James L. Brooks: Family, Wife, Children, Dating, Net Worth, Nationality and More

Biography - A Short Wiki

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James Lawrence Brooks is an American who directed and produced movies and also is a screenwriter. Some of his beautiful creations include The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Simpsons, Broadcast News, and the list grows on. Out of which Terms of Endearment earned him an Academy Award and several Prime Time Emmy awards for the Mary Moore Show.

Career Highlights

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He dropped out of New York University and for two and a half years worked as a writer in CBS News. Then he permanently got the job of a copywriter for CBS as a replacement for the employee who never appeared. He later changed his company and became a writer for the news broadcasts.

Family and Personal Life

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James, in his life, got married twice, but the relationship did not last long for any of it. His first wife was Marianne Catherine Morrissey, with whom he had a daughter Amy Lorraine Brooks. His second wife was Holly Beth Holmberg, with whom he had three children, daughter Chloe and sons Joseph and Cooper.

Family Information
Wife's/Spouse's NameMarianne Catherine Morrissey (m. 1964; div. 1972), Holly Beth Holmberg (m. 1978; div. 1999)
Children/KidsYes(Amy Brooks, Chloe Brooks, Cooper Brooks)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusDivorced

Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameJames Lawrence Brooks
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)82 years
Date of BirthMay 9, 1940
Place of BirthBrooklyn, New York, United States
NationalityAmerican
Height1.85 m, 6 feet 1 inch
Weight75 kg, 165.5 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$50 million
OccupationDirector, Producer, Writer

Height, Weight, and Age

James L. Brooks' height is quite tall measuring 1.85 m. Boasting a weight of 75 kg. Being born on May 9, 1940, translates to an age of 82 years as of todays date (August 11, 2022).

Quotes

Nothing is a matter of course when you get to do your own thing. It’s always a gift that can stop giving and probably will.

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Things get very distorted when you do a movie, weirdly so.

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I love it if comedy reflects real life because to me it’s more reassuring that we’ll get through.

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You become so obsessed, and that’s not a bad thing for a movie. Serve it with that sense that it’s the whole world.

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That’s the great thing about a series: you’re driving to work, and you have an idea for a story for your characters, and you can go into work, and it’s gonna be a television show. I mean that’s what’s great about the job.

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