Date of Birth:
18 May 1912
Richard Brooks created 5 movies in the Drama, Romance, Music, Crime, History, Action, Adventure, Western genres.
Richard Brooks got succeed with average imdb rating 7.1.
Graduate of West Philadelphia HS and Temple University.
Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 167-172. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988.
Directed 10 different actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Lee J. Cobb, Paul Newman, Elizabeth Taylor, Burt Lancaster, Shirley Jones, Ed Begley, Geraldine Page, Shirley Knight, Jean Simmons and Tuesday Weld. Lancaster, Jones, and Begley won Oscars for their performances in one of Brooks' movies.
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