Ever notice how many legendary comedians—especially comedians who are actually funny—hail from the county of Kings?
He was a student at P.S. 99 on East 10th Street and Avenue K and Midwood High School.
P.S. 99 must have made quite an impression on him. Allen gave Mia Farrow’s character in Zelig the name Eudora Fletcher—the real name of P.S. 99’s terrifying spinster school principal in the 1940s.
Tags: Allan Konigsberg, Brooklyn-born comics, Bushwick High School, Chauncey Street Bedford-Stuyvesant, Comedians from Brooklyn, Curly Howard, Jackie Gleason, Midwood High School, Moe Howard, Shemp Howard, Three Stooges, Woody Allen