Allen, Woody

(b. 1935)
   American film director and actor. He was born in Brooklyn. From the first his films used Jewish humour. Later he explored a range of American Jewish issues, including the role of the Jew in American life and Jewish paranoia and self-hatred.

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  • Allen Stewart Königsberg — Woody Allen Pour les articles homonymes, voir Allen et Koenigsberg (homonymie). Woody Allen …   Wikipédia en Français

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