Woody Harrelson biography

Woody Harrelson

Actor, Celebrity

1961 –

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Who is Woody Harrelson?

Woodrow Tracy "Woody" Harrelson is an American actor. Harrelson's breakout role came in the television sitcom Cheers as bartender Woody Boyd. Some notable film characters include basketball hustler Billy Hoyle in White Men Can't Jump, a crippled bowler in Kingpin, serial killer Mickey Knox in Natural Born Killers, magazine publisher Larry Flynt in The People vs. Larry Flynt, country singer Dusty in A Prairie Home Companion, bounty hunter Carson Wells in No Country for Old Men, zombie killer Tallahassee in Zombieland, blind piano player/meat salesman Ezra Turner in Seven Pounds, conspiracy nut Charlie Frost in 2012, a delusional man who believes he is a superhero named Defendor in Defendor, Cpt. Tony Stone in The Messenger, and Haymitch Abernathy in The Hunger Games. For The People vs. Larry Flynt and The Messenger, Harrelson earned Academy Award nominations for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, respectively.

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Born
Jul 23, 1961
Midland
Also known as
  • Woodrow Tracy Harrelson
  • Woodrow Tracy Harrelson
  • Woodrow Tracy Harrelson
  • Woodrow Tracy "Woody" Harrelson
  • Woodrow Tracy Harrelson
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Hanover College
    Theatre
    ( - 1983)
  • English Literature
  • High school, Lebanon High School
Lived in
  • Midland
  • Lebanon
  • Hawaii
  • Hanover

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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