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James L. Brooks

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Born: 1940 AD
Currently alive, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Film Director

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1940 - Born in Brooklyn New York on the 9th of May. He was a Director, producer, screenwriter.

1964-1966 - He began his television career as a writer for CBS News.
 
1978 - He expanded his sights to include feature films, debuting as writer and co-producer of Starting Over.

1983 -  He wrote, produced and directed Terms of Endearment starring Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger and Jack Nicholson.

       - The film received five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.
 
1984 - He later started his own film and television production company, Gracie Films.

1987 - Directed Broadcast News.

1944 - Directed I'll Do Anything.

1997 - Co-wrote and directed movie "As Good as It Gets".

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