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Actors in the Most Woody Allen Movies

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Woody Allen is one of the best directors of all time. He is known for making intelligent films from a New Yorker's perspective. He is also known to be an “actor's director.” Many actors who have appeared in Woody Allen films have been nominated for and won Academy Awards, and he often receives nominations and wins for directing as well. This list of actors who have been in the most Woody Allen movies has been ranked by number of appearances, then loosely ranked by fame. 

Who is the actor who appears in the most Woody Allen movies? Woody Allen himself tops the list. Allen has appeared in 29 of his own films, the most famous amongst them being Annie Hall, in which he starred alongside frequent collaborator and muse, Diane Keaton. Keaton also appeared in Sleeper, Interiors, and Radio Days.

Woody Allen and Mia Farrow were in a romantic relationship for many years. During that time, Farrow appeared in 13 Woody Allen films. Once the relationship ended so did their film collaboration. In recent years, Scarlett Johansson has appeared in several Allen films including Scoop and Vicky Christina Barcelona. Other famous actors who have appeared in multiple Woody Allen movies include Alec Baldwin, Alan Alda, and Charlize Theron.

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  • 1. Take the Money and Run (1969)
    2. Bananas (1971)
    3. Men of Crisis: The Harvey Wallinger Story (1971)
    4. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex *But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)
    5. Sleeper (1973)
    6. Love and Death (1975)
    7. Annie Hall (1977)
    8. Manhattan (1979)
    9. Stardust Memories (1980)
    10. A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
    11. Zelig (1983)
    12. Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
    13. Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
    14. Radio Days (1987)
    15. New York Stories (1989) Segment “Oedipus Wrecks”
    16. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
    17. Shadows and Fog (1991)
    18. Husbands and Wives (1992)
    19. Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
    20. Don't Drink the Water (1994)
    21. Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
    22. Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
    23. Deconstructing Harry (1997)
    24. Small Time Crooks (2000)
    25. The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001)
    26. Hollywood Ending (2002)
    27. Anything Else (2003)
    28. Scoop (2006)
    29. To Rome with Love (2012)

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  • Mia Farrow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Actors in the Most Woody Allen Movies
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    1. A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
    2. Zelig (1983)
    3. Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
    4. The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
    5. Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
    6. Radio Days (1987)
    7. September (1987)
    8. Another Woman (1988)
    9. New York Stories (1989) Segment “Oedipus Wrecks”
    10. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
    11. Alice (1990)
    12. Shadows and Fog (1991)
    13. Husbands and Wives (1992)

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  • Diane Keaton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Actors in the Most Woody Allen Movies
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    1. Men of Crisis: The Harvey Wallinger Story (1971)
    2. Sleeper (1973)
    3. Love and Death (1975)
    4. Annie Hall (1977)
    5. Interiors (1978)
    6. Manhattan (1979)
    7. Radio Days (1987)
    8. Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)

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  • Fred Melamed is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Actors in the Most Woody Allen Movies
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    1. Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
    2. Radio Days (1987)
    3. Another Woman (1988)
    4. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
    5. Shadows and Fog (1991)
    6. Husbands and Wives (1992)
    7. Hollywood Ending (2002)
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