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Woody Harrelson


Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning actor Woodrow Tracy 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 ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 21 wins & 72 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

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 2017 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (completed)
Sheriff Bill Willoughby
 2017 Shock and Awe (completed)
Jonathan Landay
 2017/I Wilson
Wilson
 2017/I Lost in London
Woody Harrelson
 2016/I The Duel
Abraham
 2015 U2: Song for Someone (Version 1) (Video short)
Prisoner
 2013 Free Birds
Jake (voice)
 2012 Game Change (TV Movie)
Steve Schmidt
 2009/I 2012
Charlie Frost
 2009 Defendor
Arthur Poppington aka Defendor
 2008 Management
Jango
 2008 Semi-Pro
Monix
 2006 Slipp Jimmy fri
Roy Arnie (English version, voice)
 1999 Edtv
Ray
 1998 Welcome to Hollywood
Woody Harrelson
 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:

Release of the music video for Johnny Cash's 2003 cover of "God's Gonna Cut You Down" (both the song and the video released posthumously); featuring appearances by (in order of appearance): David Allan Coe; Iggy Pop; Kanye West; Chris Martin; Kris Kristofferson; Patti Smith; Terrence Howard; Flea; Q-Tip; Adam Levine; Chris Rock... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 9 Interviews | 11 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

I've found that every time you stand up for something and open your mouth, you alienate someone. I spent a lot of time wanting to become rich and famous, then when I got there, I found it was hollow. What is important to me is my connection with family and friends, and to nature, and to stand up for what I believe in. It really makes you feel good to follow through with your convictions. Granted,... See more »

Trivia:

In 1991 he went to Nairobi, Kenya and lived in a tent on the outskirts of town for a few weeks to experience Africa and get away from it all. See more »

Trademark:

Piercing, blue eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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