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Biography:
Birth Name: Woody Allen
Born: 12/01/1935
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA

Allen Stewart Konigsberg was born on Dec. 1, 1935, in Brooklyn, NY. He was the only son of Orthodox Jewish parents Nettie, a bookkeeper, and Martin, who held a series of odd jobs, including waiter and jewelry engraver. Growing up in the middle class neighborhood of Midwood, Allen spent his free time at the local movie theaters where he was drawn into the worlds of the Marx Brothers and Humphrey Bogart. In stark contrast to Allen's screen persona as an awkward outsider, he was well-liked in school, playing on the baseball team and entertaining students with card tricks and jokes. When he was still a teenager, he began selling his jokes to newspaper columnists and officially adopted the pen na...

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Albums:

The Stand-Up Years

Wild Man Blues


Popular Movies:

Irrational Man

Magic in the Moonlight

Blue Jasmine

Fading Gigolo

To Rome With Love

Paris Manhattan

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Midnight in Paris

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

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