Woody Allen

Woody Allen

Age
78
Birthday
Dec. 1st, 1935
Born in
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height
5' 5"

Woody Allen's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
I've Got A Secret (1952) TV Show
I've Got A Secret (1952)
 

Main Movie Roles

2006 - Scoop
2003 - Anything Else
2002 - Hollywood Ending
2001 - The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
2000 - Picking Up the Pieces
2000 - Small Time Crooks
1999 - Sweet and Lowdown
1998 - Antz
1998 - The Impostors
1997 - Deconstructing Harry
1996 - Everyone Says I Love You
1995 - Mighty Aphrodite
1993 - Manhattan Murder Mystery
1992 - Husbands and Wives
1991 - Scenes from a Mall
1989 - Crimes and Misdemeanors
1989 - New York Stories
1987 - Radio Days
1986 - Hannah And Her Sisters
1984 - Broadway Danny Rose
1983 - Zelig
1980 - Stardust Memories
1979 - Manhattan
1977 - Annie Hall
1976 - The Front
1975 - Love and Death
1973 - Sleeper
1972 - Play It Again, Sam
1971 - Bananas
1969 - Take the Money and Run

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Himself
1
Himself - Premiere of 'Born Free'
1
Himself
1
Himself (Voiced)
1
Himself
1
Himself
1
Himself - Interviewee
1
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BIOGRAPHY:

Woody Allen was born on December 1, 1935, as Allen Konigsberg, in Brooklyn, New York. At the age of 15, he started selling one-liners to gossip columns. After working a while as a stand up comedian, he was hired to write What's New Pussycat (1965) in 1965. He directed his first film a year later, What's Up, Tiger Lily? (1966) in 1966.


TRIVIA:
  • Named honorary doctor by Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, Spain (June 2007).
  • The _"Seinfeld" (1990)_ (qv) character George Constanza was originally planned to be a caricature of him.
  • While he has made many films that had several nominations for Best Director and Screenplay, Annie Hall is his only film so far to get a Best Picture nomination, which it then went on to win.
  • According to 'Mia Farrow' (qv)'s biography, "What Falls Away", 'Frank Sinatra' (qv) offered to have Allen's legs broken when he was found to be having an affair with her adopted daughter, 'Soon-Yi Previn' (qv).
  • Although he was granted visitation rights for his son Ronan after a custody battle with 'Mia Farrow' (qv), their relationship is estranged (similar to his other children with Farrow, Moses and 'Dylan O'Sullivan Farrow' (qv)). Ronan stated that he thinks that he cannot have a morally consistent relationship with a man who is his father and his brother-in-law.
  • One of the most prolific American directors of his generation, he has written, directed, and more often than not starred in a film just about every year since 1969.
  • Suspended from New York University.
  • His variety of neuroses include: arachnophobia (spiders), entomophobia (insects), heliophobia (sunshine), cynophobia (dogs), altophobia (heights), demophobia (crowds), carcinophobia (cancer), thanatophobia (death), misophobia (germs). He admits to being terrified of hotel bathrooms.


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