List of awards and nominations received by James L. Brooks

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James L. Brooks awards and nominations
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Brooks in 1990s
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Academy Awards
38
Golden Globe Awards
16
Primetime Emmy Awards
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James L. Brooks is an American filmmaker. He is known for his work as a writer-director-producer.

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Brooks is mostly known for his film work often directing films such as Terms of Endearment (1983), Broadcast News (1987), and As Good as it Gets (1997). He has received eight Academy Award nominations winning three for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay for Terms of Endearment. He also received six Golden Globe Award nominations winning for Best Screenplay for Terms of Endearment. He also received a Directors Guild of America Award, a Producers Guild of America Award, and a Writers Guild of America Award.

He is also known for his work on television including The Mary Tyler Moore Show , Taxi and The Simpsons . He has received 54 Primetime Emmy Award nominations winning 20 awards in various categories.

Major associations

Academy Awards

YearCategoryNominated workResultRef.
1984 Best Picture Terms of Endearment Won
Best Director Won
Best Adapted Screenplay Won
1988 Best Picture Broadcast News Nominated
Best Original Screenplay Nominated
1997 Best Picture Jerry Maguire Nominated
1998 Best Picture As Good as it Gets Nominated
Best Original Screenplay Nominated

Golden Globe Award

YearCategoryNominated workResultRef.
1984 Best Director Terms of Endearment Nominated [1]
Best Screenplay Won
1988 Best Director Broadcast News Nominated
Best Screenplay Nominated
1998 Best Director As Good as it Gets Nominated
Best Screenplay Nominated

Primetime Emmy Awards

YearCategoryNominated workResultRef.
1971 Outstanding Comedy Series The Mary Tyler Moore Show Nominated [2]
Outstanding New Series The Mary Tyler Moore Show Nominated
Outstanding Writing - Comedy Series Support Your Local Mothers,
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Won
1972 Outstanding Comedy Series The Mary Tyler Moore Show Nominated
1973 Outstanding Comedy Series The Mary Tyler Moore Show Nominated
Outstanding Writing - Comedy Series The Good-Time News,
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Nominated
1974 Outstanding Comedy Series The Mary Tyler Moore Show Nominated
1975 Outstanding Comedy Series The Mary Tyler Moore Show Won
Outstanding Comedy Series Rhoda Nominated
Outstanding Writing - Comedy Series Rhoda's Wedding, RhodaNominated
1976 Outstanding Comedy Series The Mary Tyler Moore Show Won
1977 Outstanding Comedy Series The Mary Tyler Moore Show Won
Outstanding Writing - Comedy Series The Last Show, Mary Tyler Moore ShowWon
1978 Outstanding Drama Series Lou Grant Won
1979 Outstanding Comedy Series Taxi Won
1980 Outstanding Comedy Series Won
1981 Outstanding Comedy Series Won
1982 Outstanding Comedy Series Nominated
1983 Outstanding Comedy Series Nominated
1987 Outstanding Variety Series The Tracy Ullman Show Nominated
Writing for a Variety Series Nominated
1988 Outstanding Variety Series Nominated
Writing for a Variety Series Nominated
1989 Outstanding Variety Series Won
Writing for a Variety Series Nominated
1990 Outstanding Variety Series Nominated
Writing for a Variety Series Won
Outstanding Variety Special The Best of the Tracy Ullman ShowNominated
Outstanding Animated Program Life on the Fast Lane, The Simpsons Won
Outstanding Animated Program Roasting on an Open Fire, The Simpsons Nominated
1991 Outstanding Animated Program Homer v. Lisa and the 8th Commandment, The Simpsons Won
1992 Outstanding Animated Program Radio Bart, The Simpsons Nominated
1995 Outstanding Animated Program Lisa's Wedding, The Simpsons Won
1996 Outstanding Animated Program Treehouse of Horror VI, The Simpsons Nominated
1997 Outstanding Animated Program Homer's Phobia, The Simpsons Won
1998 Outstanding Animated Program Trash of the Titans, The Simpsons Won
1999 Outstanding Animated Program Viva Ned Flanders, The Simpsons Nominated
2000 Outstanding Animated Program Behind the Laughter, The Simpsons Won
2001 Outstanding Animated Program Homr, The Simpsons Won
2002 Outstanding Animated Program She of Little Faith, The Simpsons Nominated
2003 Outstanding Animated Program Three Gays of the Condo, The Simpsons Won
2004 Outstanding Animated Program The Way We Weren't, The Simpsons Nominated
2005 Outstanding Animated Program Future Drama, The Simpsons Nominated
2006 Outstanding Animated Program The Seemingly Neverending Story, The Simpsons Won
2007 Outstanding Animated Program The Haw-Hawed Couple, The Simpsons Nominated
2008 Outstanding Animated Program Eternal Moonshine of the Simpsons Mind, The Simpsons Won
2009 Outstanding Animated Program Gone Maggie Gone, The Simpsons Nominated
2010 Outstanding Animated Program Once Upon a Time in Springfield, The Simpsons Nominated
2011 Outstanding Animated Program Angry Dad: The Movie, The Simpsons Nominated
2012 Outstanding Animated Program Holiday's of Future Past, The Simpsons Nominated
2013 Outstanding Animated Program Treehouse of Horror XXIII, The Simpsons Nominated
2015 Outstanding Animated Program Treehouse of Horror XXV, The Simpsons Nominated
2016 Outstanding Animated Program Halloween of Horror, The Simpsons Nominated
2017 Outstanding Animated Program The Town, The Simpsons Nominated
2018 Outstanding Animated Program Gone Boy, The Simpsons Nominated
2019 Outstanding Animated Program Mad About the Toy, The Simpsons Won
2020 Outstanding Animated Program Thanksgiving of Horror, The Simpsons Nominated
2021 Outstanding Animated Program The Dad-Feelings Limited, The Simpsons Nominated

Guild awards

Directors Guild of America Awards

YearCategoryNominated workResultRef.
1983 Outstanding Director - Feature Film Terms of EndearmentWon
1987Broadcast NewsNominated
1997As Good as it GetsNominated

Producers Guild of America Awards

YearCategoryNominated workResultRef.
1997 Best Theatrical Motion Picture As Good as it GetsNominated
2017 Norman Lear Achievement Award In Television n/aWon [3]

Writers Guild of America Awards

YearCategoryNominated workResultRef.
1983 Best Adapted Screenplay Terms of EndearmentWon
1987 Best Original Screenplay Broadcast NewsNominated
1997As Good as it GetsNominated

Miscellaneous awards

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResultRef.
1983 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Best Director Terms of EndearmentWon
1983 Best Screenplay Won
1983 National Board of Review Best Director Won
1987 Berlin International Film Festival Golden Bear Broadcast NewsNominated
1987 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Best Director 2nd place
1987 New York Film Critics Circle Best Director Won
1987 Best Screenplay Won
1987 Chicago Film Critics Association Best Director Nominated
1987 San Diego Film Critics Society Best Original Screenplay Won
1987 Satellite Award Best Film Won
1987Southeastern Film Critics AssociationBest Original ScreenplayWon
1987 Saturn Award Best Fantasy Film Big Nominated
2007 Saturn Award Best Animated Film The Simpsons Movie Nominated

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References

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  2. "James L. Brooks". Emmys.org. Retrieved May 17, 2021.
  3. "Norman Lear Award". Producer's Guild. Retrieved 2022-01-09.