Oct 05, 2012
By Michael Kramer
The writer and director of comedy classics including “The Producers,” ”Blazing Saddles,“and ”Young Frankenstein“ will receive the award at a gala tribute next June.
The 86-year-old Brooks is the 41st recipient of the honour, which has gone to Hollywood legends including Orson Welles, Elizabeth Taylor, Steven Spielberg and Meryl Streep .
mel brooks is one of only 14 people to have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and a Tony award.