Fictional Characters from Television: 7 characters
Lexie Carver (a.k.a. Brooks)   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Celeste Perrault (a.k.a. Brooks)   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Ronnie Brooks   1994   Heartbreak High  
Q. Brooks   1996   Moesha  
Aaron Brooks   1999   Once and Again  
Judy Brooks   1999   Once and Again  
Lily Manning (a.k.a. Brooks)   1999   Once and Again  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 football
(football) Derrick Brooks   2014  
Notable Actors and Entertainers: 5 actors
Louise Brooks   1906-1985  
Mel Brooks   1926-  
Albert Brooks   1947-  
Mehcad Brooks   1980-  
Darin Brooks   1984-  
Notable Athletes: 1 football, 1 soccer
(football) Derrick Brooks   1973-  
(soccer) John Brooks   1993-  
Notable Filmmakers: 2 directors
Mel Brooks   1926-  
James L. Brooks   1940-  
Notable Musicians: 4 singers, 1 musician, 1 musician/singer
Elmore James (a.k.a. Brooks)   1918-1963  
Bobby Bland (a.k.a. Brooks)   1930-2013  
Elkie Brooks   1945-  
Meredith Brooks   1958-  
Garth Brooks   1962-  
Bryan "Birdman" Williams (a.k.a. Brooks)   1969-  
Notable Writers: 1 author, 1 author/poet
Gwendolyn Brooks   1917-2000  
Geraldine Brooks   1955-  
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   1984   Terms of Endearment  
Pulitzer Award Winners: 1 literature
(literature) Geraldine Brooks   2006   March  
Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famers: 3 musicians
Arthur Brooks   1991   The Impressions  
Richard Brooks   1991   The Impressions  
Bobby Bland (a.k.a. Brooks)   1992     
Tony Award Winners: 1 director
(director) Mel Brooks   2001   The Producers