Celebrities Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks  

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Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Brooks. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Brooks on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Brooks as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Brooks along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Brooks, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Brookss include Mel Brooks, Derrick Brooks, and Garth Brooks, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Mel Brooks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 91 - Melvin James "Mel" Brooks is an American film director, screenwriter, comedian, actor, producer, composer, and songwriter. He is best known as a creator of broad film farces and comic ...more

Derrick Brooks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 42 - Derrick Dewan Brooks is an American former college and professional football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League for fourteen seasons. He played college football for ...more

Garth Brooks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 56 - Troyal Garth Brooks is an American singer-songwriter. His eponymous first album was released in 1989 and peaked at number 2 in the US country album chart while climbing to number 13 on the ...more

Albert Brooks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 68 - Albert Lawrence Brooks is an American actor, writer, comedian, and director. He received an Academy Award nomination in 1987 for his role in Broadcast News. His voice acting credits include ...more

Abbey Brooks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 35 - Abbey Brooks (born February 14, 1983 in Chicago) is an American porn actress.

James L. Brooks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 77 - James Lawrence "Jim" Brooks is an American director, producer and screenwriter. Growing up in North Bergen, New Jersey, Brooks endured a fractured family life and passed the time by ...more

Avery Brooks is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 69 - Avery Franklin Brooks is an American actor, director and occasional singer. Brooks is best known for his television roles as Benjamin Sisko on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, as Hawk on Spenser for ...more

Louise Brooks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
Dec. at 79 (1906-1985) - Louise Brooks, born Mary Louise Brooks, was an American dancer and actress, noted for popularizing the bobbed haircut. Brooks is best known as the lead in three feature films made in Europe: ...more

James Brooks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 57 - James Brooks is a retired NFL football running back.

Aaron Brooks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 33 - Aaron Jamal Brooks is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Chicago Bulls of the NBA. He was selected 26th overall in the 2007 NBA Draft. He won the NBA Most ...more

Mehcad Brooks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 37 - Mehcad Jason McKinley Brooks is an American actor and former fashion model. He is known for his roles as Matthew Applewhite in the second season of ABC's hit series Desperate Housewives, Jerome ...more

Gwendolyn Brooks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
Dec. at 83 (1917-2000) - Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks was an American poet and teacher. She was the first Black person to win a Pulitzer prize when she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1950 for her second ...more

Foster Brooks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
Dec. at 89 (1912-2001) - Foster Brooks was an American actor and comedian most famous for his portrayal of a lovable drunken man in nightclub performances and television programs.

Jamie Brooks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 35 - Jamie Brooks is a British pornographic actress.

Scott Brooks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 52 - Scott William Brooks (born July 31, 1965) is an American professional basketball coach. He is the head coach of the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and a former ...more

Meredith Brooks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 59 - Meredith Ann Brooks is an American singer/songwriter and guitarist best known for her 1997 hit song "Bitch", for which she was nominated for a Grammy Award.

MarShon Brooks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 29 - MarShon Scitif Brooks is an American professional basketball player who plays for Emporio Armani Milano of the Italian League. Standing at 6 ft 5 in, he plays at shooting guard and small forward ...more

Traci Brooks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 42 - Tracy Brookshaw is a retired Canadian professional wrestler, professional wrestling valet and professional wrestling referee, better known by her ring name Traci Brooks. She is best known for ...more

Richard Brooks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
Dec. at 80 (1912-1992) - Richard Brooks was an American screenwriter, film director, novelist and occasional film producer. His outstanding works as director are Blackboard Jungle, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Elmer Gantry – ...more

Deanna Brooks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 43 - Deanna Brooks is an American glamour model and actress who was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month in May, 1998. She was a bank teller for Key Bank before her Playboy appearance. She was ...more

Ahmad Brooks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 34 - Ahmad Kadar Brooks is an American football linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Virginia, and earned ...more

David Brooks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 56 - David Brooks is an American conservative political and cultural commentator who writes for The New York Times. He worked as an editorial writer and film reviewer for the Washington Times; a ...more

Robert Brooks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 47 - Robert Darren Brooks is a former American football wide receiver who attended University of South Carolina and played for the Green Bay Packers and the Denver Broncos.

Arthur C. Brooks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 53 - Arthur C. Brooks is an American social scientist and musician. He is the president of the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank. Brooks is best known for his work on the ...more

Herb Brooks is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
Dec. at 66 (1937-2003) - Herbert Paul "Herb" Brooks, Jr. was an American ice hockey player and coach. His most notable achievement came in 1980 as head coach of the gold medal-winning U.S. Olympic hockey team ...more

Lonnie Brooks is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 84 - Lonnie Brooks is an American blues singer and guitarist. He was born in Dubuisson, Louisiana, United States. Rolling Stone stated, "His music is witty, soulful and ferociously energetic, ...more

Randi Brooks is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 61 - Randi Brooks is an American actress. In 1982, Brooks was in the Dr. Hook music video for the song "Baby Makes Her Blue Jeans Talk". Brooks also played the role of the aspiring, ...more

Terry Brooks is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 74 - Terence Dean "Terry" Brooks is an American writer of fantasy fiction. He writes mainly epic fantasy, and has also written two movie novelizations. He has written 23 New York Times ...more

Larry Brooks is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 65 - Lawrence Lee Brooks, Sr., is a former American Football defensive tackle for the Los Angeles Rams eleven seasons from 1972 to 1982 in the National Football League. Brooks was drafted in the 14th ...more

Hadda Brooks is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
Dec. at 86 (1916-2002) - Hadda Brooks, was an American pianist, vocalist and composer. Her first single, "Swingin' the Boogie", which she composed, was issued in 1945. She was billed as "Queen of the ...more

Aaron Brooks is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 39 - Aaron Lafette Brooks is a retired American football quarterback who played in the NFL. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the fourth round of the 1999 NFL Draft. He played college ...more

Reggie Brooks is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 47 - Reginald Arthur Brooks 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 uncle to Minnesota ...more

Rich Brooks is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 76 - Richard Llewellyn "Rich" Brooks is a retired American football player and coach. He was the head coach at the University of Oregon from 1977 to 1994, the National Football League's St. ...more

Bill Brooks is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 51 - William T. Brooks, Jr. is a former American football wide receiver who was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the fourth round of the 1986 NFL Draft. A 6'1", 190 lb. wide receiver from ...more

Garth Brooks is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks

Danielle Brooks is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 28 - Danielle Brooks is an actor.

Phillips Brooks is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
Dec. at 58 (1835-1893) - Phillips Brooks was an American Episcopal clergyman and author, long the Rector of Boston's Trinity Church and briefly Bishop of Massachusetts, and particularly remembered as lyricist of the ...more

Cindy Brooks is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 66 - Cindy Brooks is an actress.

Elkie Brooks is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 73 - Elkie Brooks is an English singer, a vocalist with the bands Dada and Vinegar Joe, and later a solo artist. She gained her biggest success in the late 1970s and 1980s and has been nominated ...more

Cedric IM Brooks is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
Dec. at 70 (1943-2013) - Cedric "Im" Brooks was a Jamaican saxophonist and flautist known for his solo recordings and as a member of The Mystic Revelation of Rastafari, The Sound Dimensions, The Light of Saba, ...more

Geraldine Brooks is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 62 - Geraldine Brooks is an Australian American journalist and author whose 2005 novel, March, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. While retaining her Australian passport, she became an United States ...more

Charlie Brooks is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 34 - Charlene Emma "Charlie" Brooks is an English actress, known for playing Janine Butcher in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. Brooks portrayal of Janine has awarded Brooks with numerous ...more

Will Brooks is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 31 - Will Brooks is an American mixed martial artist. He currently fights for Bellator MMA, where he is the Bellator Lightweight Champion.

Kelly Brooks is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 37 - Kelly Brooks is an actress.

Michael Brooks is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 51 - Michael Brooks is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League. He played for the Denver Broncos, the New York Giants, and the Detroit Lions. He was an All American ...more

Melanie Brooks is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
Melanie Brooks appeared in the 2011 film Prom.

Frank Brooks is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 39 - Frank J. Brooks is a Major League Baseball player who currently plays in the Atlantic League for the Somerset Patriots. A left-handed pitcher who bats from the left side, Brooks is 6'1" ...more

Van Wyck Brooks is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
Van Wyck Brooks Dec. at 77 (1886-1963) - Van Wyck Brooks was an American literary critic, biographer, and historian.

David Brooks is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks

Kix Brooks is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Brooks
age 62 - Leon Eric "Kix" Brooks III is an American country music artist, actor, and film producer best known for being one half of the duo Brooks & Dunn and host of radio's American Country ...more