Richard Brooks

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Richard Brooks (May 18, 1912 – March 11, 1992) was an American screenwriter, film director, novelist and occasional film producer. His outstanding works as director are Blackboard Jungle (1955), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), Elmer Gantry (1960) – for which he won an Academy Award for Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) – In Cold Blood (1967) and Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977).

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Selected Richard Brooks film and TV show credits.

Director Credits

1985
Fever Pitch (1985)
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1982
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1977
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1975
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1971
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1969
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1967
In Cold Blood (1967)
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1966
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1965
Lord Jim (1965)
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1962
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1960
Elmer Gantry (1960)
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1958
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1958
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1957
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1956
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1956
The Last Hunt (1956)
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1955
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1955
MGM Parade (1955) (TV Show)
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1954
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1953
Battle Circus (1953)
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1953
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1952
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1952
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1950
Crisis (1950)
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Producer Credits

1982
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1975
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1969
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1967
In Cold Blood (1967)
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1966
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1965
Lord Jim (1965)
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Writer Credits

1985
Fever Pitch (1985)
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1982
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1977
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1975
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1971
$ (1971)
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1969
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1967
In Cold Blood (1967)
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1966
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1965
Lord Jim (1965)
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1962
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1960
Elmer Gantry (1960)
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1958
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1958
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1957
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1956
The Last Hunt (1956)
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1955
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1955
MGM Parade (1955) (TV Show)
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1953
Battle Circus (1953)
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1952
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1952
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1951
Storm Warning (1951)
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1950
Crisis (1950)
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1950
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1949
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1948
Key Largo (1948)
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1948
To the Victor (1948)
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1947
Brute Force (1947)
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1947
Crossfire (1947)
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1946
The Killers (1946)
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1946
Swell Guy (1946)
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1944
Cobra Woman (1944)
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1944
My Best Gal
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1943
Don Winslow of the Coast Guard
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1943
White Savage (1943)
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1942
Men of Texas (1942)
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1942
Sin Town (1942)
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First NameRichard
Last NameBrooks
Full Name at BirthRuben Sax
Age79 (age at death)
Date of BirthMay 18, 1912
BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Date of DeathMarch 11, 1992
Location of DeathBeverly Hills, California, USA
Cause of Death(congestive heart failure)
Height6' 3" (190 cm)
BuildAverage
Hair ColorSalt and Pepper
Star SignTaurus
SexualityStraight
ReligionJewish
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
OccupationWriter, Director
Occupation CategoryWriter
Claim to FameKey Largo

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