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Woody Harrelson


Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award winner Woody Harrelson was born on July 23, 1961 in Midland, Texas, to Diane Lou (Oswald) and Charles Harrelson. He grew up in Lebanon, Ohio, and, after receiving degrees in theater arts and English from Hanover College, had a brief stint in New York theater. He was soon cast as Woody on TV series Cheers (... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 21 wins & 70 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men Carson Wells
(2007)
Cheers
Cheers Woody Boyd / Himself
(1985-1993)
Zombieland
Zombieland Tallahassee
(2009)
Now You See Me
Now You See Me Merritt McKinney
(2013)

Filmography

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 2017 Wilson (completed)
Wilson
 2017 Shock and Awe (pre-production)
Jonathan Landay
 2017 The Glass Castle (post-production)
Rex Walls
 2016 The Edge of Seventeen
Mr. Bruner
 2016/I The Duel
Abraham
 2013 Free Birds
Jake (voice)
 2012 Game Change (TV Movie)
Steve Schmidt
 2009/I 2012
Charlie Frost
 2008 Management
Jango
 2008 Semi-Pro
Monix
 2006 Free Jimmy
Roy Arnie (English version, voice)
 1999 Edtv
Ray Pekurny
 1998 Ellen (TV Series)
Henry
- Ellen: A Hollywood Tribute: Part 2 (1998) ... Henry (uncredited)
 1996 Spin City (TV Series)
Tommy Dugan
- Meet Tommy Dugan (1996) ... Tommy Dugan
 1994 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Woody Boyd
- Fear of Flying (1994) ... Woody Boyd (voice)
 1994 I'll Do Anything
Ground Zero Hero
 1991 Ted & Venus
Homeless Vietnam Veteran
 1991 L.A. Story
Harris' Boss (uncredited)
 1990 Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (TV Movie)
Lou the Lamb
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special)
Woody Boyd
 1990 Cool Blue (Video)
Dustin
 1990 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Woody Boyd
 1989 Dear John (TV Series)
Richard
- Love and Marriage (1989) ... Richard
 1988 Killer Instinct (TV Movie)
Charlie Long
 1988 Mickey's 60th Birthday (TV Movie)
Woody Boyd
 1988 She's Having a Baby
Woody Harrelson (uncredited)
 1987 Bay Coven (TV Movie)
Slater
 1987 Paul Reiser Out on a Whim (TV Movie)
 1978 Harper Valley P.T.A.
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Other Works:

Sings backing vocals on the 2003-song "Little Brother" by Hootie & The Blowfish. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 9 Interviews | 9 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

Well for six years during Cheers (1982), I couldn't get another job. So I was getting to the mindset of, 'Wow, so this is it. I thought the career was just starting and apparently it's just over.' Fortunately then, I got a role in Doc Hollywood (1991) and then White Men Can't Jump (1992). Those I was doing during my hiatus from Cheers (1982), and then I did Indecent Proposal (1993) during my last... See more »

Trivia:

Was set to star in the Danny Boyle's firefighter drama "Worcester Cold Storage" with Ed Harris, but the project never came to fruition. See more »

Trademark:

Southern accent

Star Sign:

Leo

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