadcastNews'', ''Film/JerryMaguire'', and ''Film/AsGoodAsItGets'' and for writing ''Broadcast News'' and ''As Good as It Gets''. He is one of only seven directors to win for writing, directing and producing a film.[[note]]The others are Leo [=McCarey=] (''Going My Way''), Creator/BillyWilder (''Film/TheApartment''), Creator/FrancisFordCoppola (''[[Film/TheGodfather The Godfather Part II]]''), Creator/PeterJackson (''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Return of the King]]'') and Creator/TheCoenBrothers (''NoCountryForOldMen'').[[/note]] Outside of his films, Brooks is also known as one of the executive producers and original creators of the long-running FOX animated sitcom ''TheSimpsons'' (joining MattGroening[[note]]who created the characters and did write a few episodes in its early days, mostly the season one episodes and season three's "Colonel Homer"[[/note]] and the late Sam Simon).

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Won UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s for picture, director and screenplay for ''Film/TermsOfEndearment'', and was also nominated for producing ''Film/BroadcastNews'', ''Film/JerryMaguire'', and ''Film/AsGoodAsItGets'' and for writing ''Broadcast News'' and ''As Good as It Gets''. He is one of only seven directors to win for writing, directing and producing a film.[[note]]The others are Leo [=McCarey=] (''Going My Way''), Creator/BillyWilder (''Film/TheApartment''), Creator/FrancisFordCoppola (''[[Film/TheGodfather The Godfather Part II]]''), (''Film/TheGodfatherPartII''), Creator/PeterJackson (''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Return of the King]]'') and Creator/TheCoenBrothers (''NoCountryForOldMen'').(''Film/NoCountryForOldMen'').[[/note]] Outside of his films, Brooks is also known as one of the executive producers and original creators of the long-running FOX animated sitcom ''TheSimpsons'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' (joining MattGroening[[note]]who Creator/MattGroening[[note]]who created the characters and did write a few episodes in its early days, mostly the season one episodes and season three's "Colonel Homer"[[/note]] and the late Sam Simon).
1st May '16 11:52:28 AM lipranzer
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* ''Film/SayAnything'' (1989)
7th Jan '16 4:14:27 PM aye_amber
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Friends and frequent collaborators with music composer HansZimmer.

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Friends and frequent collaborators collaborator with music composer HansZimmer.
Music/HansZimmer.
6th Jul '15 11:43:22 AM Wartzanall
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Won UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s for picture, director and screenplay for ''Film/TermsOfEndearment'', and was also nominated for producing ''Film/BroadcastNews'', ''Film/JerryMaguire'', and ''Film/AsGoodAsItGets'' and for writing ''Broadcast News'' and ''As Good as It Gets''. He is one of only seven directors to win for writing, directing and producing a film.[[note]]The others are Leo [=McCarey=] (''Going My Way''), Creator/BillyWilder (''Film/TheApartment''), Creator/FrancisFordCoppola (''[[Film/TheGodfather The Godfather Part II]]''), Creator/PeterJackson (''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Return of the King]]'') and Creator/TheCoenBrothers (''NoCountryForOldMen'').[[/note]]

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Won UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s for picture, director and screenplay for ''Film/TermsOfEndearment'', and was also nominated for producing ''Film/BroadcastNews'', ''Film/JerryMaguire'', and ''Film/AsGoodAsItGets'' and for writing ''Broadcast News'' and ''As Good as It Gets''. He is one of only seven directors to win for writing, directing and producing a film.[[note]]The others are Leo [=McCarey=] (''Going My Way''), Creator/BillyWilder (''Film/TheApartment''), Creator/FrancisFordCoppola (''[[Film/TheGodfather The Godfather Part II]]''), Creator/PeterJackson (''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Return of the King]]'') and Creator/TheCoenBrothers (''NoCountryForOldMen'').[[/note]][[/note]] Outside of his films, Brooks is also known as one of the executive producers and original creators of the long-running FOX animated sitcom ''TheSimpsons'' (joining MattGroening[[note]]who created the characters and did write a few episodes in its early days, mostly the season one episodes and season three's "Colonel Homer"[[/note]] and the late Sam Simon).
18th May '15 5:25:55 PM nombretomado
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Won AcademyAwards for picture, director and screenplay for ''Film/TermsOfEndearment'', and was also nominated for producing ''Film/BroadcastNews'', ''Film/JerryMaguire'', and ''Film/AsGoodAsItGets'' and for writing ''Broadcast News'' and ''As Good as It Gets''. He is one of only seven directors to win for writing, directing and producing a film.[[note]]The others are Leo [=McCarey=] (''Going My Way''), Creator/BillyWilder (''Film/TheApartment''), Creator/FrancisFordCoppola (''[[Film/TheGodfather The Godfather Part II]]''), Creator/PeterJackson (''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Return of the King]]'') and Creator/TheCoenBrothers (''NoCountryForOldMen'').[[/note]]

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Won AcademyAwards UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s for picture, director and screenplay for ''Film/TermsOfEndearment'', and was also nominated for producing ''Film/BroadcastNews'', ''Film/JerryMaguire'', and ''Film/AsGoodAsItGets'' and for writing ''Broadcast News'' and ''As Good as It Gets''. He is one of only seven directors to win for writing, directing and producing a film.[[note]]The others are Leo [=McCarey=] (''Going My Way''), Creator/BillyWilder (''Film/TheApartment''), Creator/FrancisFordCoppola (''[[Film/TheGodfather The Godfather Part II]]''), Creator/PeterJackson (''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Return of the King]]'') and Creator/TheCoenBrothers (''NoCountryForOldMen'').[[/note]]
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