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Woody Harrelson


Academy Award-nominee Woody Harrelson was born on July 23, 1961 in Midland, Texas, to Diane Lou (Oswald) and Charles Voyde 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... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 24 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 By Way of Helena (filming)
Abraham Brant
 2013 Free Birds
Jake (voice)
 2009/I 2012
Charlie Frost
 2008 Management
Jango
 2008 Semi-Pro
Monix
 2006 Free Jimmy
Roy Arnie (English version, voice)
 1999 Edtv
Ray Pekurny
 1994 I'll Do Anything
Ground Zero Hero
 1991 Ted & Venus
Homeless Vietnam Veteran
 1991 L.A. Story
Harris' Boss (uncredited)
 1989 True Believer
Man in Dodd's office (uncredited)
 1988 She's Having a Baby
Woody Harrelson (uncredited)
 1978 Harper Valley P.T.A.
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5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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I never was disillusioned with acting because I love acting. But I just felt at one point that I was on a hamster wheel, you know? Just doing movie after movie and thinking so much about career related things and I think missing out on hanging with my friends and family as much I needed to. So I just took some time off. I was maybe going to do two or three years and it turned into five years. But... See more »

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Lives in Hawaii [2006]. See more »

Trademark:

Southern accent

Star Sign:

Leo

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