With his Tony wins for the Broadway musical, The Producers, Mel Brooks enters a rarefied circle of people who have won a Tony Award, an Academy Award, a Grammy Award and an Emmy. Brooks won his Grammy for the famous comedy recording, "The 2,000 Year Old Man in the Year 2000." His Oscar was won for the screenplay of the original movie of "The Producers." And a recent guest appearance by Brooks on the sitcom "Mad About You" gave him an Emmy Award.
Brooks won Tony Awards June 3 for Best Book (with Thomas Meehan) and Best Score.
Rita Moreno has also won all four prizes, considered the top honors in the fields of theatre, film, music and television.