FILM DIRECTOR

Woody Allen

1935 - Today

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Heywood "Woody" Allen (born Allan Stewart Konigsberg; November 30, 1935) is an American film director, writer, actor, and comedian whose career spans more than six decades and multiple Academy Award-winning films. He began his career writing material for television in the 1950s, mainly Your Show of Shows (1950–1954) working alongside Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Larry Gelbart, and Neil Simon. He also published several books featuring short stories and wrote humor pieces for The New Yorker. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Woody Allen has received more than 22,074,490 page views. His biography is available in 107 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 106 in 2019). Woody Allen is the 9th most popular film director (up from 10th in 2019), the 81st most popular biography from United States (down from 73rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Film Director.

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

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  • 22M

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  • 76.92

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 107

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Woody Allen ranks 9 out of 1,581Before him are Martin Scorsese, Akira Kurosawa, Federico Fellini, Stanley Kubrick, Ingmar Bergman, and Hayao Miyazaki. After him are Ridley Scott, Sergei Eisenstein, Roman Polanski, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Luchino Visconti, and Luis Buñuel.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1935, Woody Allen ranks 6Before him are Alain Delon, Elvis Presley, 14th Dalai Lama, Luciano Pavarotti, and Salman of Saudi Arabia. After him are José Mujica, Mahmoud Abbas, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Hussein of Jordan, Donald Sutherland, and Françoise Sagan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Woody Allen ranks 81 out of 18,182Before him are Warren Buffett (1930), John Dewey (1859), James Dean (1931), Woodrow Wilson (1856), Robin Williams (1951), and Bill Clinton (1946). After him are Bob Dylan (1941), Jack Nicholson (1937), Samuel Morse (1791), Jeff Bezos (1964), Jimi Hendrix (1942), and Tina Turner (1939).

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), David Lynch (1946), George Lucas (1944), Quentin Tarantino (1963), John Ford (1894), Tim Burton (1958), Brian De Palma (1940), and Sydney Pollack (1934).

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