Woody Allen is an actor, filmmaker, comedian, musician and playwright. During the beginning of his Hollywood career, Allen worked as a scriptwriter for a number of television serials such as The Ed
Woody Allen is an actor, filmmaker, comedian, musician and playwright. During the beginning of his Hollywood career, Allen worked as a scriptwriter for a number of television serials such as The Ed Sullivan Show, Candid Camera, The Tonight Show, specials for Sid Caesar post-Caesar's Hour (1954–1957). He made his debut as an actor/comedian in Greenwich Village Club in 1961. He made his debut as a director with What's New Pussycat? in 1965. He then went on to direct a number of movies such as Play it Again, Sam, Take the Money and Run, Annie Hall, Bananas (1971, co-written with Rose), Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (1972), Sleeper (1973), Love and Death (1975), Hannah and her Sisters, Match Point, New York Stories, Scoop, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Midnight in Paris, To Rome with Love and Blue Jasmine. His movie Annie Hall won four Academy Awards in 1977, including Best Picture, Best Actress in a Leading Role for Diane Keaton, Best Original Screenplay and Best Director for Woody Allen. Vicky Cristina Barcelona won the Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy at the Golden Globe awards. Penélope Cruz received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film. Midnight in Paris won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Blue Jasmin fetched Allen another Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay and Kate Blanchett went to receive the Academy Award for Best Actress.