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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
Cheers Woody Boyd / Himself
Zombieland Tallahassee
Now You See Me
Now You See Me Merritt McKinney


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 2017 Wilson (completed)
 2017 Shock and Awe (filming)
Jonathan Landay
 2017 The Glass Castle (post-production)
Rex Walls
 2016 The Edge of Seventeen
Mr. Bruner
 2016/I The Duel
 2013 Free Birds
Jake (voice)
 2009/I 2012
Charlie Frost
 2008 Management
 2008 Semi-Pro
 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)
 1988 She's Having a Baby
Woody Harrelson (uncredited)
 1978 Harper Valley P.T.A.
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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 »

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


5' 9½" (1.77 m)

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[on a scary moment in Dubrovnik] These guys were coming down from the hillside. They were the toughest-looking motherf***ers you ever saw - some kind of Croatian judo gang or something - and they were coming down basically to kill me for being with these red-hot girls. They were ready to tear me apart, and it got mind-blowingly tense. But then one of these f***ing guys recognises me from American... See more »


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