THE 101 MOST INFLUENCIAL PEOPLE IN ENTERTAINMENT TODAY
November 2, 1990
Allen was once asked if he wanted to achieve immortality through his films. He said no, he wanted to achieve it by not dying. Allen, 54, will have to settle: As America’s most respected comedian, he’s one of the few filmmakers given total creative control. His movie this year: Alice, due next month and featuring William Hurt. Almost everyone wants to work with him. Madonna has signed up for his next film.