Hazel Brooks
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Hazel Brooks

Actor
Female
Born Sep 8, 1924
Hometown Cape Town, South ...
Died Sep 18, 2002
Death Place Bel Air
Nationality American
Other Names Hazel Brooks
Hair Color Brown - Dark

Hazel Brooks was an American actress. Born in Cape Town, South Africa, she grew up in the U.S. and by 1943, at age 18, had been signed by M.G.M. Billed under her real name, Hazel Brooks, she made a series of pictures at the studio during the 1940s, culminating with a lead role in 1947 Body and Soul with John Garfield.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1924 Birth Born on September 8, 1924.

TEENAGE

1943 18 Years Old Born in Cape Town, South Africa, she grew up in the U.S. and by 1943, at age 18, had been signed by M.G.M. Billed under her real name, Hazel Brooks, she made a series of pictures at the studio during the 1940s, culminating with a lead role in 1947 Body and Soul with John Garfield.
1944 19 Years Old She had captured almost as much attention three years earlier in 1944 when, at age 19, she married the long-time head of her studio's fabled art department, Cedric Gibbons, then 51. Although the age difference inspired a certain amount of winking in the gossip columns at the time, the marriage proved a strong one and lasted until Gibbons' death in 1960. … Read More

TWENTIES

1948 23 Years Old Following early bit parts in a half-dozen MGM vehicles, Brooks played the cynical nightclub singer who distracts John Garfield from boxing and from Lilli Palmer in Body and Soul. She had subsequent roles in Arch of Triumph and Sleep, My Love in 1948, as well as The Basketball Fix (1951) and The I Don't Care Girl (1953).

LATE ADULTHOOD

2002 78 Years Old She died in 2002, aged 78.
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