James L. Brooks

Biography

James Lawrence Brooks is an American director, producer and screenwriter. Growing up in North Bergen, New Jersey, Brooks endured a fractured family life and passed the time by reading and writing. After dropping out of New York University, he got a job as an usher at CBS, going on to write for the C...

6 titles Directing Writing Acting

5.4

How Do You Know

2010 · Director

6.4

Spanglish

2004 · Director

7.7

As Good as It Gets

1997 · Director

5.6

I'll Do Anything

1994 · Director

7.2

Broadcast News

1987 · Director

7.4

Terms of Endearment

1983 · Director

10 titles Directing Writing Acting

5.4

How Do You Know

2010 · Writer

7.3

The Simpsons Movie

2007 · Screenplay

6.4

Spanglish

2004 · Writer

7.7

As Good as It Gets

1997 · Screenplay

5.6

I'll Do Anything

1994 · Writer

7.2

Broadcast News

1987 · Screenplay

7.4

Terms of Endearment

1983 · Screenplay

6.5

Starting Over

1979 · Writer

7.5

Cindy

1978 · Writer

6.7

Thursday's Game

1974 · Writer

2 titles Directing Writing Acting

7.0

Modern Romance

1981 · David

7.1

Real Life

1979 · Driving Evaluator