Woody Allen(1935-), Actor, writer and film director
Sitter in 1 portrait
Brooklyn-born Allen launched his career as a comedian developing a neurotic dissatisfied self-characterisation. Made film debut scripting and acting in What's New Pussycat? (1965).
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