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Richard Brooks
Director | Age 55
Birthdate: December 9, 1962
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: March 11, 1992
Place of Death: Studio City, Los Angeles, California
Zodiac: Sagittarius

Richard Brooks (May 18, 1912 – March 11, 1992) was an American screenwriter, film director, novelist and occasional film producer. His outstanding works as director are Blackboard Jungle (1955); Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958); Elmer Gantry (1960) – for which he won an Academy Award for Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay); In Cold Blood (1967); and Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977). Wikipedia