Max and his girlfriend got engaged in September 2002.
Max and his wife had a son Henry Michael Brooks born in April 2005.
Max was named after his grandfather Maximillian Kaminsky.
Max married his girlfriend Michelle Kholos in 2003.
Brooks' book "World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War", which deals with the fictional war between the human race and zombies, will be released on September 12, 2006. Paramount Pictures has acquired the movie rights to it; Brad Pitt's production company Plan B will produce the film, with a script written by Brooks.
He is the son of notable filmmaker Mel Brooks and award-winning actress Anne Bancroft.
He is the author of "The Zombie Survival Guide" and "World War Z".