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Woody Allen

Woody Allen is one of the most honored and successful filmmaker/actors in the industry. He won dual Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay, in addition to being nominated for Best Actor, for the classic hit comedy Annie Hall, which also received the Oscar for the Best Picture of 1977. He won another Best Original Screenplay Oscar, as well as a Best Director nomination for his work on Hannah and Her Sisters, in which he also starred.

Allen has amassed an additional 15 Academy Award nominations, including dual nods for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay for Interiors, Broadway Danny Rose, Crimes and Misdemeanors and Bullets Over Broadway; and Best Original Screenplay nominations for Manhattan, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Radio Days, Alice, Husbands and Wives and Mighty Aphrodite, all of which he also directed. Of these, he also starred in Manhattan, Broadway Danny Rose, Crimes and Misdemeanors, Husbands and Wives and Mighty Aphrodite.

Allen's multi-faceted film credits also include writing, directing and starring in Deconstructing Harry, Everyone Says I Love You, Manhattan Murder Mystery, New York Stories, Stardust Memories, Love and Death, and Sleeper, among others. He also wrote and starred in such films as What's New Pussycat? and Play it Again, Sam.

In addition, he starred in the films The Front and Scenes From a Mall, and also appeared in Casino Royale.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Woody Allen Facts

Birth NameAllan Stewart Konigsberg
OccupationDirector, Actor
BirthdayDecember 1, 1935 (81)
SignSagittarius
BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA
Height5' 5" (1m65)  How tall is Woody Allen compared to you?
Awards1978 Academy Awards: Best Director (for Annie Hall)

Selected Filmography

Cafe Society
Episode 1
Radio Days
Midnight in Paris
Irrational Man
Annie Hall
Match Point
Vicky Cristina Barcelona
To Rome With Love
Blue Jasmine
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