Woody Allen has become a household name over the five decades since his emergence on the scene. In general, Allen is known for his writing, acting, comedy and even music. Before online dating was a thing, Allen mastered the art of meeting love interests on sets and even incorporating autobiographical romantic details into his art. Of course, we all know Allen for his alleged sexual abuse of Mia Farrow’s daughter and scandalous marriage to Farrow’s adopted daughter. Surely, we’ll get to that later. Regardless, Allen enjoyed plenty of success in the industry. So now, let’s hear everything we need to know about this eccentric star!
Actually, Woody Allen was born Allen Stewart Konigsberg on December 1, 1935 and changed his name to Heywood, aka Woody, when he was seventeen. Interestly enough, Woody comes from the name of his favorite jazz clarinetist, Woody Herman. Allen grew up in Brooklyn with his younger sister Letty and parents. Though, things weren’t easy in his house. He had a difficult relationship with his mother.