Apr. 18th, 1947
Vernal, Utah, USA
Guest TV Roles
Patrick 'Sully' Sullivan
James Woods (Voiced)
Dr. Nate Lennox
James Woods grew up in Warwick, Rhode Island, USA, where he graduated from Pilgrim High School in 1965 near the top of his class. Afterwards, he attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. He dropped out to pursue his acting career shortly before his scheduled graduation in 1969.
- Is ambidextrous (as seen in _The Virgin Suicides (1999)_ (qv), writes on chalkboard with both hands).
- 2001: While on a commercial flight from Boston to Los Angeles in August, he noticed a group of men acting suspiciously on the plane and informed a flight attendant that he felt they were planning to hijack the plane. He has thus been in several interviews with FBI agents since the September 11 attacks.
- Visits his family in Rhode Island frequently.
- 10/15/98: Received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- Fired his agent for not telling him of 'Quentin Tarantino' (qv)'s offer to star as Mr. Orange/Freddie in _Reservoir Dogs (1992)_ (qv).
- He plays a character who works for 'Richard Nixon' (qv) in _Nixon (1995)_ (qv) and played one of a band of men who wore Nixon masks when they robbed a police depository in _Best Seller (1987)_ (qv).
- Brother of actor 'Michael Jeffrey Woods' (qv).
- Childhood friend of Wall Street Journal personal technology columnist Walt Mossberg.