How old was Mel Brooks in his first movie: The Critic?

Mel Brooks was 35 in The Critic when he played the character 'Narrator'.

That was over 61 years ago in 1963.

This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).

Today he is 97, and has starred in 81 movies in total, 79 of those since The Critic was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In The Critic, I think Mel Brooks looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Ernest Pintoff has worked with Mel Brooks just once in his career.
  • Mel Brooks' first movie was as 'Narrator' in The Critic, released in 1963 when he was 35
  • The Critic scores 6.44 out of 10 on TMDB.

Mel Brooks' other movies