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Who Is The Most Famous Brooks In The World?

Updated March 1, 2021 593 votes 25 voters 11.8k views71 items

List RulesVote up everyone you recognize with the last name Brooks.

How many celebrities with the last name Brooks can you think of? The famous Brookses below have many different professions, including notable actors with the last name Brooks, famous musicians named Brooks, and even athletes named Brooks.

Garth Brooks is certainly one of the most famous Brookses on this list. One of the famous singer-songwriters with the last name Brooks, he is one of the best-selling artists in the world. “Friends in Low Places,” “The Dance,” and “Callin' Baton Rouge” are a few of his biggest hits.

Another of the famous people with the last name Brooks is Mel Brooks. He is a legendary comedian, writer, and director. He directed such films as The Producers, Blazing Saddles, and Young Frankenstein. Albert Brooks is another American actor, comedian, writer, and director with the last name Brooks. 

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name Brooks? Just add them to the list. Then be sure to vote up every celebrity with the surname Brooks that you've heard of! 

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    Leslie Brooks


    BirthplaceLincoln, Nebraska, United States of America

    Leslie Brooks (born Virginia Leslie Gettman, July 13, 1922 – July 1, 2011) was an American film actress, model and dancer. Born in Lincoln, Nebraska, her parents brought her to Southern California at...  more
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    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Wayne Baker Brooks (born April 30, 1970, in Chicago, Illinois) is an American blues and blues-rock guitarist and singer....  more
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    Ray Brooks


    BirthplaceBrighton, England

    Raymond Michael Brooks (born 20 April 1939 in Brighton, Sussex) is an English television and film actor....  more
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    Donald Brooks


    BirthplaceNew Haven, Connecticut

    Donald Brooks (January 9, 1928 – August 1, 2005) was an American fashion designer and creator of the "American Look" founded in the 1950's and 60's. He had an immense passion for stage and film,...  more
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    Tina Brooks


    BirthplaceFayetteville, North Carolina

    Harold Floyd "Tina" Brooks (June 7, 1932 – August 13, 1974) was an American hard bop, blues, and funk tenor saxophonist and composer....  more
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    Charlie Brooks


    BirthplaceWare, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

    Charlene Emma "Charlie" Brooks (born 3 May 1981) is a British actress and model, known for playing Janine Butcher in the BBC soap opera EastEnders, and Tamora in the controversial play All in a Row...  more
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    Terry Brooks


    BirthplaceSterling, Illinois, United States of America

    Terence Dean Brooks (born January 8, 1944) is an American writer of fantasy fiction. He writes mainly epic fantasy, and has also written two film novelizations. He has written 23 New York Times...  more
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    Roy Brooks


    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

    Roy Brooks (March 9, 1938 – November 15, 2005) was an American jazz drummer....  more
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    Rand Brooks


    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Rand Brooks is an actor....  more
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    Mylin Brooks



    Mylin Brooks is an actor....  more
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    Adam Brooks


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Adam Brooks (born September 3, 1956) is a Canadian film director, screenwriter, and actor. He is best known for writing and directing Definitely, Maybe (2008) and for writing screenplays for French...  more
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    BirthplaceCovington, USA, Louisiana

    Katherine Brooks (born March 15, 1976, Covington, Louisiana) is an American film writer and director. Brooks is a member of the Directors Guild of America, a Jury Member for Samsung Fresh-Films...  more
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    Hazel Brooks


    BirthplaceCape Town, South Africa

    Hazel Brooks (September 8, 1924 – September 18, 2002) was an American actress....  more
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    Rusty Brooks


    BirthplaceDenton, Texas

    Kurt Koski (born February 7, 1958) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Rusty Brooks. He has competed in several North American independent promotions, including...  more
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    Aaron Brooks



    Aaron Lafette Brooks (born March 24, 1976) is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Virginia and was drafted by the...  more
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    Ahmad Brooks



    Ahmad Kadar Brooks (born March 14, 1984) is an American former football outside linebacker. He played college football at Virginia, and was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the third round of the...  more
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    Derrick Brooks


    BirthplacePensacola, Florida

    Derrick Dewan Brooks (born April 18, 1973) is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen seasons. He played college football for Florida State...  more
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    Reggie Brooks


    BirthplaceTulsa, Oklahoma

    Reginald Arthur Brooks (born January 19, 1971) is a former American football running back in the National Football League. He attended Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is the...  more
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    Scott Brooks


    BirthplaceFrench Camp, California

    Scott William Brooks (born July 31, 1965) is an American professional basketball coach and former player who is the head coach of the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA)....  more
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    Richard Brooks


    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    Richard L. Brooks (born December 9, 1962) is an American actor, singer, and director. He is best known for his one-off role as the eccentric bounty hunter Jubal Early in the space-western Firefly and...  more
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    BirthplaceSpokane, Washington

    Arthur C. Brooks (born May 21, 1964) is an American social scientist, musician, and contributing opinion writer for The Washington Post. He was the president of the American Enterprise Institute, a...  more
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    Michael Brooks


    BirthplaceRuston, Louisiana

    Michael Brooks (born October 2, 1964) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League (NFL). He played for the Denver Broncos, the New York Giants, and the Detroit Lions. He...  more
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    MarShon Brooks


    BirthplaceLong Branch, New Jersey, United States of America

    MarShon Scitif Brooks (born January 26, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Guangdong Southern Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). Standing at 6 ft 5 in (1.96...  more
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    Brandon Brooks


    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin

    Brandon Brooks is an American football guard. He played college football at Miami. He was drafted in the third round by the Houston Texans after not being invited to the NFL Combine. In his first...  more
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    Will Brooks


    BirthplaceSchaumburg, Illinois

    Will Brooks is an American mixed martial artist. He currently fights for Bellator MMA, where he is the Bellator Lightweight Champion....  more
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