Currently alive, at 81 years of age.
1935 – Allen was born in New York City on December 1, 1935.
1942 – Attended Hebrew school then went to Midwood High School.
1951 – Started writing for Sid Caesar at the age of sixteen.
1954 – He started writing scripts at the age of nineteen for television shows like The Ed Sullivan Show, The Tonight Show, Caesar’s Hour.
1956 – Married Harlene Rosen on March 15, 1956.
1960 – Made his debut as a stan-up comedian and wrote scripts for the popular television show Candid Camera.
1965 – He wrote the initial screenplay of the movie "What’s New, Pussycat?" which was his first movie production.
1966 – Wrote the short story entitled Don’t Drink the Water that was played in Broadway. Directed the movie "What’s Up, Tiger Lily?". Married Louise Lasser on February 2, 1966.
1967 – Appeared in the James Bond Spoof, Casino Royale.
1969 – Wrote the short story entitled Play It Again, Sam that appeared on Broadway.
1972 – Starred in the film version of Play It Again, Sam.
1976 – Starred in the movie The Front.
1978 – Won the 1978 O. Henry Award for his short story "The Kugelmass Episode".
1980 – Allen played the main character Sandy Bates in the movie Stardust Memories. Won the Cesar Award for Best Foreign Film for the movie Manhattan.
1982 – Starred in the movie A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy as Andrew.
1992 – Directed the movie Shadows and Fog.
1995 – He was chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in Film History.
1996 – Wrote and directed the musical movie Everyone Says I Love You.
1997 – Married Soon-Yi Previn on December 22, 1997.
2000 – Worked with DreamWorks SKG for the film Small Time Crooks.
2001 – Directed the movie The Curse of the Jade Scorpion.
2002 – Won the Prince of Asturias Award and received the Palme des Palmes, a special lifetime achievement award granted by the Cannes Festival.
2003 – Directed the movie Anything Else.
2004 – Directed the movie Melinda and Melinda.
2005 – Directed the movie Match Point, which was the most successful films of him for the past ten years as director.
2006 – Released the film Scoop which he shoot in London.