Monday, July 2, 2012

The 100 Greatest Brooklynites of All Time: 5 to 1

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4. Woody Allen

Allan Konigsberg wasn't actually raised under the Thunderbolt; he grew up in Midwood, and attended the high school of the same name. Then he got the hell out of Brooklyn: he went to college, wrote jokes for money, and became a famous movie director closely associated with his adopted borough, Manhattan. But, hey, we had him first! And made him the man he is today! Er, maybe we don't want to take credit for that. Make that the artist he is today. Well, even that, sometimes... Hey, how about that Annie Hall, huh?

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