Top 5000
Up 227 this week

Woody Harrelson

Academy Award-nominee 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 (1982), which wound up being ... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Woody Harrelson? Add or change photos

Get Streaming for the Holidays

Revisit cherished classics and discover new titles. We're serving up what you need to stay warm and full of cheer all season long.

Visit our Holiday Streaming section

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 people
created 05 Feb 2012
a list of 49 people
created 19 May 2013
a list of 25 people
created 09 Dec 2013
a list of 31 images
created 15 Aug 2014
a list of 22 people
created 09 Sep 2014

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Woody Harrelson's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 19 wins & 65 nominations. See more awards »

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Actor (85 credits)
 2016 Besties (filming)
 2016 Wilson (post-production)
 2015 By Way of Helena (completed)
Abraham Brant
 2013 Free Birds
Jake (voice)
 2012 Game Change (TV Movie)
Steve Schmidt
 2009/I 2012
Charlie Frost
 2008 Management
 2008 Semi-Pro
 2006 Free Jimmy
Roy Arnie (English version, voice)
 1999 Edtv
Ray Pekurny
 1998 Ellen (TV Series)
- 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 Cool Blue (Video)
 1989 Dear John (TV Series)
- Love and Marriage (1989) ... Richard
 1989 True Believer
Man in Dodd's office (uncredited)
 1988 Killer Instinct (TV Movie)
Charlie Long
 1988 She's Having a Baby
Woody Harrelson (uncredited)
 1987 Bay Coven (TV Movie)
 1987 Paul Reiser Out on a Whim (TV Movie)
 1978 Harper Valley P.T.A.
Extra (uncredited)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (10 credits)
Show Show Self (126 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (21 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

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 »


5' 9½" (1.77 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I was in a taxi the other night, and we started talking about life and the taxi driver goes, "Chaos and creativity go together. If you lose one per cent of your chaos, you lose your creativity." I said that's the most brilliant thing I've heard. I needed to hear that years ago. See more »


Activist for the legalization of marijuana. See more »


Southern accent

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
is he actually gay? Coolkyle
Give me your Top 5 best Woody movies ysoserious84
he is so hot sploosh-2
Worst Reddit AMA ever Jamie-70
Why do people think he's funny? pyrocitor
He hasn`t produce or directed before... awms09
Discuss Woody Harrelson on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page