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Albert Lawrence Brooks (Einstein)

Birthplace: Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Harry Einstein and Thelma Leeds Einstein
Husband of Kimberly Brooks Shlain
Father of Private and Private User
Brother of Charles A. (Anshen) Einstein and Bob Einstein

Occupation: Actor, comedian, director, screenwriter
Managed by: Randy Schoenberg
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About Albert Brooks

Albert Lawrence Brooks (born Albert Lawrence Einstein; July 22, 1947) is an American actor, voice actor, writer, comedian, and director. He received an Academy Award nomination in 1987 for his role in Broadcast News. His voice acting credits include Marlin the clownfish in Finding Nemo, and recurring guest voices for the animated television series The Simpsons, including Russ Cargill in The Simpsons Movie. 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). He also notably starred opposite Dan Aykroyd in Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) in which the co-star Vic Morrow and two child actors were horrifically killed on set by the propellers of a real helicopter which crashed on top of them during a Vietnam War scene.

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Albert Brooks's Timeline

July 22, 1947
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, United States