Richard Brooks

Richard Brooks
1912 - 1992
Richard Brooks  American Writer

Richard Brooks dating history


Richard Brooks was previously married to Jean Simmons and Jean Brooks (1941 - 1944).

Richard Brooks was in a relationship with Angie Dickinson (1959).


American Writer Richard Brooks was born Ruben Sax on 18th May, 1912 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA and passed away on 11th Mar 1992 Beverly Hills, California, USA aged 79. He is most remembered for Key Largo. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Richard Brooks is a member of the following lists: American film producers, American film directors and American screenwriters.


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Married2 10 years 6 years, 6 months 3 years
Dating1 2 months, 1 day - -
Total3 10 years 4 years, 4 months 2 months, 1 day


First Name Richard
Last Name Brooks
Full Name at Birth Ruben Sax
Age 79 (age at death) years
Birthday 18th May, 1912
Birthplace Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died 11th March, 1992
Place of Death Beverly Hills, California, USA
Cause of Death Congestive Heart Failure
Buried Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Height 6' 3" (191 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Writer, Director
Occupation Writer
Claim to Fame Key Largo

Richard Brooks (May 18, 1912 – March 11, 1992) was an American screenwriter, film director, novelist and film producer. Nominated for eight Oscars in his career, he was best known for Blackboard Jungle (1955), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), Elmer Gantry (1960; for which he won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay), In Cold Blood (1967) and Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977).

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Richard Brooks79 TaurusWriter
Jean Simmons80 AquariusActress
Angie Dickinson90 LibraActress
Jean Brooks47 CapricornActress


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