Learn more about Richard Brooks and get the latest Richard Brooks articles and information. He received two honorary doctorates and a doctor's degree in political science from Yale University, where he was an editor from 1932 to 1938. The family moved from New York during World War II to Washington D.C., eventually to California, where they lived until 1961....
- Born: Reuben Sax May 18, 1912 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
- Died: March 11, 1992 (1992-03-11) (aged 79) Studio City, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
- Occupation: Film director, screenwriter, producer, novelist
- Spouse(s): Jean Brooks (m. 1941; div. 1944) Harriette Levin (m. 1946; div. 1957) Jean Simmons (m. 1960; div. 1980)
- Children: 1
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