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Woody Allen

Actor, Screenwriter and Director Woody Allen
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Full Name: Allan Stewart Konigsberg
Profession: Actor, Screenwriter and Director

United States of America

Biography: American actor, director, screenwriter, comedian, musician and playwright whose career spans more than 50 years.

Allen has been nominated 24 times and won four Academy Awards: three for Best Original Screenplay and one for Best Director ("Annie Hall").

He has more screenwriting Academy Award nominations than any other writer.

Born: December 1, 1935
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, USA
Age: 86 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius

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Married Life

  • 1997-12-23 Woody Allen, 62 weds Soon-Yi Previn 27, adopted daughter of Mia Farrow

Historical Events

  • 1977-04-20 "Annie Hall", directed by Woody Allen and starring Woody Allen and Diane Keaton, is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1978)
  • 2014-01-12 Woody Allen receives the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards