Albert Brooks Overview

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Born: July 22, 1947

His real name is Albert Einstein. No kidding. Born in Los Angeles, he was given the name of the greatest scientist of the 20th century. But Albert Brooks, actor, writer and director, has never been compared to Einstein. He's more likely to be compared to Woody Allen, who makes quirky movies based loosely on his personal experiences. Brooks has directed and written several modestly-budgeted, but profitable films that have been well received by critics. He coaxed Debbie Reynolds to play the... See All

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