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Max Brooks net worth: Maximillian Michael “Maximum” Brooks is an American horror writer and screenwriter with a net worth of $20 million. Max Brooks was born in New York City on May 22, 1972 as the son of humor filmmaker Mel Brooks and actress Anne Bancroft. Unlike his father, Max is more interested in horror stories, more specifically, zombie stories. Max Brooks graduated from Pitzer College with a major in history. From 2001 to 2003, Brooks was an associate of the composing team at Saturday Night Live. He’s the writer of several zombie books including: “The Zombie Survival Guide,” as well as the followup, “The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks,” that’s a graphic novel series depicting the development of zombies, as well as the lives of zombies, with several zombie occasions detailed in the publication’s latter section. In 2006, Brooks published “World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War,” which deals with the war between the human race and zombies. Paramount Pictures acquired the movie rights and Brad Pitt’s production company, Plan B Entertainment, is producing the film. Brooks has quite a few other creative credits including acting characters on Roseanne, To Be or Not to Be, Pacific Blue, and 7th Heaven. Brooks has done voice-over work for animated shows like Batman Beyond, Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, Justice League, and All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series.

Quick Facts

Birth date: May 22, 1972
Birth place: New York, USA
Profession:Writer, Actor, Miscellaneous Crew
Nationality:United States
Spouse:Michelle Kholos
Parents:Anne Bancroft
Siblings:Anne Bancroft
Movies:World War Z, World War Z 2, The Public Eye
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Release of his book, "The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead". [2003]
2Release of his book, "World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War". [2006]
3Attended Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences (a K-12 independent, college preparatory school) in Santa Monica, California.
4He and his parents Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft all have won Emmys.
5Younger half-brother of Stephanie Brooks, Nicky Brooks and Eddie Brooks.
6Son, Henry Michael Brooks, was born in April 2005, to him and his wife Michelle Kholos Brooks.
7His wife, Michelle Kholos Brooks, is a playwright.
8Worked as a production assistant on Michael Palin's African rail pilgrimage at the BBC.
9His middle name, Michael, is from his maternal grandfather, Michael Italiano.
10Was named after his paternal grandfather, Maximillian Kaminsky.
11Graduated from American University's film school in 1994, after having also attended Pitzer College as a history major and spending a semester at the University of the Virgin Islands.
12Became engaged to Michelle Kholos Brooks (September 2002).
13Son of Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft.


Quotes

#Quote
1[on Zombieland (2009)] They weren't zombies. It was like some weird mad cow disease.
2Shaun of the Dead (2004) is an amazing zombie movie but it's also an amazing cultural essay of who Britain was at that point. I think it's sort of the Clerks (1994) of Britain. Real emotions, real drama... I mean, what a movie.
3[re mother Anne Bancroft] Life is not fair, I'll tell you that. It was hard for her to be a mom, to give up all that and to try and raise me, because she didn't have much of a mom. But she did it. She did an amazing job.
4[re dyslexia in grade school] I remember I used to come up to my teacher crying because I couldn't read. She would say: 'You can do this. You just don't want to do this.'
5I'm not a horror fan. I'm an anti-horror fan. I think horror fans feel deep down in the pit of their souls, they feel safe, and therefore bored. And therefore they want to be scared. I already have a baseline level of just anxiety about the world I live in," he continued, metaphorically pushing the horror genre away from him on the table. "I don't need to go seeking it out.
6Since 2001, people have been scared. There's been some really scary stuff that's been happening - 9/11, Iraq, Afghanistan, Katrina, anthrax letters, D.C. sniper, global warming, global financial meltdown, bird flu, swine flu, SARS. I think people really feel like the system's breaking down. It's Hurricane Katrina. It's neighbors knifing each other for food, women being raped, the cops not showing up, children dying of starvation, an old lady dying in a wheelchair. If all that happens because of a zombie plague, then you can say, 'Oh, well, that would never happen, because there's no zombies'.
7You want to talk about ruining a movie? Because the scene where the military commander in 28 Days Later... (2002) says, 'I'm waiting to see how long it takes for the infected to starve to death.' I thought, 'Well, if they eat... then they drink right? They need water?' Well, after four days the human body starts to shut down, so in a purely realistic movie, the dude would wake up out of the hospital and London would just be littered with dehydrated corpses and the movie would be called Four Days Later.
8I'm a really crappy liar. That's one of the reasons my wife married me because she knows I can never have an affair.
9If you were a vampire you're at the top of the food chain, and you've been spoiled. You're essentially the aristocracy. You have all these gifts: speed, strength, immortality and anonymity.
10My rule is that whatever I write has to start with its first fan, which is me, I have to love it, because if I don't love it then it's not worth doing.
11[re father Mel Brooks] I've no desire to become the next king of Jewish immigrant comics, but I am so proud of my old man.


Pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2002Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy ProgramSaturday Night Live (1975)· Tina Fey (head writer)
· Dennis McNicholas (head writer)
· Doug Abeles (writer)
· James Anderson (writer)
· James Downey (writer)
· Hugh Fink (writer)
· Charlie Grandy (writer)
· Jack Handey (writer)
· Steve Higgins (writer)
· Erik Kenward (writer)
· Lorne Michaels (writer)
· Matt Murray (writer)
· Paula Pell (writer)
· Matt Piedmont (writer)
· Ken Scarborough (writer)
· Michael Schur (writer)
· Frank Sebastiano (writer)
· T. Sean Shannon (writer)
· Robert Smigel (writer)
· Emily Spivey (writer)
· Andrew Steele

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy ProgramSaturday Night Live (1975)· Tina Fey (head writer)
· Dennis McNicholas (head writer)
· Doug Abeles (writer)
· Leo Allen (writer)
· James Anderson (writer)
· James Downey (writer)
· James Eagan (writer)
· Charlie Grandy (writer)
· Steve Higgins (writer)
· Erik Kenward (writer)
· Lorne Michaels (writer)
· Corwin Moore (writer)
· Matt Murray (writer)
· Paula Pell (writer)
· Ken Scarborough (writer)
· Michael Schur (writer)
· Frank Sebastiano (writer)
· T. Sean Shannon (writer)
· Eric Slovin (writer)
· Robert Smigel (writer)
· Emily Spivey (
2003WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy/Variety (Including Talk) - SeriesSaturday Night Live (1975)· Tina Fey
· Doug Abeles
· Leo Allen
· James Anderson
· James Downey
· James Eagan
· Hugh Fink
· Charlie Grandy
· Jack Handey
· Steve Higgins
· Erik Kenward
· Dennis McNicholas
· Lorne Michaels
· Corwin Moore
· Matt Murray
· Paula Pell
· Matt Piedmont
· Ken Scarborough
· Michael Schur
· Frank Sebastiano
· T. Sean Shannon
· Eric Slovin
· Robert Smigel
· Emily Spivey
· Andrew Steele
· Scott Wainio
·


Filmography

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
World War Z 22017characters announced
The Great Wall2016original story post-production
World War Z2013based on the novel by
Saturday Night Live2001-2003TV Series writer - 40 episodes

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Satan Hates You2010Reporter
Seen2004Short
Justice League2001TV SeriesHowie
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command2000TV SeriesTech #2 / Ranger #2 / Punk-Goon #2
Batman Beyond2000TV SeriesHoward / Drew
Godzilla: The Series2000TV Series
Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles1999TV SeriesLt. Bernstein
The Wild Thornberrys1999TV SeriesHead Dog
Melrose Place1999TV SeriesMessenger
7th Heaven1999TV SeriesWaiter
Pacific Blue1997TV SeriesMarty Rosen
Roseanne1992TV SeriesSnarky Customer
The Public Eye1992Teen at Thompson Street
To Be or Not to Be1983Rifka's Son

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sons of Guns2012TV Series himself - 1 episode
Great Railway Journeys1994TV Series documentary production assistant - 6 episodes
Daddy Dearest1993TV Series production assistant - 11 episodes

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Watch List2007TV Movie co-executive producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Watch List2007TV Movie co-director

Editorial Department

Editorial Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sibling Rivalry1990editorial intern

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Yiddish Theater: A Love Story2006Documentary thanks
The Lost Tape: Andy's Terrifying Last Days Revealed2004Video short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2007TV SeriesHimself
Tavis Smiley2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Real Time with Bill Maher2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Conan2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Doc of the Dead2014DocumentaryHimself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks2013TV MovieHimself - In Attendance (uncredited)
Sons of Guns2012TV SeriesHimself
Zombies2011Documentary
Ancient Aliens2011TV Series documentaryHimself
Zombies: A Living History2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Love Lust2011TV Series documentaryHimself - Author
The Con2011DocumentaryHimself
Lost Tapes2010TV SeriesHimself - Author, World War Z
Zombies: The Truth2010DocumentaryHimself - Author & Zombie Expert
G4 Presents Comic-Con '08 Live2008TV MovieHimself
Starz presents Zombie Mania2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
One for the Fire: The Legacy of 'Night of the Living Dead'2008DocumentaryHimself

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