Richard Brooks biography

Richard Brooks

Film director

1912 – 1992

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Who was Richard Brooks?

Richard Brooks was an American screenwriter, film director, novelist and occasional film producer. His outstanding works as director are Blackboard Jungle, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Elmer Gantry – for which he won an Academy Award for Best Writing – In Cold Blood and Looking for Mr. Goodbar.

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Born
May 18, 1912
Philadelphia
Also known as
  • Ruben Sax
  • Reuben Sax
Parents
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Temple University
Lived in
  • Philadelphia
Died
Mar 11, 1992
Studio City
Resting place
Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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