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Mel Brooks Tribute: Lesley Ann Warren & Carl Reiner + Teri Garr & Tracey Ullman

Mel Brooks at the “Academy Tribute to Mel Brooks,” on Friday, July 24, 2009, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly Hills. Albert Brooks, Mel Brooks Teri Garr Mel Brooks Carl Reiner Photos: Richard Harbaugh / © A.M.P.A.S. Richard Benjamin, Lesley Ann Warren, Mel Brooks, Leonard Maltin, Teri Garr, Sid […]


Mel Brooks Tribute

Anne Bancroft, Mel Brooks in To Be or Not to Be (top); Mel Brooks at the 1969 Oscar ceremony (bottom) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a tribute to Mel Brooks on Friday, July 24, at 8 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. […]


Mel Brooks Biography: Q&A with James Robert Parish

James Robert Parish, author of countless film books (The RKO Gals, Fiasco: A History of Hollywood's Iconic Flops), answers a few questions on the subject of his upcoming biography, It's Good to Be the King: The Seriously Funny Life of Mel Brooks (Wiley, 2007). Many comedians are supposed to be […]


Anne Bancroft: Mrs. Robinson in 'The Graduate' Has Died

Anne Bancroft, Mrs. Robinson in The Graduate dead at 73 Anne Bancroft, Mrs. Robinson in The Graduate and the longtime wife of Mel Brooks, died of uterine cancer on July 6 at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. The Oscar-, Emmy-, and Tony Award-winning actress was 73. (Image: Dustin […]