• In the United Kingdom:
    • Brook, New Forest, Hampshire
    • Brook, Test Valley, Hampshire
    • Brook, Isle of Wight
      Brook, Isle of Wight
      -Background:It is situated on the south west coast of the Island between Brighstone and Freshwater, and borders a section of rugged coastline , the Back of the Wight, facing into the English Channel and towards the famous Needles and west Wight cliffs....

    • Brook, Kent
      Brook, Kent
      Brook is a village and civil parish in the Ashford borough of Kent, England, situated about five miles east of Ashford. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 307....

    • Brook, Surrey
      Brook, Surrey
      Brook is a small village in Surrey. It is located to the west of Sandhills, and is on the main road between Milford and Haslemere.There is a cricket ground with a community hall called The Pirrie Hall, and a pub called the Dog and Pheasant....

    • Brook, Carmarthenshire
  • In the United States:
    • Brook, Indiana
      Brook, Indiana
      Brook is a town located in Iroquois Township, Newton County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, the town had a total population of 997.-Geography:Brook is located at 40°51'58" North, 87°21'57" West ....


For an etymology and history of the surname, see Brooks (surname)
Brooks (surname)
Brooks is a surname of English origin, that is thought to have been derived from the condition of residing near a stream . The Hundred Rolls, a late thirteenth century census of England and part of Wales, contains many uses of "Broke" and variants "Brock" and "Brok" as a surname...

  • A persona of Mary J. Blige
    Mary J. Blige
    Mary Jane Blige is an American singer-songwriter, record producer and occasional actress. She is a recipient of nine Grammy Awards and four American Music Awards, and has recorded eight multi-platinum albums. She is the only artist with Grammy Award wins in Pop, Rap, Gospel, and R&B. Blige has...

  • Brook (One Piece), a fictional skeleton from the anime and manga One Piece
  • Brook Mahealani Lee (born 1971), former Miss USA and Miss Universe (1997) from Hawaii, USA
  • Abraham Brook
    Abraham Brook
    Abraham Brook was an English a bookseller in Norwich, now remembered as an experimental physicist, working with electrometers and vacuum flasks.-Works:...

     (flourished 1789), English physicist and bookseller
  • Basil Brook (1576-1646?), English ironmaster, see Basil Brooke (metallurgist)
    Basil Brooke (metallurgist)
    Sir Basil Brooke , English metallurgist and recusant, inherited the manor of Madeley from his father. This contained iron and steel works and coal mines...

  • Benjamin Brook
    Benjamin Brook
    -Life:He was born at Nether Thong, near Huddersfield. When young he was admitted to membership in the independent church at Holmfield, under the Rev. Robert Gallond. In 1797 he entered Rotherham College as a student for the ministry...

     (1776–1848), English nonconformist minister and religious historian
  • Charles Brook (philanthropist)
    Charles Brook (philanthropist)
    Charles Brook , was a philanthropist.Brook was born 18 November 1814, in Upperhead Row, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England. His father, James Brook, was member of the large banking and cotton-spinning firm of Jonas Brook Brothers at Meltham. Charles Brook lived with his father, who in 1831 had...

     (1814-1872), English philanthropist
  • Claudio Brook
    Claudio Brook
    Claudio Brook was a Mexican actor. Born in Mexico City, Brook had a prolific career, making around 100 film and television appearances in his 38 years. He won two Ariel Awards. He died from stomach cancer in 1995....

     (1927-1995), Mexican actor
  • Clive Brook (1887 - 1974), English actor
  • David Brook (also Broke or Brooke) (c.1498 - 1560) English judge and Member of Parliament
  • Eric Brook
    Eric Brook
    Eric Fred Brook was an English footballer who played in the outside left position. He is the all time record goalscorer for Manchester City in all competitions and was an England international. Brook was a muscular player with 'one of the fiercest shots in pre-war football' and was a good penalty...

     (1907 - 1965), English footballer
  • Faith Brook
    Faith Brook
    Faith Brook is an English actress who has appeared on stage, in films and on television.Her father was the actor Clive Brook, and her brother Lyndon Brook was also an actor. Her first credited film appearance was The Jungle Book in 1942...

     (born 1922), English actress
  • Holly Brook
    Holly Brook
    Holly Brook Hafermann , better known by her stage name Skylar Grey, is a Grammy-nominated American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Grey was signed to Machine Shop Recordings under the name Holly Brook. She released her debut album as Holly Brook, Like Blood Like...

     (born 1986), American singer and songwriter
  • Jayne Brook
    Jayne Brook
    Jayne Brook is an American actress, known for her role as Dr. Diane Grad on the medical drama Chicago Hope. She appeared on the series from 1995 to 1999.-Early life:...

     (born 1962), American actress
  • Kelly Brook
    Kelly Brook
    Kelly Brook is an English model, actress, entrepreneur, television presenter and Playboy model.-Early life:...

     (born 1979), English model
  • Michael Brook
    Michael Brook
    Michael Brook is a Canadian guitarist, inventor, producer, and film music composer. He plays in many genres, including rock, electronica, world music, minimalism and film scores....

     (born 1951), Canadian guitarist, inventor, producer, and film music composer
  • Norman Brook, 1st Baron Normanbrook
    Norman Brook, 1st Baron Normanbrook
    Norman Craven Brook, 1st Baron Normanbrook GCB, PC , known as Sir Norman Brook between 1946 and 1964, was a British civil servant...

  • Peter Brook
    Peter Brook
    Peter Stephen Paul Brook CH, CBE is an English theatre and film director and innovator, who has been based in France since the early 1970s.-Life:...

     (born 1925), English theatre and film director and innovator
  • Richard Brook
    Richard Brook
    Richard Brook was Chief Executive of the UK deafblind charity Sense-National Deafblind and Rubella Association. He was appointed in July 2008 and left in September 2010. Prior to this he was Chief Executive of the Public Guardianship Office and then first Public Guardian and Chief Executive of the...

    , English executive
  • Timothy Brook (historian)
    Timothy Brook (historian)
    Timothy James Brook , who writes as Timothy Brook and who has had many academic works published, is a distinguished historian specializing in the study of China...

     (born 1951), Canadian historian
  • Tom Brook
    Tom Brook
    Tom Brook is a journalist working for the BBC, mainly seen on BBC World News and is the main presenter of Talking Movies.Tom Brook was born in London, went to school in Hertfordshire and London, then to Cambridge University where he graduated with a degree in Economics. He joined the BBC in 1976...

     (born 1953), BBC World presenter
  • Yaron Brook
    Yaron Brook
    Yaron Brook is an intellectual and political activist, and is the current president and executive director of the Ayn Rand Institute, a non-profit organization in Irvine, California, whose mission is to promote the novels of Ayn Rand and her philosophy of Objectivism.-Early life in Israel:Brook...

Other uses

  • Brook (programming language), a programming language for GPU programming based on C
  • Brook
    -Places:*In the United Kingdom:**Brook, New Forest, Hampshire**Brook, Test Valley, Hampshire**Brook, Isle of Wight**Brook, Kent**Brook, Surrey**Brook, Carmarthenshire*In the United States:**Brook, Indiana-People:...

    , meaning fart in the Tamil language of India
  • Brook+, an explicit data-parallel C compiler
  • BrookGPU
    BrookGPU is the Stanford University graphics group's compiler and runtime implementation of the Brook stream programming language for using modern graphics hardware for non-graphical, general purpose computations...

    , a framework for GPGPU programming

See also

  • Brooke (disambiguation)
  • Brooks (disambiguation)
  • Brock (disambiguation)
  • Brock (surname)
    Brock (surname)
    Brock is a surname, and may refer to* Andrew C. Brock, Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly* Bill Brock , Republican United States senator* C. E...

  • Bruck (disambiguation)
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