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Albert Brooks Biography

Albert Brooks
  • Age: 70 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Cancer
  • Name: Albert Brooks
  • Birth Name: Albert Lawrence Brooks
  • Father: Harry Einstein
  • Nationality: Ameriacn
  • Birth Place/City: Beverly Hills, California
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Actor
  • Net Worth: $ 23 million
  • Eye Color: Dark-Brown
  • Hair Color: Dark-Brown
  • Weight in KG: N/A
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Kimberly Shlain (m. 1997)
  • Children: 2
  • Education: Carnegie Mellon University
  • Awards: National Society of Film Critics Award
  • Movies: The Secret Life of Pets
  • TV Show: The Simpsons
  • Siblings: Bob Einstein, Charles Einstein, Cliff Einstein
  • Books: 2030, 2030: The Real Story of What Happens to America
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Actor, writer, director and comedian Albert Brooks is of American nationality and has been known best for being the actor in Broadcast News. He has also contributed his voice to several endeavors and has been known for being the voice behind several animated characters. He was born in the 22nd of July, 1947 to mother Thelma Leeds and father Harry Einstein. His bio and career details are searched out by his fans around the world widely.

Brooks was born on Beverly Hills and attended the Beverly Hills High School for his education. He later attended the Carnegie Mellon University situated in Pittsburgh but dropped out to pursue a career in acting and comedy. Born as Albert Lawrence Einstein, it was then that he changed his name to Albert Brooks. He appeared first on The Tonight show Starring Johnny Carson and did stand-up comedy which appealed to his fans around the world. He then released tow comedy albums named Comedy Minus One and A Star is Brought which were both hugely successful. He left the comedy circuit and made the film The Famous Comedians School and then consecutive six short films which were all popular.

Albert Brooks has also appeared as an actor. The most notable role of this personality as an actor has been his role in Broadcast News. For this role, he got the Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor on 1987. Apart from this, he is also a voice actor. He has voiced the character of Marlin in Finding Nemo, and has contributed his voice for the animated television series The Simpsons. He has also given his voice as Russ Cargill in The Simpsons Movie and has written and starred in several films like Modern Romance.

Albert Brooks’s dating history too is an affair talked well about. He supposedly dated Carole Mallory previously. He has also dated actress Carried Fisher. Linda Ronstadt and Albert started an affair on 1974. Their relationship lasted until 1976 after which they split up. Albert later made Kathryn Harrold his girlfriend. The couple’s relation too did not last long. He then started dating Julie Hagerty. The couple started dating on 1985 and later split on 1986. After this, he has been married. His spouse is Kimberly Shalin whom he started dating on 1997. She is a website designer and the couple got married soon afterwards. They have two children together. The couple resides happily in Santa Monica, California with their children and is certainly doing well in their lives as there is no marital issue or question of divorce.

Albert Brooks has a net worth of 23 million dollars which can be attributed to his acting skills and expertise on other areas as well. His salary however, is not known. He has a height of 5 feet and 10 inches.

  • Last modified : 21 February, 2016
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