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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
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 1978 Harper Valley P.T.A.
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Music video for Johnny Cash: "God's gonna cut you down". See more »

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

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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I personally get freaked out watching horror films. I liked Shaun of the Dead (2004) because I like horror comedies. But 28 Days Later... (2002)? I was sleepless, man. See more »

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Attended the North County premiere in London, England on Feb. 1st. See more »

Trademark:

Southern accent

Star Sign:

Leo

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