Woody Strode

Actor, Martial Artist

1914 – 1994

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Who was Woody Strode?

Woodrow Wilson Woolwine "Woody" Strode was a decathlete and football star who went on to become a pioneering African-American film actor. He was nominated for a Golden Globe award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Spartacus in 1960. He served in the US Army during World War II.

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Born
Jul 25, 1914
Los Angeles
Also known as
  • Woodrow Wilson Woolwine "Woody" Strode
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of California, Los Angeles
Died
Dec 31, 1994
Glendora
Resting place
Riverside National Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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