Emmy award-winning actor best known for his appearances as fictional stuntman, Super Dave Osborne on shows like Late Night with David Letterman. He also had a recurring role on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm, appearing in almost two dozen episodes.
He began his career as a writer for The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, for which he won an Emmy Award.
He earned an Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series in 1977 as a producer for the series Van Dyke and Company.
His younger brother is famed comedic writer and actor, Albert Brooks. His father was a comic and his mother was a singer and actress.
He has a recurring role as Marty Funkhouser on Curb Your Enthusiasm with Larry David.