FILM DIRECTOR

Woody Allen

1935 - Today

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Woody Allen (born Allan Stewart Konigsberg; December 1, 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 as a comedy writer on Sid Caesar's comedy variety program, Your Show of Shows, working alongside Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Larry Gelbart and Neil Simon. He also began writing material for television, published several books featuring short stories, and writing humor pieces for The New Yorker. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Woody Allen has received more than 18,281,815 page views. His biography is available in 106 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 103 in 2019). Woody Allen is the 10th most popular film director (down from 8th in 2019), the 73rd most popular biography from United States (down from 71st 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.

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  • 106

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.76

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Woody Allen ranks 10 out of 1,580Before him are Stanley Kubrick, Hayao Miyazaki, Akira Kurosawa, Roman Polanski, Ingmar Bergman, and Federico Fellini. After him are Sergei Eisenstein, Sergio Leone, Francis Ford Coppola, Andrei Tarkovsky, Pier Paolo Pasolini, and Ridley Scott.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1935, Woody Allen ranks 5Before him are Elvis Presley, Alain Delon, 14th Dalai Lama, and Luciano Pavarotti. After him are Salman of Saudi Arabia, José Mujica, Mahmoud Abbas, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Donald Sutherland, Michel Aoun, and Hussein of Jordan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Woody Allen ranks 73 out of 15,968Before him are Al Gore (1948), Toni Morrison (1931), Noam Chomsky (1928), George H. W. Bush (1924), Danny DeVito (1944), and Helen Keller (1880). After him are Robin Williams (1951), Stephen King (1947), John Dewey (1859), Joe Biden (1942), Dustin Hoffman (1937), and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (1929).

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

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