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Mel Brooks (born Melvin Kaminsky, June 28, 1926) is an American film director, screenwriter, composer, lyricist, comedian, actor and producer. He is best known as a creator of broad film farces and comic parodies. Brooks is a member of the short list of entertainers with the distinction of having won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony award. Three of his films ranked in the American Film Institute's list of the top 100 comedy films of all-time: Blazing Saddles at number 6, The Producers at number 11, and Young Frankenstein at number 13.
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|The Twelve Chairs||.||1970|
|Blazing Saddles||Gov. William J. Le Petomane / Indian Chief||1974|
|Silent Movie||Mel Funn||1976|
|The Muppet Movie||Professor Max Krassman||1979|
|History of the World: Part I||Moses/Comicus/Torquemada/Jacques/King Louis XVI||1981|
|Life Stinks||Goddard Bolt||1991|
|Robin Hood: Men in Tights||Rabbi Tuckman||1993|
|The Silence of the Hams||Checkout Guest (uncredited)||1994|
|Robots||Big Weld (voice)||2005|
|Mel Brooks Strikes Back!||2012|
|Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic||Himself||2013|