Browse our gift guide. Start your free trial. Sign In. Up 66, this week. Sammy Brooks a very short comic performers born Samuel Rockenberg in New York in , began his career in the vaudeville in the early 's, appeared as a character or bit parts in many comedy films, first working for Hal Roach in the Lonesome Luke comedies starring Harold Lloyd in , also appeared in many westerns. Filmography by Job Trailers and Videos.