Book
English

The complete prose of Woody Allen

Woody Allen (author)

The complete prose of Woody Allen

Contains
Title
The complete prose of Woody Allen
Author
Woody Allen
Language
English
Publisher
London: Picador, 2002 | Other editions
473 p.
ISBN
0330328212 0330491989 9780330328210 9780330491983

Availability in Flemish libraries

About Woody Allen

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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. In the early 1960s, he performed as a stand-up comedian in Greenwich Village alongside Lenny Bruce, Elaine May, Mike Nichols, and Joan Rivers. There he developed a monologue style (rather than traditional jokes) and the persona of an insecure, intellectual, fretful nebbish. He released three comedy albums during the mid to late 1960s, earning a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album nomination for his 1964 comedy album entitled sim…Read more on Wikipedia