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Born: July 22, 1947 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2006)
A humorous story of what happens when the U.S. Government sends comedian Albert Brooks to India and Pakistan to find out what makes the over 300 million Muslims in the region laugh. Brooks, accompanied by two state department handlers and his trusted assistant, goes on a journey that takes him from
2.
Muse, The (1999) as Director
One fine night, Hollywood screenwriter Steven Phillips basks in the honor of a humanitarian award, presented to him at a black-tie dinner as his proud wife Laura and daughters look on. One crappy morning later, a junior studio executive is telling Steven that he's lost his creative "edge," and relea
3.
Mother (1996) as Director
After two divorces, sci-fi novelist John Henderson realizes that if he doesn't straighten out his relationship with his mother, Beatrice, he is never going to be able to make it work with other women in his life. To this end, he moves back home and tries to figure out exactly where everything went w
4.
Defending Your Life (1991) as Director
The first "true" story about the afterlife.
5.
Lost in America (1985) as Director
A discontented yuppie couple quit their jobs to rediscover America on the road.
6.
Modern Romance (1981) as Director
A film editor's neuroses complicate his love life.
7.
Real Life (1979) as Director
Filmmakers invade an Arizona home to shoot a documentary about family life.

Cast (feature film)

8.
Untitled Pets Project, The (2016)
Two pet dogs who live in Manhattan learn about a plot by abandoned pets to get even with humans and their pro-human pets. So they try to foil the plot and get home in time for dinner.
9.
Finding Dory (2016)
Storyline is under wraps.
10.
Most Violent Year, A (2014)
Storyline is under wraps.
11.
This Is 40 (2012)
Debbie and Pete, faced with turning 40, attempt to reinvent their lives.
12.
Simpsons Movie, The (2007)
Homer Simpson must save the world from a catastrophe he himself created. It all begins with Homer, his new pet pig, and a leaky silo full of droppings--a combination that triggers a disaster the likes of which Springfield has never experienced. As Marge is outraged by Homer's monumental blunder, a v
13.
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2006)
A humorous story of what happens when the U.S. Government sends comedian Albert Brooks to India and Pakistan to find out what makes the over 300 million Muslims in the region laugh. Brooks, accompanied by two state department handlers and his trusted assistant, goes on a journey that takes him from
14.
In-Laws, The (2003) as Jerry Peyser
When prospective fathers-in-law Steve Tobias and Jerry Peyser meet for the first time to celebrate their children's upcoming marriage, the cake hits the fan. Dr. Jerome Peyser is a mild-mannered podiatrist with a well-organized daily routine designed to eliminate all possible sources of stress. Mean
15.
Finding Nemo (2003) as Marlin
Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to Marlin his worrisome father, and Dory a friendly but forgetful tang fish, to make the epic journey to bring Nemo home.
16.
My First Mister (2001) as Randall ("R")
A depiction of the love relationship between a 17-year- old girl and her uptight middle- aged boss at an upscale clothing store.
17.
Muse, The (1999) as Steven Phillips
One fine night, Hollywood screenwriter Steven Phillips basks in the honor of a humanitarian award, presented to him at a black-tie dinner as his proud wife Laura and daughters look on. One crappy morning later, a junior studio executive is telling Steven that he's lost his creative "edge," and relea
18.
Out of Sight (1998) as Richard Ripley
A female U.S. Marshall is taken hostage during a prison break and falls in love with one of her captors. After she escapes her captors, Karen joins the manhunt team. But she keeps running into the diverting Jack, who is engaged in a diamond heist, the infamous 'one last job'. Soon each one must cons
19.
Critical Care (1997) as Dr Butz
A hospital resident is sucked into a legal battle between two sisters over the care of their father, or rather his fortune.
20.
Mother (1996) as John Henderson
After two divorces, sci-fi novelist John Henderson realizes that if he doesn't straighten out his relationship with his mother, Beatrice, he is never going to be able to make it work with other women in his life. To this end, he moves back home and tries to figure out exactly where everything went w
21.
Scout, The (1994) as Al Percolo
The story of a baseball scout who discovers a talented but troubled ball player.
22.
I'll Do Anything (1994) as Burke Adler
A talented actor from New York who is unable to find work in Hollywood suddenly has to care for his unpredictable 5-year-old daughter, whom he has not seen in three years. The lives of both change after he gets a job as a driver for a powerful movie producer. The film revolves around the actor's relationship with a young development woman, and the relationship between the producer and a test-screening researcher.
23.
Defending Your Life (1991) as Daniel Miller
The first "true" story about the afterlife.
24.
Broadcast News (1987) as Aaron Altman
A satiric look at the inner workings of the Washington news bureau of a major TV network and the romantic triangle between the feisty young female producer, the vain male news anchor, and the good-hearted male reporter.
25.
Lost in America (1985) as David Howard
A discontented yuppie couple quit their jobs to rediscover America on the road.
26.
Unfaithfully Yours (1984) as Norman Robbins
27.
Twilight Zone--The Movie (1983) as Driver ("Prologue")
Four separate stories in one movie. First a racist businessman gets the tables turned on him when he is transported back in time to being persued by Nazis in 1940s France, becomes an African-American at a KKK rally in the 1950s South, and and then a Vietnamese in 1960s Vietnam. The second story centers around an old man who makes the wishes of residents at a retirement home come true when he transforms them into youthful versions of themselves. In the third story a young woman on the road gives a ride to a little boy and ends up trapped with other people in an alternate reality created by the boy's imagination. And in the final story a man on a plane sees, but cannot convince anyone else that a mysterious creature is on the outside wing of the plane trying to sabotage the aircraft.
28.
Modern Romance (1981) as Robert Cole
A film editor's neuroses complicate his love life.
29.
Private Benjamin (1980) as Yale Goodman
A spoiled rich girl joins the Army and changes her life.
30.
Real Life (1979) as Albert Brooks
Filmmakers invade an Arizona home to shoot a documentary about family life.
31.
Taxi Driver (1976) as Tom
A loner becomes fixated on a teen prostitute.

Writer (feature film)

32.
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2006)
A humorous story of what happens when the U.S. Government sends comedian Albert Brooks to India and Pakistan to find out what makes the over 300 million Muslims in the region laugh. Brooks, accompanied by two state department handlers and his trusted assistant, goes on a journey that takes him from
33.
Muse, The (1999) as Screenwriter
One fine night, Hollywood screenwriter Steven Phillips basks in the honor of a humanitarian award, presented to him at a black-tie dinner as his proud wife Laura and daughters look on. One crappy morning later, a junior studio executive is telling Steven that he's lost his creative "edge," and relea
34.
Mother (1996) as Screenwriter
After two divorces, sci-fi novelist John Henderson realizes that if he doesn't straighten out his relationship with his mother, Beatrice, he is never going to be able to make it work with other women in his life. To this end, he moves back home and tries to figure out exactly where everything went w
35.
Scout, The (1994) as Screenwriter
The story of a baseball scout who discovers a talented but troubled ball player.
36.
Defending Your Life (1991) as Screenwriter
The first "true" story about the afterlife.
37.
Lost in America (1985) as Screenwriter
A discontented yuppie couple quit their jobs to rediscover America on the road.
38.
Modern Romance (1981) as Screenwriter
A film editor's neuroses complicate his love life.
39.
Real Life (1979) as Screenwriter
Filmmakers invade an Arizona home to shoot a documentary about family life.

Music (feature film)

40.
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2006)
A humorous story of what happens when the U.S. Government sends comedian Albert Brooks to India and Pakistan to find out what makes the over 300 million Muslims in the region laugh. Brooks, accompanied by two state department handlers and his trusted assistant, goes on a journey that takes him from
41.
Mother (1996) as Special Lyrics ("Mrs Robinson")
After two divorces, sci-fi novelist John Henderson realizes that if he doesn't straighten out his relationship with his mother, Beatrice, he is never going to be able to make it work with other women in his life. To this end, he moves back home and tries to figure out exactly where everything went w

Cast (special)

42.
100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time (2004) as Honoree (Archival Footage)
Comedy Central celebrates the best in stand-up comedy, as comedian panelists Dom Irrera, Judy Gold, Mario Joyner, and Greg Giraldo count down the top 100 comics of all time.
43.
ShoWest Awards, The (1997)
Live telecast of the 1997 ShoWest Awards, honoring film and television stars.
44.
Make Believe: The Making of "I'll Do Anything" (1994)
Documentary on the making of the 1994 feature film, "I'll Do Anything," directed by James L. Brooks.
45.
General Electric's All-Star Anniversary (1978)
The program recalls the music, song, and comedy of the past 100 years and celebrates the one-hundredth anniversary of the founding of the General Electric Company.
46.
Milton Berle's Mad Mad Mad World of Comedy (1975)
An insider's look at contemporary comedy via interviews with and performances by young comedians, all under the supervision of "Mr. Television," Milton Burle.

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