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Albert Brooks is a Actor, Director and Scriptwriter American born on 22 july 1947 at Beverly Hills (USA)

Albert Brooks

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Birth name Albert Lawrence Einstein
Nationality USA
Birth 22 july 1947 (76 years) at Beverly Hills (USA)

Albert Lawrence Brooks (born Albert Lawrence Einstein; July 22, 1947) is an American actor, writer, comedian, and director. He received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for 1987's Broadcast News. His voice acting credits include Marlin the clownfish in Disney/Pixar's 2003 computer-animated film Finding Nemo, and recurring guest voices for the animated television series The Simpsons, including Russ Cargill in The Simpsons Movie (2007). Additionally, he has written, directed and starred in several comedy films such as Modern Romance (1981), Lost in America (1985) and Defending Your Life (1991) and is the author of the satire 2030: The Real Story of What Happens to America (2011).

Biography

In 1997, Brooks married Kimberly Shlain, then a 31-year-old website designer. Kimberly's father was surgeon and writer Leonard Shlain. The couple have two children: son Jacob Eli Brooks (b. 1997), and daughter Claire Elizabeth Brooks (b. 2000). He resides in Santa Monica, CA.

Best films

Finding Dory (2016)
(Actor)
Finding Nemo (2003)
(Actor)
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
(Actor)
Broadcast News (1987)
(Actor)
Taxi Driver (1976)
(Actor)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Albert Brooks (37 films)

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Actor

Spies in Disguise
Directed by Troy Quane
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about birds, Children's films
Actors Will Smith, Tom Holland, Jennifer Hale, Taron Egerton, Jane Lynch, Peter Dinklage
Roles Saddam Hussein
Rating68% 3.4180953.4180953.4180953.4180953.418095
Alors qu’une mission tourne mal, Walter et Lance vont devoir unir leurs forces. Si ce duo excentrique ne parvient pas à s’entraider, le monde est en danger ! Le super espion Lance Sterling (Will Smith) et le scientifique Walter Beckett (Tom Holland) ont des personnalités radicalement opposées. Lance est relax, cool et il a du style. Walter est... tout l’inverse. Certes, il n’est pas très à l’aise en société, mais son intelligence et son génie créatif lui permettent d’imaginer les gadgets impressionnants que Lance utilise sur le terrain.
The Lego Batman Movie, 1h44
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Animation
Themes Jeu, Batman films, Superhero films, Films about toys, Dystopian films, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Zach Galifianakis, Rosario Dawson, Ralph Fiennes, Jenny Slate
Roles Jaws (voice)
Rating72% 3.6488453.6488453.6488453.6488453.648845
Parvenant toujours à sauver Gotham City des attaques des super-vilains, Batman est devenu arrogant pour mieux cacher sa profonde solitude. Vexé, le Joker se laisse enfermer à l’asile d'Arkham. Mais Batman comme Barbara Gordon, la nouvelle commissaire de la ville, soupçonnent un plan caché. Le Joker cherche à rejoindre la zone fantôme pour s'allier avec les pires méchants. Batman en cherchant bien faire qui l'y envoie avec l'aide de Robin. Le Joker parvient à s'échapper de la zone fantôme à la tête d'une armée des pires méchants. Batman devra travailler en équipe pour sauver Gotham.
The Lego Ninjago Movie
Directed by Charlie Bean
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Jeu, Films about toys
Actors Michael Peña, Zach Woods, Dave Franco, Kumail Nanjiani, Fred Armisen, Jackie Chan
Roles General #3 (voice)
Rating60% 3.0081153.0081153.0081153.0081153.008115
Lloyd, surnommé "Le Ninja Vert", s'allie avec des maîtres-bâtisseurs LEGO, des ninjas spécialisés dans l'infiltration et le maître du kung-fu Wu pour affronter Garmadon, qui n'est autre que le père de Lloyd, qui veut détruire la ville de Ninjago City.
I Love You, Daddy, 2h3
Directed by Louis C.K.
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Louis C.K., Chloë Grace Moretz, Rose Byrne, Charlie Day, Edie Falco, Pamela Adlon
Roles Dick Welker (voice)
Rating62% 3.1443953.1443953.1443953.1443953.144395
Auteur de télé à succès, Glen Topher apprend que sa fille de 17 ans, China, est attirée par un célèbre réalisateur de cinéma de 60 ans. Entre son manque d'inspiration et sa difficulté à gérer le casting de sa prochaine série, sa vie est également chamboulée par la sexualité de sa fille.
Finding Dory, 1h37
Directed by Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Films about cephalopods, Mise en scène d'un poisson, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Children's films
Actors Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Diane Keaton, Alexander Gould, Eugene Levy, Ty Burrell
Roles Marlin (voice)
Rating71% 3.597043.597043.597043.597043.59704
Taking place six months after the first film, Dory suddenly recalls her childhood memories. Remembering something about "the jewel of Monterey, California", accompanied by Nemo and Marlin, she sets out to find her family. She arrives at the Monterey Marine Life Institute, where she meets Bailey, a white beluga whale; Destiny, a whale shark; and Hank the octopus, who becomes her guide.
The Secret Life of Pets, 1h26
Directed by Chris Renaud, Yarrow Cheney
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about cats, Films about dogs, Films about birds, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Albert Brooks, Steve Coogan, Hannibal Buress
Roles Tiberius (voice)
Rating64% 3.2460853.2460853.2460853.2460853.246085
Taking place in a Manhattan apartment building, Max's life as a favorite pet is turned upside down when his owner Katie brings home a sloppy mongrel named Duke, who was rescued from the pound. Little do they know, they have to put their quarrels behind when an adorable white rabbit named Snowball, the leader of an army of abandoned pets – called the "Flushed Pets" – is determined to take revenge on all happily-owned pets and their owners.
Concussion
Concussion (2015)
, 2h2
Directed by Peter Landesman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Medical-themed films, Sports films, Films about suicide, American football films
Actors Will Smith, Albert Brooks, Alec Baldwin, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Paul Reiser, Luke Wilson
Roles Dr. Cyril Wecht
Rating70% 3.54993.54993.54993.54993.5499
A dramatic storytelling depiction of Dr. Bennet Omalu's race-against-time to publicize CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) in American football players and games and the attempts by the NFL to deny the problem and to disparage Omalu.
The Little Prince, 1h46
Directed by Mark Osborne
Origin France
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Actors Rachel McAdams, Mackenzie Foy, James Franco, Jeff Bridges, Marion Cotillard, Benicio del Toro
Roles The Businessman (voice)
Rating76% 3.8000153.8000153.8000153.8000153.800015
This movie is not a straight adaptation of Saint-Exupéry's novel. Rather, elements from the novel are woven into an original narrative about a young girl who is dealing with her pushy Mother who wants her to grow up too fast.
A Most Violent Year, 2h3
Directed by J. C. Chandor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo, Albert Brooks, Ashley Williams, Alessandro Nivola
Roles Andrew Walsh
Rating69% 3.496543.496543.496543.496543.49654
Abel Morales (Oscar Isaac) is the owner of Standard Heating Oil Co, an up-and-coming company. The company has been plagued by the hijacking of several trucks, each carrying thousands of dollars in heating oil. One young driver, Julian (Elyes Gabel), is severely beaten when his oil truck is hijacked by two unknown assailants. Abel's wife, Anna Morales (Jessica Chastain), beseeches Abel to fight violence with violence, but Abel refuses. Morales and his company are under investigation by Assistant District Attorney Lawrence (David Oyelowo), who seems determined to expose price fixing, tax evasion, and various other illegalities committed by Morales and his competitors in the heating oil business.
This Is 40
This Is 40 (2012)
, 2h14
Directed by Judd Apatow
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy
Actors Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, John Lithgow, Jason Segel, Judd Apatow, Megan Fox
Roles Larry
Rating61% 3.097813.097813.097813.097813.09781
The film begins with couple Debbie (Leslie Mann) and Pete (Paul Rudd), first seen in Knocked Up; they are having sex on Debbie's 40th birthday. Pete reveals that he took a Viagra given to him by his friend Barry (Rob Smigel); this enrages Debbie and they stop. Debbie is angered that she is turning 40.
Drive
Drive (2011)
, 1h43
Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Noir, Crime
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Christina Hendricks, Ron Perlman, Oscar Isaac
Roles Bernie Rose
Rating77% 3.8982653.8982653.8982653.8982653.898265
The unnamed driver (Ryan Gosling), who lives in an Echo Park, Los Angeles apartment, works repairing cars and as a part-time movie double. Managed in both jobs by auto shop owner Shannon (Bryan Cranston), the duo also provides a getaway driver service. With Shannon organizing the events, the driver gives criminals only five minutes to perpetrate robberies and reach his car. After meeting his new neighbor, Irene (Carey Mulligan), the driver soon becomes close to her and befriends her young son, Benicio (Kaden Leos), while Irene's husband, Standard Gabriel (Oscar Isaac), is in prison. After her husband is freed, Irene still asks the driver to visit them.
The Simpsons Movie, 1h27
Directed by David Silverman
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Environmental films, Films about families, Politique, Children's films, White House in fiction
Actors Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer
Roles Russ Cargill (voice)
Rating72% 3.6467953.6467953.6467953.6467953.646795
The film follows the plot of the TV series The Simpsons, focusing on the Simpson family of Homer Simpson (Dan Castellaneta), his wife Marge (Julie Kavner), and children Bart (Nancy Cartwright), Lisa (Yeardley Smith), and Maggie, and the town of Springfield.
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World, 1h38
Directed by Albert Brooks
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Political films
Actors Penny Marshall, Albert Brooks, Sheetal Sheth, Emma Lockhart, Jon Tenney, Amy Ryan
Roles Albert Brooks
Rating55% 2.7509452.7509452.7509452.7509452.750945
Albert Brooks, a Jewish-American comedian, is asked by the United States government to travel to India and Pakistan to find out "what makes Muslims laugh." References are made to Brooks's earlier films, including Finding Nemo, Lost In America and Defending Your Life, along with his earlier stand-up comedy material.