|TV and Movie Trivia Tribute|
|Born:||28 June 1926||Brooklyn, New York, USA|
|Known As:||Governor Le Petomane||"Blazing Saddles" (1974)|
|Trivia:||Birth name: Melvin Kaminsky.|
|His stage name is an adaptation of his mother's maiden name, Brookman.|
|Mel Brooks served as a corporal in the United States Army in North Africa|
during World War II. Part of his duties was defusing landmines
in areas before the infantry moved in.
|(5 August 1964) Married Anne Bancroft.|
|(1969) Won the Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the|
Screen Oscar for: "The Producers" (1968).
|(1997, 1998 & 1999) Won Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series|
Emmy Awards for: "Mad About You".
|Named one of People Magazine's '25 Most Intriguing People of 2001.'|
|He produced and wrote the music, lyrics and book for the Broadway musical |
version of "The Producers" (2001).
|On TV:||TVGuide.com||Click here for TV listings.|
|Filmography:||The Internet Movie Database||Mel Brooks Filmography.|
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James Coburn John Candy Lea Thompson Madeline Kahn Marty Feldman
Michelle Pfeiffer Patrick Stewart Paul Newman Peter MacNicol Telly Savalas