James L. Brooks

Birthplace: 
Brooklyn, New York
Birthday: 
May 09

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James L. Brooks

Photo credit: 
KENNELL KRISTA/SIPA/AP

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About

James L. Brooks is an Academy Award, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning American television and movie director, producer and screenwriter.

Brooks wrote for several shows before creating the series Room 222.

Grant Tinker hired Brooks and producer Allan Burns at MTM Productions to create The Mary Tyler Moore Show in 1970. The show was critically acclaimed and won Brooks several Primetime Emmy Awards. Brooks left MTM Productions in 1978 to co-create the sitcom Taxi.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

18 Wins49 Nominations

Outstanding Animated Program - 2017

  • Nominee
  • James L. Brooks, Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media within a Scripted Program - 2017

  • Nominee
  • James L. Brooks, Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons - Planet Of The Couches
  • play.google.com
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television and Google Spotlight Stories

Outstanding Animated Program - 2016

  • Nominee
  • James L. Brooks, Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Outstanding Animated Program - 2015

  • Nominee
  • James L. Brooks, Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Outstanding Animated Program - 2013

  • Nominee
  • James L. Brooks,
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in Association with 20th Century Fox Television

Outstanding Animated Program - 2012

  • Nominee
  • James L. Brooks, Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Outstanding Animated Program - 2011

  • Nominee
  • James L. Brooks, Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2009

  • Nominee
  • James L. Brooks, Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2008

  • Winner
  • James L. Brooks, Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2007

  • Nominee
  • James L. Brooks, Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2006

  • Winner
  • James L. Brooks, Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2005

  • Nominee
  • James L. Brooks, Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2004

  • Nominee
  • James L. Brooks, Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2003

  • Winner
  • James L. Brooks, Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2002

  • Nominee
  • James L. Brooks, Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2001

  • Winner
  • James L. Brooks, Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM (FOR PROGRAMMING ONE HOUR OR LESS) - 2000

  • Winner
  • James L. Brooks,
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM (FOR PROGRAMMING ONE HOUR OR LESS) - 1999

  • Nominee
  • James L. Brooks,
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM (FOR PROGRAMMING ONE HOUR OR LESS) - 1998

  • Winner
  • James L. Brooks,
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM (FOR PROGRAMMING one hour or less.) - 1997

  • Winner
  • James L. Brooks,
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM (FOR PROGRAMMING ONE HOUR OR LESS) - 1996

  • Nominee
  • James L. Brooks,
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM (FOR PROGRAMMING ONE HOUR OR LESS) - 1995

  • Winner
  • James L. Brooks,
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM (FOR PROGRAMMING ONE HOUR OR LESS) - 1992

  • Nominee
  • James L. Brooks,
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM (FOR PROGRAMMING ONE HOUR OR LESS) - 1991

  • Winner
  • James L. Brooks,
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Outstanding Comedy Series - 1983

  • Nominee
  • James L. Brooks,
  • Taxi
  • NBC

Outstanding Comedy Series - 1982

  • Nominee
  • James L. Brooks,
  • Taxi
  • ABC

Outstanding Comedy Series - 1981

  • Winner
  • James L. Brooks,
  • Taxi
  • ABC

Outstanding Comedy Series - 1979

  • Winner
  • James L. Brooks,
  • Taxi
  • ABC

Outstanding Drama Series - 1978

Outstanding Comedy Series - 1975

  • Nominee
  • James L. Brooks,
  • Rhoda
  • CBS

Awards & Nominations

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

1 Wins10 Nominations
The Simpsons

The Simpsons

The Simpsons