December 1, 1935
87 years old
5 ft 5 in | 165 cm
67 kg | 147.5 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Heywood "Woody" Allen was born in Brooklyn, New York City, United States, on December 1, 1935, is an American actor, writer, comedian and director.
Young Woody Allen first started his career as a comedy writer for television in the 1950s and as a stand up comedian in the 1960s.
He began his professional career as a comedy writer for The NBC Comedy Hour in Los Angeles (1955).
He made his professional stage debut as a stand up comedian at the Blue Angel nightclub in Manhattan in October 1960.
He landed his big break with his first professionally produced play Don't Drink the Water (1966).
He got his big screen debut in comedy movie What's New Pussycat (1965) in role as Victor Shakapopulis, for which he also wrote the screenplay.
He made his directorial debut with comedy film What's Up, Tiger Lily? (1996).
Allen's breakthrough performance came as Alvy Singer in romantic comedy movie Annie Hall (1977), which he also directed and co-wrote.
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Woody Allen is 87 years old.
Woody Allen net worth is around 80 million dollars.
He directed, wrote and starred as Alvy Singer in romantic comedy movie Annie Hall (1977), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Musical or Comedy also won the Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.
He directed, wrote and starred as Mickey Sachs in comedy drama movie Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director.
He directed and wrote fantasy comedy film Midnight in Paris (2011), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director.
He directed, wrote and starred as Leonard Zelig in comedy movie Zelig (1983), for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Musical or Comedy.
He directed, wrote and starred as Fielding Mellish in comedy movie Bananas (1971).
He directed, wrote and starred as Boris Grushenko in comedy film Love and Death (1975).
He directed, wrote and starred as Miles Monroe in futuristic science fiction comedy movie Sleeper (1973).
He directed, wrote and starred as Virgil Starkwell in comedy film Take the Money and Run (1969).
He directed, wrote and starred as Sandy Bates in comedy drama movie Stardust Memories (1980).
He directed, wrote and starred as Larry Lipton in comedy mystery film Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993).
He was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Director and the Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay for movies:
Interiors (1978) drama
Broadway Danny Rose (1984) comedy
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) comedy drama
Bullets over Broadway (1994) black comedy crime
He was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay for films:
Manhattan (1979) romantic comedy
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) romantic fantasy comedy
Radio Days (1987) comedy drama
Alice (1990) romantic fantasy
Husbands and Wives (1992) comedy drama
Mighty Aphrodite (1995) romantic comedy
Deconstructing Harry (1997) comedy
Match Point (2005) psychological thriller
Blue Jasmine (2013) black comedy drama
He directed and wrote movies:
Magic in the Moonlight (2014) romantic comedy
Irrational Man (2015) crime mystery drama
Café Society (2016) romantic comedy drama
Wonder Wheel (2017) period drama
A Rainy Day in New York (2019) romantic comedy
Rifkin's Festival (2020) comedy
He directed, wrote and starred as Sidney J. Munsinger in comedy miniseries Crisis in Six Scenes (2016).
Attended Hebrew school for eight years.
Attended Public School 99 (now the Isaac Asimov School for Science and Literature).
Graduated from Midwood High School in Brooklyn, New York City (1953).
Studied communication and film at New York University in 1953 and at City College of New York in 1954.
Has younger sister, Letty.
He started writing short jokes when he was 15.
Frequently plays a neurotic New Yorker.
Fan of jazz.
He began playing clarinet as a child.
He released album The Bunk Project (1993) and soundtrack of Wild Man Blues (1997), with his band "New Orleans Jazz Band".
He was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical for jukebox musical Bullets Over Broadway (2014) which he wrote.
Fan of the NBA's New York Knicks.
He is a vegetarian.
Fan of Uruguayan musician Alfredo Zitarrosa.
Received Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2014.
Lives in Carnegie Hill, Manhattan, New York City.
He was married to:
Louise Lasser (1966-1969)
Harlene Rosen Konigsberg (1954-1957)
He was in relationship with actress Mia Farrow (1980-1992), they have one biological son, Ronan Farrow and adopted daughter, Dylan O’Sullivan Farrow and son, Moses Farrow.
He dated Stacey Nelkin (1977-1979), Christina Englehardt (1976-1986) and Diane Keaton (1968-1972).
He married Soon-Yi Previn in 1997, they have two adopted children, Bechet and Manzie.