Woody Allen Overview

Woody Allen
Date of Birth
Dec 01, 1935
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY

Biography

Actor, director, screenwriter, and playwright Woody Allen redefined film comedy during the 1970s, bringing a new measure of sophistication and personal complexity to the form. Drawing universal insight from the traditions of Yiddish humor, Allen established himself both as a comic Everyman and one of American filmmaking's true auteurs, writing and directing features which broke with established...