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|Born||Allen Stewart Königsberg
December 1, 1935
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
|Residence||New York City|
|Occupation||Actor, screenwriter, director, comedian|
|Influenced by||Ingmar Bergman, Groucho Marx, Federico Fellini, Cole Porter, Anton Chekhov|
(m. 1956-1962, divorced)
(m. 1966-1969, divorced)
|Parents||Martin Konigsberg (deceased)
(née Cherrie, deceased)
|Relatives||Letty Aronson (sister)|
Woody Allen (born Allen Stewart Königsberg on December 1, 1935) is an American movie director, writer, actor, jazz musician, comedian, and playwright, who has won the Academy Award three times, as well as many others in his very long career.
Allen is Jewish. His many works and his movie style, mixing satire and humor, have made him one of the most respected movie directors in the modern era. Allen writes and directs his movies and has also acted in most of them. To inspire himself for his movies, Allen uses literature, philosophy, psychology, Judaism, European cinema and New York City, where he was born and has lived all life.
Other websites [change]
- Woody Allen at the Internet Movie Database
- Woody Allen at the TCM Movie Database
- Woody Allen at the Internet Broadway Database
- IMP Poster Gallery
- Senses of Cinema: Great Directors Critical Database
- Woody Allen Movies
- Filmography & analysis of Allen's Women in Film
- La De Da: Annie Hall as Divine Tragicomedy Essay Extended version of essay
- Woody Allen in Barcelona. The shooting of a film.