Richard Brooks

Born May 18, 1912
Richard Brooks was an American screenwriter, film director, novelist and occasional film producer. His outstanding works as director are Blackboard Jungle, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Elmer Gantry – for which he won an Academy Award for Best Writing – In Cold Blood and Looking for Mr. Goodbar.
Richard Brooks

Richard Brooks Stats


: Ruben Sax, Reuben Sax


: Jewish people


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: May 18, 1912

Place of Birth

: Philadelphia

Date of Death

: March 11, 1992

Place of Death

: Studio City

Cause of Death

: Heart failure