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Woody Harrelson

Actor, Activist
Woody Harrelson’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $65 Thousand
Residence: Midland
Country: United States
BirthDay: 23 July 1961
Sigh: Leo
Height: 1.78 m
Education: Hanover College (1983)

Woody Harrelson was bornon 23 July 1961 in Midland, American, is Actor, Activist. Woody Harrelson is one of the accomplished actors who has to his credit a long list of successful films, stage shows and television series. Born in Midland, Texas, he aspired to become an actor since his college days. After completing his degree in theatre arts and English, he pursued an acting career. While the NBC sitcom, ‘Cheers’ marked his first television debut, his film career began with an appearance in the film ‘Wildcast’. Since then, there has been no looking back for this highly talented and gregarious actor who found key roles in popular films such as ‘White Men Can’t Jump’, ‘Natural Born Killers’, ‘Indecent Proposal’ and so on. The high point in his career came with the release of the films, ‘The People Vs Larry Flynt’, ‘No Country for Old Men’ and ‘The Messenger’. These three films shaped his career considerably and took it to flying heights. While both ‘The People Vs Larry Flynt’ and ‘The Messenger’ won him Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations, ‘No Country for Old Men’ was a highly successful film winning an Academy Award in Best Film category.


$65 Thousand


He was next seen playing a character in the horror comedy ‘Zombieland’, which he followed up with Roland Emmerich's ‘2012’


In 2010, he starred in the futuristic western martial arts film ‘Bunraku’ and followed up with the film, ‘Friends with Benefits’


In 2008, he tied the nuptials with his long-time girlfriend, Laura Louie


In 2007, his career graph experienced yet another big leap as his film ‘No Country for Old Men’, a crime thriller, went on to bag the prestigious Academy Award


Furthermore, he appeared in the action film, ‘After the Sunset’ and Spike Lee film, ‘She Hate Me’Year 2005 was an eventful one for this talented actor as three of his films were slated to be released


He even concentrated on his stage career and was seen in several plays such as ‘The Rainmaker’, ‘The Late Henry Moss’, ‘On An Average Day’ and ‘This is Our Youth’He returned to the big screen in 2003, with the comedy film, ‘Anger Management’ in which he co-starred with Galaxia


In 1999, he reprised his role of Woody Boyd in the Cheers spin off success Frasier


In 1998, he was seen in the thriller movie Palmetto


He bagged himself couple of lead roles in serious films, beginning with the 1997 war film ‘Welcome to Sarajevo’ and ‘Wag the Dog’ in which he had a featured role


What started off as a mere replacement of the character of Coach played by Nicholas Colasanto in ‘Cheers’, lasted for four seasons until 1989! What’s more, he even earned himself five Emmy Awards nominations, eventually winning one


He made a foray into the big screen while working on ‘Cheers’ with the 1986 released film, ‘Wildcats’, a football comedy in which he made a cameo appearance


In 1985, he made his professional debut with the role of a bartender, Woody Boyd, in the already popular NBC sitcom, ‘Cheers’, which was on its fourth season


In 1983, he passed out with a bachelor degree of arts in theatre arts and English


Woody Harrelson was born on July 23, 1961 to Diane Lou and Charles Voyde Harrelson in Midland, Texas

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