Ellen Letty Konigsberg
November 30, 1943
|Alma mater||Brooklyn College, New York University|
|Known for||producing Academy Award-nominated films|
|Spouse(s)||Sidney Aronson (c. 1968–2002; his death)|
|Family||Woody Allen (brother)|
Ronan Farrow (nephew)
|Awards||Golden Globe Award (2009)|
Aronson was born Ellen Letty Konigsberg in 1943 in New York City, to Nettie (née Cherry; 1906–2002) and Martin Königsberg (1900–2001), and was raised in Midwood, Brooklyn, New York. Her older brother is writer and director Woody Allen. Aronson comes from a Jewish family; her grandparents were from Lithuania 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. They had three children together, Christopher, Erika and Alexa.
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).
As a producer
|1994||Bullets over Broadway|
|1994||Don't Drink the Water||Television movie|
|1996||Everyone Says I Love You|
|1997||The Spanish Prisoner||co-executive producer|
|1998||Into My Heart||executive producer|
|1999||Sweet and Lowdown|
|1999||Story of a Bad Boy||co-executive producer|
|1999||Women Talking Dirty||co-executive producer|
|1999||Just Looking||co-executive producer|
|2000||Small Time Crooks|
|2001||The Curse of the Jade Scorpion|
|2004||Melinda and Melinda|
|2008||Vicky Cristina Barcelona|
|2010||You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger|
|2011||Midnight in Paris|
|2012||To Rome with Love|
|2014||Magic in the Moonlight|
|2019||A Rainy Day in New York|
Awards and nominations
|2008||Golden Globe Awards||Best Picture - Musical or Comedy||Vicky Cristina Barcelona||Won|
|2012||Academy Awards||Best Picture||Midnight in Paris||Nominated|
|2012||Alliance of Women Film Journalists||Best Picture||Nominated|
|2012||Hollywood Film Awards||Producer of the Year||Won|
|2012||Producers Guild of America Awards||Best Theatrical Motion Picture||Nominated|
- Hoffman, Barbara, "Woody and his sister", The New York Post, October 15, 2011
- "Woody Allen's Sister Says His Daughter Dylan Farrow 'Capitalized' on the #MeToo Movement". People. January 28, 2018.
- Woody Allen; Robert E. Kapsis; Kathie Coblentz (2006). Woody Allen: Interviews. Univ. Press of Mississippi. pp. 23–. ISBN 978-1-57806-793-0.
- "Martin Konigsberg, 100, Woody Allen's Father". The New York Times. Retrieved August 9, 2015.
- Toy, Vivian S. "Living In Midwood, Brooklyn". The New York Times. Retrieved August 9, 2015.
- "Paid Notice: Deaths ARONSON, SIDNEY". The New York Times. Retrieved August 9, 2015.
- "Paid Notice: Deaths ARONSON, SIDNEY". New York Times. May 19, 2002. Retrieved August 8, 2012.