Woody Harrelson Biography

Woodrow Tracy "Woody" Harrelson is an American actor, activist, double Academy Award nominee, seven time Emmy Award nominee and one time winner.

His breakout role came in 1985, joining the television sitcom Cheers as bartender Woody Boyd, for which he earned five Emmy Award nominations. Some notable film characters include basketball hustler Billy Hoyle in White Men Can't Jump, one-handed bowler Roy Munson in Kingpin, serial killer Mickey Knox in Natural Born Killers, magazine publisher Larry Flynt in The People vs. Larry Flynt, and country singer Dusty in A Prairie Home Companion.

For The People vs. Larry Flynt and The Messenger, Harrelson earned Academy Award nominations for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, respectively. In 2014, he starred in the HBO crime drama True Detective with Matthew McConaughey. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Woody Harrelson
Full Name:
Woodrow Tracy Harrelson
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Businessperson, Television producer
Date of Birth:
July 23, 1961 (60)
Astrological Sign:
Leo
Marriages
Woody Harrelson Timeline
  • 1996-06-01
    Woody Harrelson is arrested in Lee County, Kentucky, after he symbolically planted four hemp seeds to challenge the state law which did not distinguish between industrial hemp and marijuana
  • 2014-01-12
    "True Detective", a crime-drama starring Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey, debuts on HBO
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