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Letty Aronson

Letty Aronson

Letty Aronson produced Woody Allen's Hollywood Ending and The Curse of the Jade Scorpion. She also served as the co-executive producer on Allen's Small Time Crooks. Her extensive film, television and stage experience includes numerous other collaborations with Allen. She co-executive produced such films as Don't Drink the Water, which marked Allen's first foray into television moviemaking; Bullets Over Broadway, which garnered seven Academy Award nominations, winning for Best Supporting Actress (Dianne Wiest); Mighty Aphrodite, for which Mira Sorvino was awarded the Best Supporting Actress Oscar; and Sweet and Lowdown, for which Sean Penn and Samantha Morton both earned Oscar nominations. Her other credits as a co-executive producer include Allen's highly acclaimed musical comedy Everyone Says I Love You, Celebrity, Deconstructing Harry and Small Time Crooks.

In addition, Aronson co-executive produced The Spanish Prisoner, written for the screen and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and critically acclaimed filmmaker David Mamet. Critics universally praised the film when it was released in 1998. She also co-executive produced Into My Heart, which was written and directed by two newcomers, Sean Smith and Anthony Stark; and Coky Giedroyc's Women Talking Dirty, starring Helena Bonham Carter, which marked Aronson's first European co-production with Elton John's Rocket Pictures.

Her credits also include Dinah Was, the off-Broadway musical about blues legend Dinah Washington; The Story of A Bad Boy, written and directed by acclaimed playwright Tom Donaghy; Just Looking, a heartwarming coming-of-age film directed by Jason Alexander; and the comedy Sunburn, directed by Nelson Hume, which screened at the Galway Film Festival and the 1999 Toronto International Film Festival.

Her television work includes Saturday Night Live and The Robert Klein Comedy Hour, both for NBC. In the world of theatre, Aronson served as associate producer of Death Defying Acts, an off-Broadway comedy consisting of three one-act plays written by Elaine May, Woody Allen and David Mamet. She had previously served as Vice President of the Museum of Television and Radio for 10 years.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Letty Aronson Facts

Birth Name Ellen Konigsberg
OccupationProducer
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.