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Woody Allen

Woody Allen in concert in New York City, 2006
Born Allen Stewart Königsberg
December 1, 1935 (1935-12-01) (age 72)
Bronx, New York, U.S.
Years active 1950 - Present
Spouse(s) Harlene Rosen (1956-1962)
Louise Lasser (1966-1969)
Soon-Yi Previn (1997-)

Woody Allen (born Allen Stewart Konigsberg; December 1, 1935) is a three-time Academy Award-winning American film director, writer, actor, jazz musician, comedian and playwright. His large body of work and cerebral film style, mixing satire, wit and humor, have made him one of the most respected and prolific filmmakers in the modern era.[1] Allen writes and directs his movies and has also acted in the majority of them. For inspiration, Allen draws heavily on literature, sexuality, philosophy, psychology, Jewish identity, European cinema, and New York City, where he was born and has lived his entire life. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (802x1080, 538 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): List of atheists Woody Allen Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or... 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Early years

Allen was born and raised in New York City, the son of Nettie (née Cherrie; November 8, 1906 - January 27, 2002), a bookkeeper at her family's delicatessen, and Martin Königsberg (December 25, 1900 - January 13, 2001), a jewelry engraver and waiter.[2] His family was Jewish and his grandparents were Yiddish- and German-speaking immigrants.[3] Allen has a sister, Letty (born 1943), and was raised in Midwood, Brooklyn.[4] His parents were both born and raised on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.[3] His childhood, while middle-class, wasn't particularly happy. His parents didn't get along, and he had a rocky relationship with his stern, temperamental mother.[5] Allen spoke Yiddish during his early years and, after attending Hebrew school for eight years, went to Public School 99 and to Midwood High School. During that time, he lived in an apartment at 1402 Avenue K, between East 14th and 15th Streets. He was Nicknamed "Red" because of his red hair, he impressed students with his extraordinary talent at card and magic tricks.[6] Though in his films and his comedy persona he has often depicted himself as physically inept and socially unpopular, in fact Woody Allen was a popular student, and an adept baseball and basketball player. New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Née redirects here. ... is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Äž: For the film, see: 1900 (film). ... is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). ... Yiddish (ייִדיש, Jiddisch) is a Germanic language spoken by about four million Jews throughout the world. ... Residential building cluster in Midwood Midwood is a neighborhood in the south central part of the New York City borough of Brooklyn, New York, USA, roughly halfway between Prospect Park and Coney Island. ... This article is about the borough of New York City. ... Categories: Manhattan neighborhoods | Stub ... This article is about the borough of New York City. ... Hebrew school can be either (1) the Jewish equivalent of Sunday school - an educational regimen separate from secular education, focusing on topics of Jewish history and learning the Hebrew language, or (2) a primary, secondary or college level educational institution where some or all of the classes are taught in... Midwood High School, at Brooklyn College, is a public, urban, co-ed high school located on Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn, New York City. ... Persona literally means mask , although it does not usually refer to a literal mask but to the social masks all humans supposedly wear. ...


To raise money he began writing gags for the agent David O. Alber, who sold them to newspaper columnists. According to Allen, his first published joke "was in a gossip column. It read: 'Woody Allen says he ate at a restaurant that had O.P.S. prices—over people's salaries.'"[7] A joke is a short story or ironic depiction of a situation communicated with the intent of being humorous. ...


At sixteen, he was discovered by Milt Kamen, who got him his first writing job with Sid Caesar. He began calling himself Woody Allen (although it's unclear if Allen ever legally adopted his stage name). He was a gifted comedian from an early age and would later joke that when he was young he was sent to inter-faith summer camp, where he "was savagely beaten by children of all races and creeds".[6] Sid Caesar (born September 8, 1922) is an Emmy-winning American comic actor and writer, best known as the leading man on the 1950s television series Your Show of Shows, and to younger generations as Coach Calhoun in Grease and Grease 2. ...


After high school, he went to New York University where he studied communication and film. He was never committed as a student, however, failed a film course, and was eventually expelled.[8] He later briefly attended City College of New York. New York University (NYU) is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university in New York City. ... “City College” redirects here. ...


Comedy writer and playwright

After his false starts at NYU and City College, he became a full-time writer for Herb Shriner, earning $75/week at first.[7] At age 19, he started writing scripts for The Ed Sullivan Show, The Tonight Show, Caesar's Hour and other television shows.[9] By the time he was working for Sid Caesar, he was making $1500/week; with Caesar he worked alongside Danny Simon, whom Allen credits for helping him to structure his writing style.[7][10] Herb Shriner (b. ... The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran from June 20, 1948 to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by former entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Caesars Hour was a television program that aired on NBC from 1954 until 1957. ... Sid Caesar (born September 8, 1922) is an Emmy-winning American comic actor and writer, best known as the leading man on the 1950s television series Your Show of Shows, and to younger generations as Coach Calhoun in Grease and Grease 2. ... Danny Simon (December 18, 1918, New York City – July 26, 2005, Portland, Oregon) was an American television writer and comedy teacher. ...


In 1961, he started a new career as a stand-up comedian, debuting in a Greenwich Village club called the Duplex.[7] Examples of Allen's standup act can be heard on the albums Standup Comic and Nightclub Years 1964-1968. B. J. Novak in a stand-up comedy routine at Olde English sketch comedy in June 2007. ... The Washington Square Arch Greenwich Village (IPA pronunciation: ), also called simply the Village, is a largely residential area on the west side of downtown (southern) Manhattan in New York City named after Greenwich, London. ...


He began writing for the popular Candid Camera television show, even appearing in some episodes. Together with his managers, Allen turned his weaknesses into his strengths, developing his neurotic, nervous, and intellectual persona. He quickly became a successful comedian, and appeared frequently in nightclubs and on television. Allen was popular enough to appear on the cover of Life in 1969. Candid Camera is a long-running television series, created and produced by Allen Funt, which initially began on radio as Candid Microphone June 28, 1947. ... Philippe Halsmans famous portrait of Marilyn Monroe Life generally refers to two American magazines: A humor and general interest magazine published from 1883 to 1936; A publication created by Time founder Henry Luce in 1936, with a strong emphasis on photojournalism. ...


Allen started writing short stories for magazines (most notably The New Yorker). He also became a successful Broadway playwright, creating Don't Drink the Water, which opened on November 17, 1966 and ran for 598 performances. It starred Lou Jacobi, Kay Medford, Anita Gillette and Allen's future movie co-star Anthony Roberts. A film adaptation of the play, directed by Howard Morris, was released in 1969 starring Jackie Gleason. In 1994 Allen directed and starred in a third version for television with Michael J. Fox and Mayim Bialik. For other uses, see New Yorker. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... A playwright, also known as a dramatist, is a person who writes dramatic literature or drama. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... Lou Jacobi (born December 28, 1913 in Toronto, Canada) is a character actor. ... Kay Medford (September 14, 1914 - April 10, 1980), was an Oscar-nominated American character actress from New York. ... Anita Gillette (Born August 16, 1936), is a Tony nominated American actress. ... Tony Roberts (born October 22, 1939 in New York) is an film actor who is best know for his work in the films of Woody Allen. ... Herbert John Jackie Gleason (February 26, 1916 – June 24, 1987) was an American comedian, actor, and musician. ... For a song by Dave Matthews Band, see Dont Drink the Water (song). ... For other persons named Michael Fox, see Michael Fox (disambiguation). ... Mayim Hoya Bialik (born December 12, 1975) is an American actress. ...


His next Broadway hit, Play It Again, Sam, he not only wrote, but starred in. It opened on February 12, 1969 and ran for 453 performances. It also featured Diane Keaton and Anthony Roberts. Allen, Keaton and Roberts would reprise their roles in the film version of the play. Play It Again, Sam was a play and 1972 film written by and starring Woody Allen, originally entitled Aspirins for Three. ... Diane Keaton (née Hall; January 5, 1946) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress, director and producer. ...


Allen is also an accomplished author having written four books--collections of short pieces and plays. These are Getting Even, Without Feathers, Side Effects and Mere Anarchy. Woody Allens Without Feathers is one of his most well-known literary masterpieces. ... A side-effect is any effect other than an intended primary effect. ...


Film career

Woody Allen has an extensive filmography, available in its entirety at Woody Allen filmography. The remainder of this section includes most of its highlights.

This is a chronologically-ordered list of films in which Woody Allen has either director or appeared. ...

Early films

His first movie production was What's New, Pussycat? in 1965, for which he wrote the initial screenplay. He was hired by Warren Beatty to re-write a script, and to appear in a small part. Over the course of the re-write, Beatty's part grew smaller and Allen's grew larger. Beatty was upset and quit the production. Peter O'Toole was hired for the Beatty role, and Peter Sellers was brought in as well; Sellers was a big enough star to demand many of Woody Allen's best lines/scenes, prompting hasty re-writes. This experience with meddling producers, egotistical stars, and directors ruining jokes, along with a similar experience on the James Bond spoof Casino Royale (for which he did uncredited rewrites of his own scenes), led Allen to decide that the only way filmmaking was worthwhile was if he was in control of the film. Whats New, Pussycat? is a 1965 film. ... // Events Top grossing films North America Mary Poppins The Sound of Music, starring Julie Andrews Goldfinger My Fair Lady Whats New Pussycat? Shenandoah The Sandpiper Father Goose Academy Awards Best Picture: The Sound of Music - Argyle, Twentieth Century-Fox Best Actor: Lee Marvin - Cat Ballou Best Actress: Julie Christie... Henry Warren Beatty (born March 30, 1937), better known as Warren Beatty, is an Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning American actor, producer, screenwriter, and director. ... Peter Seamus OToole (born August 2, 1932, uncertain but presumed correct date[1]) is an eight-time Academy Award-nominated Irish actor. ... This article is about the British actor. ... This article is about the spy series. ... This article is about the 1967 film, for other uses of this name, see Casino Royale. ...


Allen's first directorial effort was What's Up, Tiger Lily? (1966 co-written with Mickey Rose), in which an existing Japanese spy movie was redubbed in English by Allen and his friends with completely new, comic dialogue. Whats Up, Tiger Lily? is the first film directed by Woody Allen. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...


1960s and 1970s

His first conventional effort was Take the Money and Run (1969), which was followed by Bananas, Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask), Sleeper, and Love and Death. "Take the Money and Run" and "Bananas" were both co-written by his childhood friend, Mickey Rose. Take the Money and Run is a 1969 comedy film co-written by, directed by and starring Woody Allen. ... Bananas is a film written and directed by Woody Allen in 1971 and starring him and Louise Lasser. ... Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (*But Were Afraid to Ask) (1972) is Woody Allens fifth film, consisting of a series of short sequences loosely inspired by the book of the same name. ... Sleeper (1973) is a futuristic science fiction comedy film, written by, directed by, and starring Woody Allen. ... Love and Death is a 1975 comedy by Woody Allen. ...


In 1972, he also starred in the film version of Play It Again, Sam, which was directed by Herbert Ross. All of Allen's early films were pure comedies that relied heavily on slapstick, inventive sight gags, and non-stop one-liners. Among the many notable influences on these films are Bob Hope, Groucho Marx (as well as, to some extent, Harpo Marx) and Humphrey Bogart. In 1976, he starred in, but did not direct, The Front (that task was handled by Martin Ritt), a humorous and poignant account of Hollywood blacklisting during the 1950s. Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Herbert David Ross (May 13, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York - October 9, 2001 in New York City), also known as Herb Ross, was a prolific film director, producer, choreographer and actor from the 1950s to the 1990s. ... For other uses, see Slapstick (disambiguation). ... A visual gag is a joke that relies on a physical object or action. ... A one-liner is a joke that is delivered in a single line. ... Bob Hope, KBE (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003), born Leslie Townes Hope, was an English-Born American entertainer who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio and television, in movies, and in performing tours for U.S. Military personnel, well known for his good natured humor and career longevity. ... Groucho redirects here. ... This article is about Harpo Marx, brother of Groucho et al. ... Bogart redirects here. ... The Front is a 1976 film starring Woody Allen and Zero Mostel that portrayed the Movie industry in the days of Senator Joseph McCarthy, when many actors were blacklisted for their supposed un-american activities. ... Martin Ritt (March 2, 1914–December 8, 1990) was an American director, actor, and playwright who worked in both film and theatre. ... ... Blacklisted redirects here. ...


Annie Hall marked a major turn to more sophisticated humor and thoughtful drama. Allen's 1977 film won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture Рan unusual feat for a comedy. Annie Hall set the standard for modern romantic comedy, and also started a minor fashion trend with the unique clothes worn by Diane Keaton in the film (the offbeat, masculine clothing, such as ties with cardigans, was actually Keaton's own). While in production, its working title was "Anhedonia," a term that means the inability to feel pleasure, and its plot revolved around a murder mystery. Apparently, as filmed, the murder mystery plot did not work (and was later used in his 1993 Manhattan Murder Mystery), so Allen re-edited and re-cut the movie after production ended to focus on the romantic comedy between Allen's character, Alvy Singer, and Keaton's character, Annie Hall. The new version, retitled Annie Hall (named after Keaton's grandmother), still deals with the theme of the inability to feel pleasure. Ranked at No. 35 on the American Film Institute' s "100 Best Movies" and at No. 4 on the AFI list of "100 Best Comedies," Annie Hall is considered to be among Allen's best. Annie Hall is a 1977 romantic comedy film directed by Woody Allen from a script he co-wrote with Marshall Brickman. ... Look up Humour in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Diane Keaton (n̩e Hall; January 5, 1946) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress, director and producer. ... In psychology, anhedonia is a patients inability to experience pleasure from normally pleasurable life events such as eating, exercise, and social/sexual interactions. ... Manhattan Murder Mystery is a 1993 film directed by and starring Woody Allen who plays book editor Larry Lipton. ... Annie Hall is a 1977 romantic comedy film directed by Woody Allen from a script he co-wrote with Marshall Brickman. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Annie Hall is a 1977 romantic comedy film directed by Woody Allen from a script he co-wrote with Marshall Brickman. ...


Manhattan, released in 1979, is a black-and-white film that can be viewed as an homage to New York City, which has been described as the true "main character" of the movie.[citation needed] As in many other Allen films, the main characters are upper-class academics. Even though it makes fun of pretentious intellectuals, the story is packed with obscure references that makes it less accessible to a general audience. The love-hate opinion of cerebral persons found in Manhattan is characteristic of many of Allen's movies including Crimes and Misdemeanors and Annie Hall. Manhattan focuses on the complicated relationship between a middle-aged Isaac Davis (Allen) and a seventeen-year-old Tracy (Mariel Hemingway) – which presages Allen's complicated personal relationship with Soon-Yi Previn. Manhattan is a 1979 romantic comedy film. ... This article is about the borough of New York City. ... Crimes and Misdemeanors is a film written and directed by Woody Allen. ... Annie Hall is a 1977 romantic comedy film directed by Woody Allen from a script he co-wrote with Marshall Brickman. ...


Between Annie Hall and Manhattan Allen wrote and directed the gloomy drama Interiors (1978), in the style of the late Swedish director Ingmar Bergman, one of Allen's major influences. Interiors is considered by critics as a significant breakthrough past Allen's "earlier, funnier comedies" (a line from 1980s Stardust Memories). Annie Hall is a 1977 romantic comedy film directed by Woody Allen from a script he co-wrote with Marshall Brickman. ... Manhattan is a 1979 romantic comedy film. ... Interiors is a 1978 film written and directed by Woody Allen. ...   (IPA: in Swedish; usually IPA: in English) (July 14, 1918 – July 30, 2007) was a Swedish film, stage, and opera director. ... Interiors is a 1978 film written and directed by Woody Allen. ... Stardust Memories is a film written and directed by Woody Allen which was released in 1980; Allen considers this to be one of his best films in addition to The Purple Rose of Cairo. ...


1980s

Allen's 1980s films, even the comedies, have somber and philosophical undertones. Some, like September and Stardust Memories, are often said to be heavily influenced by the works of European directors, most notably Ingmar Bergman and Federico Fellini. September is a 1987 film wriiten and directed by Woody Allen. ... Stardust Memories is a film written and directed by Woody Allen which was released in 1980; Allen considers this to be one of his best films in addition to The Purple Rose of Cairo. ... Federico Fellini (January 20, 1920 – October 31, 1993) was one of the most influential and widely revered film-makers of the 20th century. ...


Stardust Memories features a main character, a successful filmmaker played by Allen, who expresses resentment and scorn for his fans. Overcome by the recent death of a friend from illness, the character states, "I don't want to make funny movies any more," and a running gag throughout the film has various people (including a group of visiting space aliens) telling Bates that they appreciate his work, "especially the early, funny ones".[11]


However, by the mid-1980s, Allen had begun to combine tragic and comic elements with the release of such films as Hannah and Her Sisters (winner of three Academy Awards) starring British actor Michael Caine, and Crimes and Misdemeanors, in which he tells two different stories that connect at the end. He also produced a vividly idiosyncratic tragi-comical parody of documentary, titled Zelig. Hannah and Her Sisters is a 1986 romantic comedy film which tells the intertwined stories of an extended family, told mostly during a year that begins and ends with a family Thanksgiving dinner. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... This article is about the English actor. ... Crimes and Misdemeanors is a film written and directed by Woody Allen. ... Zelig is a 1983 movie written and directed by Woody Allen. ...


He also made three films about show business. The first movie is Broadway Danny Rose, in which he plays a New York manager; then, The Purple Rose of Cairo, a movie that shows the importance of the cinema during the Depression through the character of the naive Cecilia. Lastly, Allen made Radio Days, which is a film about his childhood in Brooklyn, and the importance of the radio. Purple Rose was named by Time Magazine as one of the 100 best films of all time, and Allen has described it as one of his three best films, along with Stardust Memories and Match Point.[12] (It is worth noting that Allen defines them as "best" not in terms of quality, but because they came out the closest to his original vision.) Broadway Danny Rose is a 1984 film written, directed by and starring Woody Allen. ... The Purple Rose of Cairo is a 1985 English language film written and directed by Woody Allen. ... Radio Days is a 1987 film directed by Woody Allen. ... (Clockwise from upper left) Time magazine covers from May 7, 1945; July 25, 1969; December 31, 1999; September 14, 2001; and April 21, 2003. ... Stardust Memories is a film written and directed by Woody Allen which was released in 1980; Allen considers this to be one of his best films in addition to The Purple Rose of Cairo. ... Match Point is an Academy Award-nominated 2005 film written and directed by Woody Allen and starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Scarlett Johansson, Emily Mortimer, Matthew Goode, Brian Cox and Penelope Wilton. ...


Before the end of the eighties he made other movies that were strongly inspired by Ingmar Bergman's films. September is a remake of Autumn Sonata, and Allen uses many elements from Persona[citation needed] in Another Woman.   (IPA: in Swedish; usually IPA: in English) (July 14, 1918 – July 30, 2007) was a Swedish film, stage, and opera director. ... September is a 1987 film written and directed by Woody Allen. ... Höstsonaten is a 1978 Swedish film which tells the story of a famous pianist who confronts her neglected daughters. ... Persona is a movie by Swedish director Ingmar Bergman, released in 1966, and featuring Bibi Andersson and Liv Ullmann. ... Another Woman is a 1988 Woody Allen film about an emotionally reticent woman. ...


1990s

His 1992 film Shadows and Fog (1992) is a black and white homage to German expressionists and features the music of Kurt Weill. Allen then made his critically acclaimed drama Husbands and Wives (1992) which received two Oscar nominations; Best Supporting Actress for Judy Davis and Best Original Screenplay for Allen. His film Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993) combined suspense with dark comedy, and starred Diane Keaton, Alan Alda and Anjelica Huston. Shadows and Fog (1992) is a black and white film directed by Woody Allen and based on his one-act play Death. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900 – April 3, 1950), born in Dessau, Germany and died in New York City, was a German and in his later years, a German-American composer active from the 1920s until his death. ... Husbands and Wives is a 1992 American film directed and written by Woody Allen. ... Judy Davis (born 23 April 1955) is an Academy Award-nominated and 3-time Emmy Award-winning Australian actress. ... Manhattan Murder Mystery is a 1993 film directed by and starring Woody Allen who plays book editor Larry Lipton. ... Diane Keaton (née Hall; January 5, 1946) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress, director and producer. ... Alan Alda (born January 28, 1936) is a five-time Emmy Award-winning, six-time Golden Globe-winning, Academy Award-nominated American actor. ... Anjelica Huston (born July 8, 1951) is an Academy Award- and Golden Globe Award-winning American actress and former fashion model. ...


In the late 1990s he returned to lighter movies, such as Bullets Over Broadway (1994), which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Director followed by a musical Everyone Says I Love You (1996): Allen's first and only to date. The singing and dancing scenes in Everyone Says I Love You are similar to the musical starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, but the plot is comical. The comedy Mighty Aphrodite (1995), in which the Greek and Roman tragedies play a large role, won an Academy Award for Mira Sorvino. Allen's 1999 jazz mockumentary Sweet and Lowdown was also nominated for two Academy Awards for Sean Penn (Best Actor) and Samantha Morton (Best Supporting Actress). In contrast to these lighter movies, Allen veered scathingly dark and satirical towards the end of the 1990s with Deconstructing Harry (1997) and Celebrity (1998). Allen made his only sitcom "appearance" via telephone in the 1997 episode, "My Dinner with Woody" of the show Just Shoot Me!, an episode paying tribute to several of his films. Poster for the movie Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 film directed by Woody Allen. ... Everyone Says I Love You (1996) is a musical film written and directed by Woody Allen. ... Fred Astaire (May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987), born Frederick Austerlitz in Omaha, Nebraska,[1] was an American film and Broadway stage dancer, choreographer, singer and actor. ... Ginger Rogers (Virginia Katherine McMath, July 16, 1911 – April 25, 1995) was an Academy Award-winning American film and stage actress and singer. ... Mighty Aphrodite is a 1995 comedy film, written by, directed by and starring Woody Allen. ... Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... Mira Katherine Sorvino (born September 28, 1967 in Tenafly, New Jersey) is an Oscar and Golden Globe Award-winning American actress. ... Mockumentary (also known as a pseudo-documentary)[1], a portmanteau of mock and documentary, is a film and TV genre, or a single work of the genre. ... Sweet and Lowdown is a 1999 film written and directed by Woody Allen which tells the story of a (fictional) arrogant, obnoxious, alcoholic jazz guitarist named Emmett Ray (played by Sean Penn) who may be the best guitarist in the world. ... Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) // Penn was born in Santa Monica, California, the son of Leo Penn, an actor and director, and Eileen Ryan (née Annucci), an actress. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Deconstructing Harry is a film by Woody Allen released in 1997. ... Celebrity is a 1998 film written and directed by Woody Allen and shot in black-and-white. ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


2000s

Small Time Crooks (2000) was his first film with DreamWorks SKG studio and represented a change in direction: Allen began giving more interviews and made an apparent return to his strictly comedy roots. Small Time Crooks was a relative success, grossing over $17 million domestically, but Allen's next 4 films floundered at the box office, including Allen's most expensive film to date, The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (with a budget of $33 million). Hollywood Ending, Anything Else, and Melinda and Melinda were given "rotten" ratings from film-review website Rotten Tomatoes and each earned less than $5 million domestically.[13] Most critics agreed that Allen's films since 1999's Sweet and Lowdown were subpar, and some critics expressed concern that Allen's best years were now behind him.[14] Small Time Crooks is a Woody Allen comedy starring Woody Allen himself and Tracey Ullman. ... The DreamWorks Boy on the Moon Logo DreamWorks SKG (Spielberg, Katzenberg, Geffen) is a Big Ten studio in the United States of America which develops, produces, and distributes films, music, and television programming. ... The Curse of the Jade Scorpion is a 2001 film directed, written by, and starring Woody Allen. ... Hollywood Ending is a film written and directed by Woody Allen. ... Anything Else is a 2003 motion picture that tells a story of a young writer who met a dysfunctional young woman in New York City. ... Melinda and Melinda is a 2005 film written and directed by Woody Allen. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...


Woody gave his godson, Quincy Rose a small part in Melinda & Melinda.


Match Point (2005) was one of Allen's most successful films in the past ten years and generally received very positive reviews. Set in London, it starred Jonathan Rhys-Meyers and Scarlett Johansson. It is also markedly darker than Allen's first four films under the DreamWorks SKG banner. In Match Point Allen shifts his focus from the intellectual upper class of New York to the moneyed upper class of London. While different from Allen's many critical satires, Match Point still has undertones of social critique. This is clearest in the theme of luck which works on several levels in the film. Match Point earned more than $23 million domestically (more than any of his films in nearly 20 years) and earned over $62 million in international box office sales.[15] Match Point earned Allen his first Academy Award nomination since 1998 for Best Writing, Original Screenplay and also earned directing and writing nominations at the Golden Globes, his first Globe nominations since 1987. In an interview with Premiere Magazine, Allen stated this was the best film he has ever made. Match Point is a 2005 film written and directed by Woody Allen about Chris Wilton (played by Jonathan Rhys-Meyers), a young tennis pro from Ireland. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Jonathan Rhys-Meyers (born Jonathan Michael Francis OKeeffe on 27 July 1977) is an Irish actor and Golden Globe winner. ... Scarlett Johansson (born November 22, 1984) is an American actress. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


Allen returned to London to film Scoop, which also starred Johansson, as well as Hugh Jackman, Ian McShane, Kevin McNally. The film was released on July 28, 2006, and received mixed reviews. He has also filmed Cassandra's Dream in London. Cassandra's Dream stars Colin Farrell, Ewan McGregor, and Tom Wilkinson and was released in November 2007. Scoop is a 2006 UK-set romantic comedy/murder mystery written and directed by Woody Allen and starring Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Ian McShane, and Allen himself. ... Hugh Michael Jackman (born 12 October 1968 in Pymble, New South Wales) is an Australian film, television and stage actor. ... Ian McShane (born 29 September 1942) is a Golden Globe-winning English actor. ... Kevin McNally (born 27 April 1956 in Bristol) is an English actor who has worked extensively in both film and television. ... Cassandras Dream is the next film from the director Woody Allen. ... Colin James Farrell (born May 31, 1976) is an Irish actor who has appeared in several high-profile Hollywood films including Daredevil, Miami Vice, Minority Report, Phone Booth, Alexander, In Bruges. ... Ewan Gordon McGregor (born March 31, 1971; pronounced [1]) is a Scottish actor who has had significant success in mainstream, indie and art house films. ... Tom Wilkinson, OBE (born February 5th, 1948) is an Academy Award-nominated English actor. ...


After finishing his third London film, Allen headed to Spain. He reached an agreement to film his current project, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, in Barcelona, where shooting started on July 9 2007. The movie will star international and Spanish actors and actresses, including Scarlett Johansson, Javier Bardem, Patricia Clarkson, and Penélope Cruz.[16][17] Vicky Cristina Barcelona is the upcoming 2008 film by Academy Award-winning director Woody Allen. ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (City of Counts) Postal code 08001–08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ... Scarlett Johansson (born November 22, 1984) is an American actress. ... Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem (born March 1, 1969) is an Academy Award-, four-time Goya Award-, BAFTA-, two-time European Film Award-, two-time Screen Actors Guild Award-, two-time Coppa Volpi- and Golden Globe-winning Spanish actor. ... Patricia Clarkson as Sarah OConnor on Six Feet Under Patricia Davies Clarkson (born December 29, 1959) is an American Academy Award-nominated actress. ... Penélope Cruz Sánchez (pronounced ; born April 28, 1974), better known as Penélope Cruz, is a Golden Globe- and Academy Award-nominated Spanish actress. ...


Allen has said that he "survives" on the European market. Audiences there have tended to be more receptive to Allen's films, particularly France, a country where he has a large fan base (something joked about in Hollywood Ending). "In the United States things have changed a lot, and it's hard to make good small films now," Allen said in a 2004 interview. "The avaricious studios couldn't care less about good films – if they get a good film they're twice as happy, but money-making films are their goal. They only want these $100 million pictures that make $500 million".[18]


He will be directing a movie this April, back in New York City, reportedly a comedy focused more on the "older" age group. Larry David, Emma Thompson[19] and Evan Rachel Wood are set to star.[20] Lawrence Gene David (born July 2, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York) is an Emmy-winning actor, writer, comedian, producer and film director. ... Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is an Emmy-, BAFTA- and Academy Award-winning English actress, comedian, and screenwriter. ... Evan Rachel Wood (born September 7, 1987[1]) is an American film, television and theater actress, and singer. ...


"Woody Allen" character

Allen continues to write roles for the neurotic persona he created in the 1960s and 1970s; however, as he gets older, the roles have been assumed by other actors such as John Cusack (Bullets Over Broadway), Kenneth Branagh (Celebrity), Jason Biggs (Anything Else), and Will Ferrell (Melinda and Melinda). This article is about the actor. ... Kenneth Charles Branagh (born December 10, 1960) is an Emmy Award-winning, Academy Award-nominated Northern Irish-born actor and film director. ... Jason Matthew Biggs (born May 12, 1978) is an American actor who obtained wide fame in 1999 for his role as Jim Levenstein in the American Pie series of teen films. ... John William Ferrell (born July 16, 1967)[1] is an Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated American comedian, actor and writer who first established himself as a cast member of Saturday Night Live, and has since gone on to a successful film career, starring in the comedies A Night at the...


Awards, nominations and distinctions

Life-size statue of Woody Allen in Oviedo.
Life-size statue of Woody Allen in Oviedo.
Close up of Allen's statue in Oviedo.
Close up of Allen's statue in Oviedo.

Over the course of his career Allen has received a considerable number of awards and distinctions in film festivals and yearly national film awards ceremonies, saluting his work as a director, screenwriter and actor.[9] When premiering his films at festivals, Allen does not screen his motion pictures in competition, thus deliberately taking them out of consideration for potential awards. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1536x2048, 634 KB) Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Woody Allen Talk:Woody Allen/Archive 1 Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1536x2048, 634 KB) Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Woody Allen Talk:Woody Allen/Archive 1 Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (814x1024, 141 KB) Photo dune statue de Woody Allen, prise par lutilisateur jlmaral sur Flickr Page de limage originale : http://flickr. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (814x1024, 141 KB) Photo dune statue de Woody Allen, prise par lutilisateur jlmaral sur Flickr Page de limage originale : http://flickr. ... A film festival is a mostly annual festival showcasing films, usually of a recent date, sometimes with a focus on a specific genre (e. ...

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Academy Awards

Woody Allen has won three Academy Awards and been nominated a total of 21 times: fourteen as a screenwriter, six as a director, and one as an actor. He has more screenwriting Academy Award nominations than any other writer; all are in the "Best Original Screenplay" category. He is tied for fifth all-time with six Best Director nominations. His actors have regularly received both nominations and Academy Awards for their work in Allen films, particularly in the Best Supporting categories. Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ...


Annie Hall won four Academy Awards (Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actress). The film received a fifth nomination, for Allen as Best Actor. Hannah and Her Sisters won three, for Best Screenplay and both Best Supporting Actor categories; it was nominated in four other categories, including Best Picture and Best Director.


Despite friendly recognition from the Academy, Allen has consistently refused to attend the ceremony or acknowledge his Oscar wins. He broke this rule twice. At the 2002 Oscars Allen made an unannounced appearance, making a plea for producers to continue filming their movies in New York City after the 9-11 attacks.[23] He was given a standing ovation before introducing a montage of movie clips featuring New York. The second time was at the 2007 Oscars. New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... A sequential look at United Flight 175 crashing into the south tower of the World Trade Center The September 11, 2001 attacks (often referred to as 9/11—pronounced nine eleven or nine one one) consisted of a series of coordinated terrorist[1] suicide attacks upon the United States, predominantly... This article is about the state. ...

Best Original Screenplay

Best Actor

Best Director

  • Four actors have won five Academy Awards for their work in Allen films: Diane Keaton (Best Actress, Annie Hall), Michael Caine (Best Supporting Actor, Hannah and Her Sisters), Dianne Wiest (Best Supporting Actress, Hannah and Her Sisters and Bullets Over Broadway), and Mira Sorvino (Best Supporting Actress, Mighty Aphrodite).
  • Ten actors have received Academy Award nominations for their work in Allen films: Allen himself (Best Actor, Annie Hall), Geraldine Page (Best Actress, Interiors), Martin Landau (Best Supporting Actor, Crimes and Misdemeanors), Chazz Palminteri (Best Supporting Actor, Bullets Over Broadway), Maureen Stapleton (Best Supporting Actress, Interiors), Mariel Hemingway (Best Supporting Actress, Manhattan), Judy Davis (Best Supporting Actress, Husbands and Wives), Jennifer Tilly (Best Supporting Actress, Bullets Over Broadway), Sean Penn (Best Actor, Sweet and Lowdown), and Samantha Morton (Best Supporting Actress, Sweet and Lowdown).

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BAFTA

Allen has won a number of British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards and nominations for best picture, best director, best actor and best screenplay. In 1997, he received the honorary BAFTA Fellowship for his work. BAFTA Award The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organisation that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ...

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Title sequences

Virtually all of Allen's films since Annie Hall begin with the same style of title sequence, incorporating a series of black and white title cards in a vintage font (most often Windsor) reminiscent of silent era films, set to a selection of jazz music that occasionally figures prominently later in the film's story (e.g., Radio Days). Additionally, the cast is placed on one such title card and listed in alphabetical order, and not in the order of the relative "star power" of the actors at the time in which the film was made. This too, is reminiscent of silent era films. There is one minor variation in Deconstructing Harry, where the titles are weaved in with a looped shot. Another exception to this is Manhattan, which opens with a series of black and white still shots of the city set to Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue"; the film's title comes after the opening narration is over. Annie Hall is a 1977 romantic comedy film directed by Woody Allen from a script he co-wrote with Marshall Brickman. ... Windsor is a typeface created in 1905 by Eleisha Pechey. ... Radio Days is a 1987 film directed by Woody Allen. ... Deconstructing Harry is a film by Woody Allen released in 1997. ... Manhattan is a 1979 romantic comedy film. ...


Theater

Although best known for his films, Allen has also enjoyed a very successful career in theater. Starting as early as 1960 when Allen was writing sketches for the revue From A to Z. His first great success was Don't Drink the Water which opened in 1968 and ran for 598 performances for almost two years on Broadway.[24] His success continued with Play it Again, Sam which opened in 1969, starring Allen and Diane Keaton. The show played for 453 performances and was nominated for three Tony Awards, although none of the nominations were for Allen's writing or acting.[25] A revue is a type of theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches that satirize contemporary figures, news, or literature. ... Original program From A to Z is a musical revue with a book by Woody Allen, Herbert Farjeon, and Nina Warner Hook and songs by Jerry Herman, Fred Ebb, Mary Rodgers, Everett Sloane, Jay Thompson, Dickson Hughes, Jack Holmes, Paul Klein, Norman Martin, William Dyer, and Charles Zwar. ... Play It Again, Sam was a play and 1972 film written by and starring Woody Allen, originally entitled Aspirins for Three. ... Diane Keaton (née Hall; January 5, 1946) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress, director and producer. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award® but is formally the Antoinette Perry Award is an annual American award celebrating achievements in theater, including musical theater. ...


In the 70s, Allen wrote a number of one-act plays, most notably God and Death which were published in his 1975 collection Without Feathers. God, subtitled A Comedy in One Act, is a play by Woody Allen. ... Woody Allens Without Feathers is one of his most well-known literary masterpieces. ...


In 1981 Allen's play The Floating Light Bulb opened on Broadway. The play was a critical success but a commercial flop. Despite two Tony Award nominations, a Tony win for Brian Backer's acting (who also won the 1981 Theatre World Award and a Drama Desk Award for his work) the play only ran 62 performances.[26] As of January 2008, it is the last Allen work that ran on Broadway. What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... Brian Backer (b. ... The Theatre World Award is an American honor given annually to an actor or an actress in recognition of an outstanding breakout performance in their New York City stage debut. ... Created in 1955, the Drama Desk Award was created to recognize Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway shows in addition to Broadway shows. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ...


After a long hiatus from the stage Allen returned to the theater in 1995 with the one-act Central Park West, an installment in an evening of theater known as Death Defying Acts that was also made up of new work by David Mamet and Elaine May [27]. David Alan Mamet (born November 30, 1947) is an American author, essayist, playwright, screenwriter, and film director. ... Elaine May (b. ...


For the next couple of years, Allen had no direct involvement with the stage, yet notable productions of his work were being staged. A production of God was staged at the The Bank of Brazil Cultural Center in Rio de Janeiro,[28] theatrical adaptations of Allen's films Bullets over Broadway [29] and September [30] were produced in Italy and France, respectably, without Allen's involvement. In 1997 rumors of Allen returning to the theater to write a starring role for his wife Soon-Yi Previn turned out to be false.[31] This article is about the Brazilian city. ... Soon-Yi Previn (born October 8, 1970) is a South Korean-American woman who is the adoptive daughter of Mia Farrow. ...


In 2003, Allen finally returned to the stage with Writer's Block, an evening of two one-acts: Old Saybrook and Riverside Drive, that played off-Broadway. The production marked the stage directing debut for Allen.[32] The production sold out its entire run.[33] Off-Broadway plays or musicals are performed in New York City in smaller theatres than Broadway, but larger than Off-Off-Broadway, productions. ...


Also that year, reports of Allen writing the book for a musical based on Bullets over Broadway surfaces, but no show ever formulated.[34] In 2004 Allen's first full-length play since 1981, A Second Hand Memory.[35] The production was directed by Allen and enjoyed an extended run off-Broadway.[36]


In June 2007 it was announced that Allen would make two more creative debuts in the theater, directing a work that he didn't write and directing an opera. Allen will direct Giacomo Puccini's Gianni Schicchi, which is a one-act opera in Puccini's Trittico trilogy. The production goes up at the Los Angeles Opera in September 2008.[37] Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (December 22, 1858 – November 29, 1924) was an Italian composer whose operas, including La bohème, Tosca, and Madama Butterfly, are among the most frequently performed in the standard repertoire. ... The Los Angeles Opera is a world-class opera company in Los Angeles, California. ...


Relationships

Harlene Rosen

At age 19, Allen married 16-year-old Harlene Rosen.[7] The marriage lasted five "nettling, unsettling years."[7]


Rosen, whom Allen referred to in his standup act as "the Dread Mrs. Allen," later sued Allen for defamation due to comments at a TV appearance shortly after their divorce. Allen tells a different story on his mid-1960s standup album Standup Comic. In his act, Allen said that Rosen sued him because of a joke he made in an interview. Rosen had been sexually assaulted outside her apartment, and according to Allen, the newspapers reported that she "had been violated." In the interview, Allen said, "Knowing my ex-wife, it probably wasn't a moving violation." In a later interview on The Dick Cavett Show, Allen brought the incident up again where he repeated his comments and that the amount that he was being sued for was "$1 million". Civil action redirects here. ... Slander and Libel redirect here. ... It has been suggested that Rapists be merged into this article or section. ... A moving violation is any violation of the law, committed by the driver of a vehicle, while it is in motion. ... The Dick Cavett Show has been the title of many talk shows hosted by Dick Cavett on several television networks, including: ABC daytime (March 4, 1968–January 24, 1969) (originally titled This Morning) ABC prime time (May 26–September 19, 1969) ABC late night (December 29, 1969–January 1, 1975...


Louise Lasser

Allen married Louise Lasser in 1966. Lasser would go on to co-star with Allen in Take the Money and Run, in what began a pattern of romantic involvement with his leading ladies. Allen and Lasser divorced in 1969 and Allen did not marry again until 1997. Lasser starred in three Allen films after the divorce, Bananas, Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask), as well as a brief appearance in Stardust Memories. Allen is alleged to have loosely based aspects of the "Harriet Harman" character from Husbands and Wives (the "kamikaze woman") on his relationship with Lasser.[citation needed]-1... Husbands and Wives is a 1992 American film directed and written by Woody Allen. ...


Diane Keaton

In 1970, Allen cast Diane Keaton in his Broadway play Play It Again, Sam, which had a successful run. During this time she became romantically involved with Allen and appeared in a number of his films, including Annie Hall. Keaton starred in Play It Again, Sam as Tony Roberts's lover. Although Allen and Keaton broke up after a year, she starred in a number of his films after their relationship had ended including Sleeper as a futuristic poet; and in Love and Death as a composite character based on the novels of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky. Annie Hall was very important in Allen and Keaton's careers. Not only that, but it is said that the role was written especially for her, and even the title speaks to this as Diane Keaton's given name is Diane Hall. She then starred in Interiors as a poet again, followed by Manhattan. In 1987 she had a cameo as a night club singer in Radio Days and was chosen to replace Mia Farrow in the co-staring role for Manhattan Murder Mystery after Allen and Farrow ended their personal and working relationship while making this film. Keaton has not worked with Allen since Manhattan Murder Mystery, although they remain good friends. Diane Keaton (née Hall; January 5, 1946) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress, director and producer. ... Play It Again, Sam was a play and 1972 film written by and starring Woody Allen, originally entitled Aspirins for Three. ... Annie Hall is a 1977 romantic comedy film directed by Woody Allen from a script he co-wrote with Marshall Brickman. ... Anthony (Tony) Roberts (born August 4, 1969) is a professional Welsh football player. ... Sleeper (1973) is a futuristic science fiction comedy film, written by, directed by, and starring Woody Allen. ... Love and Death is a 1975 comedy by Woody Allen. ... Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy(Lyof, Lyoff) (September 9 [O.S. August 28] 1828 – November 20 [O.S. November 7] 1910) (Russian: , IPA:  ), commonly referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer – novelist, essayist, dramatist and philosopher – as well as pacifist Christian anarchist and educational reformer. ... Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (Russian: , Russian pronunciation: , sometimes transliterated Dostoyevsky, Dostoievsky, Dostojevskij or Dostoevski  ) (November 11 [O.S. October 30] 1821 – February 9 [O.S. January 28] 1881) was a Russian novelist and writer of fiction whose works, including Crime and Punishment and The Brothers Karamazov, have had a profound and... Interiors is a 1978 film written and directed by Woody Allen. ... Manhattan is a 1979 romantic comedy film. ... Radio Days is a 1987 film directed by Woody Allen. ... Manhattan Murder Mystery is a 1993 film directed by and starring Woody Allen who plays book editor Larry Lipton. ...


Stacey Nelkin

The film Manhattan is said to have been based on his romantic relationship with actress Stacey Nelkin. Her bit part in Annie Hall ended up on the cutting room floor, and their relationship, though never publicly acknowledged by Allen, reportedly began when she was seventeen years old and a student at New York's Stuyvesant High School.[38][39][40] Manhattan is a 1979 romantic comedy film. ... Stacey Nelkin is an actress who has appeared in film and in television. ... Annie Hall is a 1977 romantic comedy film directed by Woody Allen from a script he co-wrote with Marshall Brickman. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Stuyvesant High School, commonly referred to as Stuy,[3] is a New York City public high school that specializes in mathematics and science. ...


Mia Farrow

Starting around 1980, Allen began a 12-year relationship with actress Mia Farrow, who had leading roles in several of his movies from 1982 to 1992. Farrow and Allen never married, but they adopted two children together: Dylan Farrow (who changed her name to Eliza and is now known as Malone) and Moses Farrow (now known as Misha); and had one biological child, Satchel Farrow (now known as Ronan Seamus Farrow). Allen did not adopt any of Farrow's other biological and adopted children, including Soon-Yi Farrow Previn (the adopted daughter of Farrow and Andre Previn, now known as Soon-Yi Previn). Allen and Farrow separated in 1992 after Farrow discovered nude photographs Allen had taken of Soon-Yi. In her autobiography, What Falls Away (New York: Doubleday, 1997), Farrow says Allen admitted to a relationship with Soon-Yi. Mia Farrow (born Maria de Lourdes Villiers-Farrow on February 9, 1945) is an American actress. ... Adoption is the legal act of permanently placing a child with a parent or parents other than the birth parents. ... Ronan Seamus Farrow was born Satchel OSullivan Farrow on December 19, 1987, son of Woody Allen and Mia Farrow. ... Andr Previn (born April 6, 1929) is a prominent pianist, orchestral conductor, and composer. ... Soon-Yi Previn (born October 8, 1970) is a South Korean-American woman who is the adoptive daughter of Mia Farrow. ...


After Allen and Farrow separated, a long public legal battle for the custody of their three children began. During the proceedings, Farrow alleged that Allen had sexually molested their adopted daughter Malone, who was then seven years old. The judge eventually concluded that the sex abuse charges were inconclusive,[41] but called Allen's conduct with Malone "grossly inappropriate". She called the report of the team that investigated the issue "sanitized and, therefore, less credible" and said she had "reservations about the reliability of the report." She also called Allen's conduct with Soon-Yi "inappropriate." Farrow ultimately won the custody battle over their children. Allen was denied visitation rights with Malone and could only see Ronan under supervision. Misha, who was then 14, chose not to see his father.


In a 2005 Vanity Fair interview,[42] Allen estimated that, despite the scandal's damage to his reputation, Farrow's discovery of Allen's attraction to Soon-Yi Previn, by accidentally finding nude photographs of her, was "just one of the fortuitous events, one of the great pieces of luck in my life. [...] It was a turning point for the better." Of his relationship with Farrow, he said "I'm sure there are things that I might have done differently. [...] Probably in retrospect I should have bowed out of that relationship much earlier than I did." American actress Demi Moore, on a typical Vanity Fair cover (August, 1991) Vanity Fair is a glossy American glamour magazine monthly that offers a mixture of articles based on sensational exaggerations, jet-set and entertainment-business personalities, politics, and lies. ...


Soon-Yi Previn

Shortly after separating from Farrow in 1992, Allen openly continued his relationship with Soon-Yi Previn, Farrow's adopted daughter. Even though Allen and Previn denied he was ever her stepfather, the relationship drew much public and media scrutiny. At the time, Allen was 56 and Previn was 22. Soon-Yi Previn (born October 8, 1970) is a South Korean-American woman who is the adoptive daughter of Mia Farrow. ... A stepfamily is the family one acquires when a parent marries someone new. ...


Allen and Previn married in 1997. The couple later adopted two daughters, naming them Bechet and Manzie after jazz musicians Sidney Bechet and Manzie Johnson. Sidney Bechet Sidney Bechet (May 14, 1897 – May 14, 1959) was a jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer. ...

Woody Allen with Jerry Zigmont and Simon Wettenhall performing at Vienne Jazz Festival, Vienne, France.
Woody Allen with Jerry Zigmont and Simon Wettenhall performing at Vienne Jazz Festival, Vienne, France.

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Clarinet hobby

Allen is a passionate fan of jazz which is often featured prominently in his movies' soundtracks. He has played the clarinet since adolescence and chose his stage name from an idol, famed clarinetist Woody Herman. He has performed publicly at least since the late-1960s, notably with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band on the soundtrack of Sleeper. One of his earliest televised performances was on The Dick Cavett Show on October 20, 1971. For other uses, see Jazz (disambiguation). ... Two soprano clarinets: a B♭ clarinet (left, with capped mouthpiece) and an A clarinet (right, with no mouthpiece). ... Woodrow Charles Herman (May 16, 1913 – October 29, 1987), better known as Woody Herman, was an American jazz clarinetist, alto and soprano saxophonist, singer, and big band leader. ... Preservation Hall Jazz Band is the name for groups of Traditional jazz musicians from New Orleans on tours organized by Preservation Hall. ... The Dick Cavett Show has been the title of many talk shows hosted by Dick Cavett on several television networks, including: ABC daytime (March 4, 1968–January 24, 1969) (originally titled This Morning) ABC prime time (May 26–September 19, 1969) ABC late night (December 29, 1969–January 1, 1975... is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar, known as the year of cyclohexanol. ...


Woody Allen and his New Orleans Jazz Band play every Monday evening at Manhattan's Carlyle Hotel, specializing in classic New Orleans jazz from the early twentieth century.[43] The documentary film Wild Man Blues (directed by Barbara Kopple) documents a 1996 European tour by Allen and his band, as well as his relationship with Previn. The band has released two CDs: The Bunk Project (1993) and the soundtrack of Wild Man Blues (1997). The Carlyle Hotel is a luxury hotel and extended stay hotel in the Upper East Side of New York City, USA. The hotel, designed in Art Deco style, opened in 1931 and was named after Scottish essayist Thomas Carlyle. ... Dixieland music is a style of jazz. ... Documentary film is a broad category of visual expression that is based on the attempt, in one fashion or another, to document reality. ... Wild Man Blues is a 1997 documentary film directed by Barbara Kopple about the life of actor/director/comic Woody Allen. ... Barbara Kopple (born July 30, 1946) is an American film director primarily known for her work in documentary film. ... CD may stand for: Compact Disc Canadian Forces Decoration Cash Dispenser (at least used in Japan) CD LPMud Driver Centrum-Demokraterne (Centre Democrats of Denmark) Certificate of Deposit České Dráhy (Czech Railways) Chad (NATO country code) Chalmers Datorförening (computer club of the Chalmers University of Technology) a 1960s...


Work about or inspired by Woody Allen

Apart from Wild Man Blues directed by Barbara Kopple, there are a number of other documentaries featuring Woody Allen, including: the 2002 cable-television documentary Woody Allen: a Life in Film, directed by Time Magazine film critic Richard Schickel, which interlaces interviews of Allen with clips of his films; and Meetin' WA, a short interview of Allen by French director Jean-Luc Godard. Wild Man Blues is a 1997 documentary film directed by Barbara Kopple about the life of actor/director/comic Woody Allen. ... Barbara Kopple (born July 30, 1946) is an American film director primarily known for her work in documentary film. ... (Clockwise from upper left) Time magazine covers from May 7, 1945; July 25, 1969; December 31, 1999; September 14, 2001; and April 21, 2003. ... Richard Warren Schickel (b. ... Jean-Luc Godard (French IPA: ) (born 3 December 1930) is a French filmmaker and one of the most influential members of the Nouvelle Vague, or French New Wave. Born to Franco-Swiss parents in Paris, he was educated in Nyon, Switzerland, later studying at the Lycée Rohmer, and the...


Waiting for Woody Allen is a 2004 short film parody of Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot." From 1976 to 1984, Stuart Hample wrote and drew Inside Woody Allen, a comic strip based on Allen's film persona. "Central Park West Stories", (Baldini Castoldi Dalai publisher, 2005) by Glauco Della Sciucca (Italian contributor to Columbia Journalism Review, The New Yorker, The Jewish Week, since September 2003) are inspired by Allen. "Death of an Interior Decorator" is a song on Death Cab for Cutie's album Transatlanticism that was inspired by Woody Allen's Interiors. In Love Creeps, a novel by Amanda Filipacchi, a group of birders in Central Park spot Woody Allen and Soon-Yi stepping out onto their balcony and get very excited, which torments a nearby group of recovering stalkers from Stalkaholics Anonymous, causing one of them to suddenly lose his sobriety by grabbing the binoculars from around the neck of a birder to stare at Woody Allen and Soon-Yi. Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish dramatist, novelist and poet. ... Waiting for Godot is a play by Samuel Beckett, in which the characters wait for Godot, who never arrives. ... Inside Woody Allen was a comic strip about the film actor and director Woody Allen. ... // International Illustrator and Journalist, Writer and Author, 34, he was born in Pescara, Italy, lived for many years in his home town, before eight years in Rome and then, since september 2003 in Central Park West, New York. ... Death Cab for Cutie is an American band formed in Bellingham, Washington in 1997. ... Transatlanticism is an album by Death Cab for Cutie. ... Interiors is a 1978 film written and directed by Woody Allen. ... Amanda Filipacchi Amanda Filipacchi (born 1967 in Paris, France) is an American novelist based in New York City. ...


The character George Costanza, from the sitcom Seinfeld, was originally performed as a caricature of Woody Allen, according to Jason Alexander. In one episode of Seinfeld, Cosmo Kramer talks about being a cast member of Allen's movie project and his famous oneliner "These pretzels are making me thirsty". George Louis Costanza is a fictional character in the United States-based television sitcom Seinfeld (1989–1998), played by Jason Alexander. ... Seinfeld is an Emmy Award-winning American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from July 5, 1989 to May 14, 1998, running a total of 9 seasons. ... Jason Alexander (born Jason Scott Greenspan on September 23, 1959) is a Jewish American television, cinema and musical theatre actor, best known for his role as George Costanza on the hit television series Seinfeld. ... Seinfeld is an Emmy Award-winning American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from July 5, 1989 to May 14, 1998, running a total of 9 seasons. ... Cosmo Kramer is a fictional character on the American television sitcom Seinfeld (1989–1998), played by Michael Richards. ...


In 2003 Keith Black wrote, directed and starred in the award winning film "Get the Script to Woody Allen".[44] The feature was about a neurotic young man who is obsessed with getting his script to Woody.


The independent 2008 movie Mancattan[45] written and directed by Phil Drinkwater and Colin Warhurst charts the story of the two directors, playing fictional versions of themselves, flying over to New York from their native Manchester in order to make a documentary about Woody Allen. The film within a film is set against the backdrop of a bittersweet romantic comedy as the film cuts between events in Manhattan and flashbacks of Manchester. This article is about the state. ... This article is about the City of Manchester in England. ... This article is about the borough of New York City. ... This article is about the City of Manchester in England. ...


Psychoanalysis

Allen spent at least 30 years undergoing psychoanalysis, sometimes going three days a week. Many of his films contain a psychoanalysis scene. Even the film Antz, a cartoon where he only voices Z, the lead character, begins with a classic piece of Allen analysis schtick. Today psychoanalysis comprises several interlocking theories concerning the functioning of the mind. ... Antz is a 1998 computer-animated film produced by DreamWorks. ... A schtick (or shtick) is an expression which refers to a comic theme or gimmick. ...


Moment Magazine says "it drove his self-absorbed work." John Baxter, author of Woody Allen - A Biography, wrote: "Like Catholic confession, Allen's form of analysis let the penitent go free to sin again," and that "Allen obviously found analysis stimulating, even exciting."[46] The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... For other uses, see Sin (disambiguation). ...


Allen says he ended his psychotherapy visits around the time he began his relationship with Previn. He says he still is claustrophobic and agoraphobic.[42] Claustrophobia is an anxiety disorder that involves the fear of enclosed or confined spaces. ... Agoraphobia is a form of anxiety disorder. ...


Bibliography

  • Don't Drink the Water: A comedy in two acts (1967), ASIN B0006BSWBW
  • Play It Again, Sam (1969), ISBN 0-394-40663-X
  • Getting Even (1971), ISBN 0-394-47348-5
  • God: A comedy in one act (1975), ISBN 0-573-62201-9
  • Without Feathers (1975), ISBN 0-394-49743-0
  • Side Effects (1980), ISBN 0-394-51104-2
  • Lunatic's tale (1986), ISBN 1-55628-001-7
  • Complete Prose of Woody Allen (1992), ISBN 0-517-07229-7. (Collection of Allen's short stories first published in Getting Even, Without Feathers and Side Effects.)
  • Three One-Act Plays: Riverside Drive / Old Saybrook / Central Park West (2003), ISBN 0-8129-7244-9
  • Writer's Block: Two One Actplays (2005), ISBN 0-573-62630-8
  • "A Second Hand Memory," (a drama in two acts) (2005)
  • Yannick Rolandeau "Le cinéma de Woody Allen", Aléas, 2006 ISBN 2-84301-144-2
  • Mere Anarchy (2007), ISBN 978-1-4000-6641-4

Play It Again, Sam was a play and 1972 film written by and starring Woody Allen, originally entitled Aspirins for Three. ... God, subtitled A Comedy in One Act, is a play by Woody Allen. ... Woody Allens Without Feathers is one of his most well-known literary masterpieces. ... A side-effect is any effect other than an intended primary effect. ...

Further reading

  • The Importance of Being Famous: Behind the Scenes of the Celebrity Industrial Complex by Maureen Orth p233 ISBN 0-8050-7545-3
  • Woody Allen on Woody Allen: In Conversation With Stig Bjorkman (1995), ISBN 0-8021-1556-X
  • Woody Allen - A biography; John Baxter (1999) ISBN 0-7867-0666-X
  • Woody Allen: Eine Biographie; Stephan Reimertz, Reinbek, (2000) ISBN 3-499-61145-7 (in German)
  • Woody Allen; Stephan Reimertz, (rororo-Monographie), Reinbek, (2005) ISBN 3-499-50410-3 (in German)
  • The Essential Woody Allen; Lauren Hill
  • Fun With Woody, The Complete Woody Allen Quiz Book (Henry Holt), Graham Flashner
  • Woody Allen: Interviews (Conversations With Filmmakers Series), R. E. Kapsis and K. Coblentz eds., (2006) ISBN 1-57806-793-6
  • "Woody plots film return to London" by A Correspondent, Times Online, November 30 2005
  • "Why I Love London" by Simon Garfield, Guardian Unlimited, August 8 2004
  • An essay by Victoria Loy on Woody Allen's career

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