List Of All Albert Brooks Movies
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Albert Brooks, born Albert Lawrence Einstein on July 22, 1947, is an American actor, comedian, writer, and director. He has made significant contributions to the entertainment industry through his versatile talents and unique comedic style.
Brooks began his career as a stand-up comedian in the 1960s, gaining popularity for his observational humor and satirical social commentary. His witty and intelligent approach to comedy earned him recognition and led to appearances on popular television shows, such as "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson."
In the 1970s, Brooks transitioned to acting and writing for film. He made his directorial debut with the critically acclaimed comedy-drama "Real Life" in 1979, where he played a fictional version of himself in a mockumentary style. This marked the beginning of his distinctive filmmaking style, characterized by his satirical take on contemporary culture and interpersonal relationships.
One of Brooks' most notable films is "Lost in America" (1985), which he wrote, directed, and starred in. The film explores themes of disillusionment and societal expectations as a middle-aged couple decides to drop out of their conventional lives and travel across America in an RV. The movie showcased Brooks' ability to blend comedy with social commentary, establishing him as a talented filmmaker.
Brooks continued to write, direct, and act in a series of successful films, including "Defending Your Life" (1991) and "Mother" (1996). His films often tackled existential themes with a humorous and introspective approach, earning him critical acclaim and a dedicated fan base.
Beyond his work in film, Brooks has also lent his voice to animated characters in movies like "Finding Nemo" (2003) and its sequel, "Finding Dory" (2016). His distinct voice and comedic timing brought memorable characters to life, further showcasing his versatility as a performer.
In addition to his film career, Brooks has written books and contributed his voice to various television shows, including "The Simpsons," where he portrayed the character of Hank Scorpio in a beloved episode.
Albert Brooks' contributions to comedy and filmmaking have earned him numerous accolades, including Academy Award nominations for his writing and acting. His ability to blend humor with thought-provoking insights into the human condition has solidified his place as a respected and influential figure in the entertainment industry.
List of all Albert Brooks movies
|1979||Real Life||Albert Brooks||Also writer/director|
|1980||Private Benjamin||Yale Goodman|
|1981||Modern Romance||Robert Cole||Also writer/director|
|1983||Twilight Zone: The Movie||Car Driver||Segment: "Prologue"|
|Terms of Endearment||Rudyard||Voice; credited as "A. Brooks"|
|1984||Unfaithfully Yours||Norman Robbins|
|1985||Lost in America||David Howard||Also writer/director|
|1987||Broadcast News||Aaron Altman||Oscar nomination for “Best Supporting Actor”|
|1991||Defending Your Life||Daniel Miller||Also writer/director|
|1994||I'll Do Anything||Burke Adler|
|The Scout||Al Percolo||Also writer|
|1996||Mother||John Henderson||Also writer/director|
|1997||Critical Care||Dr. Butz|
|1998||Dr. Dolittle||Jacob the Tiger||Voice|
|Out of Sight||Richard Ripley|
|1999||The Muse||Steven Phillips||Also writer/director|
|2001||My First Mister||Randall 'R' Harris|
|Exploring the Reef with Jean-Michel Cousteau||Marlin||Voice, short film|
|The In-Laws||Jerry Peyser|
|2005||Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World||Himself||Also writer/director|
|2007||The Simpsons Movie||Russ Cargill||Voice; credited as "A. Brooks"|
|2012||This Is 40||Larry|
|2014||A Most Violent Year||Andrew Walsh|
|2015||The Little Prince||The Businessman||Voice|
|The Secret Life of Pets||Tiberius||Voice|
|2017||I Love You, Daddy||Dick Welker||Voice; credited as "A. Brooks"|