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Full Name: Richard Brooks
Biography:
(1912-1992) Screenwriter, novelist. Richard Brooks was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and died in Beverly Hill, California.
Author's Timeline:
1912 (Unknown) County
Richard Brooks was born Reuben Sax in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 18, 1912. 
1940 New York County
Mr. Brooks worked as a news writer, announcer, and commentator for NBC radio in New York prior to moving to Los Angeles, California, in 1940. 
1943 (Unknown) County
White Savage
Screenplay. 
1944 (Unknown) County
Cobra Woman
Screenplay by Gene Lewis and Richard Brooks. 
1948 (Unknown) County
Key Largo
Screenplay by Richard Brooks and John Huston. 
1955 (Unknown) County
Blackboard Jungle
Screenplay, was nominated for an Academy Award. 
1960 (Unknown) County
Elmer Gantry
Screenplay, received an Academy Award. 
1958 (Unknown) County
Cat on a Hot Tim Roof
Screenplay by Richard Brooks and James Poe. 
1945 (Unknown) County
The Brick Foxhole
(Pub: Harper & Brothers ISBN: )
Novel. 
1948 (Unknown) County
The Boiling Point
(Pub: Harper & Brothers ISBN: )
Novel. 
1951 (Unknown) County
The Producer
(Pub: Simon & Schuster ISBN: )
Novel. 
1956 (Unknown) County
The Last Hunt
Screenplay. 
1992 (Unknown) County
Richard Brooks died at his home in Beverly Hills, California, on March 11, 1992. 
1992 (Unknown) County
Richard Brooks was interred at Hillside Memorial Park in Culver City, Los Angeles County, California. 

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