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James L. Brooks

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James L. Brooks
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Crew Information
Male ♂
Job: Producer
Birth date: May 9, 1940 (1940-05-09) (age 84)
Number of episodes: 768
Seasons active: Season 1 - Present
First short: The Longest Daycare
Most recent short: May the 12th Be with You
First episode: "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire"
Most recent episode: "Bart's Brain"
First game: The Simpsons: Hit & Run
Most recent game: The Simpsons Game
Song: "Sibling Rivalry"
First album: The Simpsons Sing the Blues
Latest album: The Simpsons: Testify

James Lawrence Brooks (born May 9, 1940) is an American director, producer, screenwriter and co-founder of Gracie Films. He currently serves as an executive producer and executive creative consultant for The Simpsons. He also voiced himself in the episode "A Star Is Born Again". He was also interviewed in The Simpsons: Celebrity Friends, The Simpsons: Mischief & Mayhem, The Simpsons: Access All Areas, The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special – In 3-D! On Ice!, and The Simpsons: America's First Family. He got a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame in 2015.[1]


Award Year Episode Result
Annie Award for Writing in an Animated Feature Production 2007[2] The Simpsons Movie Nominated
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program 1990[3] "Life on the Fast Lane" Won
"Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire" Nominated
1991[4] "Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment" Won
1992[5] "Radio Bart" Nominated
1995[6] "Lisa's Wedding" Won
1996[7] "Treehouse of Horror VI" Nominated
1997[8] "Homer's Phobia" Won
1998[9] "Trash of the Titans"
1999[10] "Viva Ned Flanders" Nominated
2000[11] "Behind the Laughter" Won
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program 2001[12] "HOMЯ"
2002[13] "She of Little Faith" Nominated
2003[14] "Three Gays of the Condo" Won
2004[15] "The Way We Weren't" Nominated
2005[16] "Future-Drama"
2006[17] "The Seemingly Never-Ending Story" Won
2007[18] "The Haw-Hawed Couple" Nominated
2008[19] "Eternal Moonshine of the Simpson Mind" Won
2009[20] "Gone Maggie Gone" Nominated
2011[21] "Angry Dad: The Movie"
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program 2012[22] "Holidays of Future Passed"
2013[23] "Treehouse of Horror XXIII"
2015[24] "Treehouse of Horror XXV"
2016[25] "Halloween of Horror"
2017[26] "The Town"
2018[27] "Gone Boy"
2019[28] "Mad About the Toy" Won
2020[29] "Thanksgiving of Horror" Nominated
2021[30] "The Dad-Feelings Limited"
2022[31] "Pixelated and Afraid"
2023[32] "Treehouse of Horror XXXIII" Won
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Interactive Program 2017[33] Planet of the Couches Nominated
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Form Animated Program 2021[34] The Force Awakens from Its Nap
2022[35] When Billie Met Lisa


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