Albert Brooks is an American actor, comedian, writer, and director who has a net worth of $30 million. Brooks gave an Academy Award-nominated performance in 1987’s “Broadcast News,” and he has appeared in more than 30 other film and television projects, including “Terms of Endearment” (1983), “Drive” (2011), and “This Is 40” (2012). Albert voiced Marlin in “Finding Nemo” (2003) and “Finding Dory” (2016), Tiberius in “The Secret Life of Pets” (2016), and numerous characters on “The Simpsons” (1990–2021).
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|Net Worth||$30 Million|
|Date of Birth||July 22, 1947 (age 76 years)||Gender||Male|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Comedian, Film director, Screenwriter, Television Director, Voice Actor|
Albert began going by “Albert Brooks” professionally, joking, “The real Albert Einstein changed his name to sound more intelligent.” In the late ’60s and early ’70s, he was a regular guest on talk shows and variety shows, and in 1969, he made his first appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” (he would appear 30 more times before Carson retired in 1992). In 1969, Brooks began booking acting jobs, appearing on “Marcus Welby, M.D.” and “Insight,” followed by “The Odd Couple” (1970), “Love, American Style” (1971), and “The New Dick Van Dyke Show” (1972). In 1975, he wrote and directed short films that appeared on “Saturday Night Live,” and he also wrote and directed the 1976 short film, “The Famous Comedians School.” Albert made his big screen debut in 1976’s “Taxi Driver,” then he appeared in 1980’s “Private Benjamin” and co-wrote, directed, and starred in 1979’s “Real Life” and 1981’s “Modern Romance.” In 1983, he appeared in “Twilight Zone: The Movie” and “Terms of Endearment,” and he directed and starred in 1985’s “Lost in America,” which he co-wrote with frequent collaborator Monica Johnson.
Albert married artist Kimberly Shlain on March 15, 1997. The couple welcomed son Jacob in October 1998 and daughter Claire in March 2000. Before marrying Kimberly, who is the daughter of writer/surgeon Leonard Shlain, Brooks reportedly dated actress Carrie Fisher and singer Linda Ronstadt.
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I think I present a different side of a male character: a side that is not John Wayne-like, a side that is, in fact, destructible. To some people, that is refreshing, and to other people, especially if they don't know me, it may be disturbing.Albert Brooks
You know, I became a director out of necessity. I was writing comedies, and I couldn't find anybody to deliver it correctly.Albert Brooks
Well, you know, with every character, if you're going to expose yourself, you've got to figure out every detail that you're going to play. So there's no character that you can just go put on his shirt and be fully prepared.Albert Brooks
If people don't love what you're doing, that doesn't mean you're wrong.Albert Brooks
I guess 'The Player' was a pretty good L.A. movie. And 'Chinatown.' Was there ever a better L.A. movie about a certain period in L.A.? That was terrific.Albert Brooks