Woody Allen is an American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, author, and playwright, whose career spans over half a century. He began as a comedy writer in the 1950s, penning jokes and scripts for television and also publishing several books of short humor pieces. In the early 1960s, Allen started performing as a stand-up comic, emphasizing monologues rather than traditional jokes. As a comic, he developed the persona of an insecure, intellectual, fretful nebbish, which he insists is quite different from his real-life personality. In 2004, Comedy Central ranked Allen in fourth place...
|Birthdate:||December 1, 1935|
|Birthplace:||The Bronx, New York|
|Education:||New York University, Midwood High School|
|Also known as:||Allan Stewart Konigsberg, Allen Konigsberg, Allen Stewart Konigsberg|