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Richard Brooks
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Age 79
Birthday 18 May, 1912
Birthplace Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died 11 March, 1992
Place of Death Beverly Hills, California, USA
Height 6' 3" (190 cm)
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality American
Occupation Writer
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Richard Brooks (May 18, 1912 – March 11, 1992) was an American screenwriter, film director, novelist and occasional film producer. His outstanding works as director are Blackboard Jungle (1955), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), Elmer Gantry (1960) – for which he won an Academy Award for Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay), In Cold Blood (1967), and Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977).

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Nominated for 41 Awards | Won 8

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