STARmeter
Top 500
Down 29 this week

Woody Harrelson


Academy Award-nominee Woody Harrelson was born on July 23, 1961 in Midland, Texas. 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 one of the most-popular TV shows ever and ... 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

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 people
created 06 Sep 2011
 
a list of 38 people
created 10 Dec 2011
 
a list of 27 people
created 01 Jun 2012
 
a list of 30 people
created 07 Oct 2012
 
a list of 44 people
created 15 Mar 2013
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Woody Harrelson.

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 21 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (77 credits)
 2013 Free Birds
Jake (voice)
 2012 Game Change (TV Movie)
Steve Schmidt
 2009/I 2012
Charlie Frost
 2008 Management
Jango
 2008 Semi-Pro
Monix
 2006 Free Jimmy
Roy Arnie (English version, voice)
 1999 Edtv
Ray Pekurny
 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 Cool Blue (Video)
Dustin
 1989 Dear John (TV Series)
Richard
- 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)
Slater
 1987 Paul Reiser Out on a Whim (TV Movie)
 1978 Harper Valley P.T.A.
Extra (uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (9 credits)
Show Show Self (113 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (20 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Biloxi Blues (1985). Comedy. Written by Neil Simon. Scenic Design by David Mitchell. Costume Design by Ann Roth. Lighting Design by Tharon Musser. Sound Design by Tom Morse. Directed by Gene Saks. Neil Simon Theatre: 28 Mar 1985- 28 Jun 1986 (524 performances + 12 previews that began on 19 Mar 1985). Cast: Matthew Broderick (as... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 9 Interviews | 9 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I am not loving Obama - he made this statement when they were talking about trying to accomplish with the new legislation about global warming and he said "Let's not let great be the enemy of good." That just stayed with me and haunted me. "Great be the enemy of good" - let's not make great, firm international legislation and try to settle for what we can get. Lyndon Johnson probably would have ... 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:

Southern accent

Star Sign:

Leo

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Great Actor montrossboc-1
is he actually gay? Coolkyle
he is so hot sploosh-2
Give me your Top 5 best Woody movies ysoserious84
Worst Reddit AMA ever Jamie-70
Why do people think he's funny? pyrocitor
Discuss Woody Harrelson on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page