Melvin James Kaminsky (Kaye)
|Birthplace:||Brooklyn, New York, USA|
Son of <private> Kaminsky and <private> Brookman
|Occupation:||Film director, screenwriter, composer, lyricist, comedian, actor, and producer|
|Managed by:||Private User|
About Mel Brooks
Melvin Kaminsky, better known by his stage name Mel Brooks, is an American film director, screenwriter, composer, lyricist, comedian, actor, and producer. He is best known as a creator of broad film farces and comic parodies. Brooks is a member of the short list of entertainers with the distinction of having won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony award. Three of his films ranked in the Top 20 on the American Film Institute's list of the Top 100 comedy films of all-time: Blazing Saddles, The Producers and Young Frankenstein.