Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson

Age
59
Birthday
Jul. 23rd, 1961
Born in
Midland, Texas, USA
Height
5' 10

Woody Harrelson's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
True Detective TV Show
True Detective
Cheers TV Show
Cheers
The Emmy Awards TV Show
The Emmy Awards
The Directors TV Show
The Directors
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



BIOGRAPHY:

Woody Harrelson grew up in Lebanon, Ohio. He received degrees in theatre arts and English from Hanover College, Indiana. His career began in New York theatre as an understudy in 'Neil Simon' Biloxi Blues. Within months, he was cast as Woody on the hit TV series, Cheers (1982). Due to conflicts with his TV schedule, Harrelson found it difficult to cross-over to films.

His first appearance was in Wildcats (1986) with 'Goldie Hawn'.
His next movie, Cool Blue (1990) (V), was releases directly to video.
He followed with two cameos, which went uncredited. Meanwhile, he continued to be active in theatre in L.A.: Zoo Story, 2 on 2 (his own basketball drama), Brooklyn Laundry with 'Glenn Close' and 'Laura Dern'.

In 1991, Doc Hollywood (1991) gave him his first widely-seen movie role.
The following year, White Men Can't Jump (1992), with 'Wesley Snipes' established him as a box-office draw.

He followed immediatly with two hits
Indecent Proposal (1993)
Natural Born Killers (1994)

Harrelson lives with his former assistant, Laura Louie, and their 3 daughters.


TRIVIA:
  • Admits to having been a sex addict.
  • He is the first and, as of 2005, only regular cast member from _"Cheers" (1982)_ (qv) to receive a nomination for an Academy Award.
  • Wanted to play Jake Brigance in _A Time to Kill (1996)_ (qv), but author 'John Grisham' (qv) objected to his casting.
  • Claims to have had 17 jobs in one year.
  • Good friends with the 'Red Hot Chili Peppers' (qv).
  • Daughters: Deni Montana Harrelson (born March 5, 1994), Zoe Giordano Harrelson (born September 22, 1996) and Makani Ravello Harrelson (born June 3, 2006).
  • Lives in Hawaii [2006].
  • Close friend of 'Michael J. Fox (I)' (qv).


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