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Woody Allen

Woody Allen
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Birth Date

December 1, 1935


85 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



5 ft 5 in | 165 cm

Net Worth

$80 Million


50 kg | 110 lbs

Shoe size

8 US | 38.5 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Heywood "Woody" Allen was born in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S., 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 started writing short jokes when he was 15.

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 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), for which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and he won two Academy Awards for: Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.

New Movies

He directed and wrote comedy movie Rifkin's Festival (2020).

He directed and wrote romantic comedy film A Rainy Day in New York (2019).

Best Movies

He won two Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay and was nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Director for movies:

Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) comedy drama

Midnight in Paris (2011) fantasy comedy

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his performance as Leonard Zelig in comedy movie Zelig (1983).

Bananas (1971) comedy opposite Louise Lasser

Love and Death (1975) comedy with Diane Keaton

Sleeper (1973) futuristic science fiction comedy opposite Diane Keaton

Take the Money and Run (1969) comedy opposite Louise Lasser

Stardust Memories (1980) comedy drama opposite Charlotte Rampling

Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993) comedy mystery with Diane Keaton and Anjelica Huston

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, with Emma Stone and Colin Firth

Irrational Man (2015) crime mystery drama, with Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone and Parker Posey

Café Society (2016) romantic comedy drama, with Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg and Blake Lively

Wonder Wheel (2017) period drama, with Jim Belushi, Kate Winslet, Juno Temple and Justin Timberlake

TV Shows

He directed, wrote and starred in role 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 a sister, Letty.

Frequently plays a neurotic New Yorker.

Fan of jazz.

He began playing clarinet as a child.

He released the albums The Bunk Project (1993) and the 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.

Is a vegetarian.

Fan of Uruguayan musician Alfredo Zitarrosa.

Doesn't watch his own movies.

Received Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2014.

Has five children.


He was married to:

Soon-Yi Previn (1997)

Louise Lasser (1966-1969)

Harlene Rosen Konigsberg (1954-1957)

He was in 12-year relationship with actress Mia Farrow (1980-1992).

He dated Stacey Nelkin (1977-1979), Christina Englehardt (1976-1986) and Diane Keaton (1968-1972).

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