Namesakes

Fictional Characters from Television: 5 characters
Lexie Carver (a.k.a. Brooks)   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Celeste Perrault (a.k.a. Brooks)   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Aaron Brooks   1999   Once and Again  
Judy Brooks   1999   Once and Again  
Lily Brooks Manning   1999   Once and Again  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 3 actors
Albert Brooks   1947-  
Mehcad Brooks   1980-  
Darin Brooks   1984-  
Notable Athletes: 1 football, 1 soccer
(football) Ahmad Brooks   1984-  
(soccer) John Brooks   1993-  
Notable Filmmakers: 2 directors
Mel Brooks   1926-  
James L. Brooks   1940-  
Notable Musicians: 1 musician, 1 singer
Garth Brooks   1962-   country  
Bryan "Birdman" Williams (a.k.a. Brooks)   1969-   hip hop  
Olympic Medalists: 2 silver, 1 gold/silver
(silver) Reginald Brooks-King   1908   archery - York round  
(gold/silver) Neil Brooks   1980; 1984   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay; swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(silver) Brandon Brooks   2008   water polo  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 director
(director) James L. Brooks   1983   Terms of Endearment  
Pulitzer Award Winners: 1 winner
Geraldine Brooks   2006   March  
Tony Award Winners: 1 director
(director) Mel Brooks   2001   The Producers