Woody Allen

1935 - Today

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Heywood Allen (born Allan Stewart Konigsberg; November 30, 1935) is an American filmmaker, actor, and comedian whose career spans more than six decades. Allen has received many accolades, including the most nominations (16) for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. He has won four Academy Awards, ten BAFTA Awards, two Golden Globe Awards and a Grammy Award, as well as nominations for a Emmy Award and a Tony Award. Allen was awarded an Honorary Golden Lion in 1995, the BAFTA Fellowship in 1997, an Honorary Palme d'Or in 2002, and the Golden Globe Cecil B. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Woody Allen has received more than 26,850,384 page views. His biography is available in 110 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 107 in 2019). Woody Allen is the 9th most popular film director, the 77th most popular biography from United States (up from 81st in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Film Director.

Woody Allen is most famous for his comedy films, which he writes, directs, and stars in.

Memorability Metrics

  • 27M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 77.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 110

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.99

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Woody Allens by language

Over the past year Woody Allen has had the most page views in the with 2,945,796 views, followed by Spanish (456,192), and Italian (450,130). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are (679.01%), Simple English (104.76%), and Malagasy (77.20%)


Among film directors, Woody Allen ranks 9 out of 2,041Before him are Ingmar Bergman, Hayao Miyazaki, Alfred Hitchcock, Federico Fellini, Stanley Kubrick, and Akira Kurosawa. After him are Roman Polanski, Ridley Scott, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Sergei Eisenstein, Luis Buñuel, and Andrei Tarkovsky.

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Among people born in 1935, Woody Allen ranks 7Before him are Alain Delon, Elvis Presley, Mahmoud Abbas, Luciano Pavarotti, 14th Dalai Lama, and Salman of Saudi Arabia. After him are José Mujica, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Kenzaburō Ōe, Donald Sutherland, Françoise Sagan, and Isao Takahata.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Woody Allen ranks 77 out of 20,380Before him are Helen Keller (1880), Jack London (1876), Toni Morrison (1931), Patrick Swayze (1952), Bill Clinton (1946), and Theodore Roosevelt (1858). After him are Al Capone (1899), Abraham Maslow (1908), Robin Williams (1951), Stephen King (1947), Morgan Freeman (1937), and Larry Ellison (1944).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Woody Allen ranks 4Before him are Steven Spielberg (1946), Martin Scorsese (1942), and Stanley Kubrick (1928). After him are Francis Ford Coppola (1939), George Lucas (1944), Quentin Tarantino (1963), Tim Burton (1958), John Ford (1894), David Lynch (1946), Oliver Stone (1946), and Brian De Palma (1940).