Letty Aronson

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Letty Aronson
Born Ellen Letty Konigsberg
1943 (age 74–75)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Alma mater New York University
Occupation film producer
Years active 1994–present
Known for working with Woody Allen on his films
Spouse(s) Sidney Aronson (?–2002: his death)
Family Woody Allen (brother)
Awards Golden Globe Award (2009)

Ellen Letty Aronson (née Konigsberg;[1] born in 1943), is an American film producer and is the younger sister of writer and director Woody Allen.

Personal life

Aronson was born Ellen Letty Konigsberg in 1943 in New York City,[2][3] to Nettie (née Cherry; 1906–2002) and Martin Königsberg (1900–2001),[4] and was raised in Midwood, Brooklyn, New York.[5] Her older brother is writer and director Woody Allen. Aronson comes from a Jewish family; her grandparents were from Russia and Austria. She was educated at Brooklyn College and New York University. Aronson was married to Sidney Aronson, an elementary school principal in Brooklyn who died in 2002.[6] They had three children together, Christopher, Erika and Alexa.[7]


She has produced many of her brother Woody Allen's films including Bullets over Broadway (1994), Mighty Aphrodite (1995), Deconstructing Harry (1997), Celebrity (1998), The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001), Anything Else (2003), Melinda and Melinda (2004), Match Point (2005), Scoop (2006), Cassandra's Dream (2007), Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008), Whatever Works (2009), You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010), Midnight in Paris (2011), To Rome with Love (2012), and Blue Jasmine (2013).

Awards and nominations

Aronson won a Golden Globe Award in January 2009 as producer of Vicky Cristina Barcelona,[8] and was nominated for Match Point and Midnight in Paris. In 2012, she was nominated for an Academy Award as producer of Midnight in Paris.[9]



  1. Hoffman, Barbara, "Woody and his sister", The New York Post, October 15, 2011
  2. "Letty Aronson". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 9 August 2015. 
  3. Woody Allen; Robert E. Kapsis; Kathie Coblentz (2006). Woody Allen: Interviews. Univ. Press of Mississippi. pp. 23–. ISBN 978-1-57806-793-0. 
  4. "Martin Konigsberg, 100, Woody Allen's Father". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. Retrieved 9 August 2015. 
  5. Toy, Vivian S. "Living In Midwood, Brooklyn". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. Retrieved 9 August 2015. 
  6. "Paid Notice: Deaths ARONSON, SIDNEY". The New York TImes. The New York TImes Company. Retrieved 9 August 2015. 
  7. "Paid Notice: Deaths ARONSON, SIDNEY". New York Times. May 19, 2002. Retrieved August 8, 2012. 
  8. "List of winners of the Golden Globe Awards". Associated Press. January 12, 2009. Retrieved January 12, 2009. 
  9. "Nominees and Winners for the 84th Academy Awards". oscars.org. Retrieved January 5, 2014. 

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