James L. Brooks

James L. Brooks ( born May 9, 1940 in North Bergen, New Jersey) is an American screenwriter, film producer, film director and actor.

The film director has only made ​​five films in twenty years, but has been active since the early 1960s in television. He was involved as a developer and producer of now classic series like Mary Tyler Moore, Taxi and Lou Grant. He is also one of the fathers of the Simpsons. He can at 8 Oscar nominations for Terms of Endearment, Broadcast News - Broadcast News, Jerry Maguire - Game of Life ( producer) and could not be better to look back. For the former film, he received the trophy three times: as a producer, director, and for the screenplay.

Filmography (as director)