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Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson, April 2007
Born Woodrow Tracy Harrelson
July 23, 1961 (1961-07-23) (age 48)
Midland, Texas, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1985–present
Spouse(s) Nancy Simon (1985–1986)
Laura Louie (2008–present)
.Woodrow Tracy "Woody" Harrelson (born July 23, 1961) is an American actor.^ Born Woodrow Tracy Harrelson, July 23, 1961 in Midland, Texas (USA) .

^ Woody Harrelson: I'm an American tired of American lies .
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^ Woody Harrelson is anything but an American.

.Harrelson's breakthrough role came in the television sitcom Cheers as bartender Woody Boyd.^ Harrelson's breakthrough role came in the classic sitcom Cheers as Woody Boyd.
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^ He is probably best known for his role in the classic sitcom Cheers as Woody Boyd.
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^ Woody Harrelson was Woody Boyd in Cheers: Season 11 What role did Woody Harrelson portray in Cheers: Season 10 ?
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Notable film characters include basketball hustler Billy Hoyle in White Men Can't Jump, bowler Roy Munson in Kingpin, serial killer Mickey Knox in Natural Born Killers, magazine publisher Larry Flynt in The People vs. Larry Flynt, country singer Dusty in A Prairie Home Companion, bounty hunter Carson Wells in No Country for Old Men, Tallahassee in Zombieland, blind piano player/meat salesman Ezra Turner in Seven Pounds, Charlie Frost in 2012, and "Tony" Stone in The Messenger. For The People vs. Larry Flint and The Messenger, Harrelson earned Academy Award nominations for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, respectively.

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Early life

.Harrelson was born in Midland, Texas, the son of Diane Lou (née Oswald) and Charles Voyde Harrelson, who divorced in 1964; he has two brothers, Jordan and Brett, the latter of whom is a professional motorcycle racer.^ Wikipedia: Harrelson was born in Midland, Texas, the son of Diane Lou (née Oswald) and Charles Voyde Harrelson, who divorced in 1964; he has two brothers, Jordan and Brett, the latter of whom is a professional motorcycle racer.
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^ Harrelson was born in Midland, Texas to Charles Voyde Harrelson and Diane Lou Oswald, who divorced in 1964; he has two brothers, Jordan and Brett, who is a professional motorcycle racer.

^ Charles Harrelson was born in Huntsville, Texas, in 1939.

In 1979, in San Antonio, Federal Judge John H. Wood, Jr. was shot and killed by rifle fire. .Harrelson's father, who was a freelance contract killer, was arrested for the killing.^ In 1979, in San Antonio, Federal Judge John H. Wood, Jr. Charles Harrelson, who was a freelance contract killer.
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^ In 1979, in San Antonio, Federal Judge John Howland Wood was shot and killed by rifle fire by Charles Harrelson, who was a free-lance contract killer.
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^ He has told me that he arrived there in the company of Charles Harrelson, father of Woody, who was a notorious hit man for the Mob.

[1] .He was convicted and eventually died during his life sentence in maximum security prison.^ He was convicted and eventually died during his life sentence in maximum security prison.
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^ DENVER, CO (AP)  --   Actor Woody Harrelson's father, Charles Harrelson, died in the Supermax federal prison where he was serving two life sentences for the murder of a federal judge, officials said.

^ Actor Woody Harrelsons father, Charles Harrelson, has died in Supermax prison where he was serving two life sentences for the murder of a federal judge, officials released in a statement Wednesday.

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.Harrelson grew up in Lebanon, Ohio with his mother.^ Woody Harrelson mini-bio : Woody Harrelson grew up in Lebanon, Ohio.
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^ Harrelson grew up in Lebanon, Ohio, with his mother.
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^ Born Woodrow Tracy Harrelson in Midland, Texas, he grew up in Lebanon, Ohio.

.Harrelson attended Lebanon High School, working through much of high school as a wood-carver at Kings Island amusement park.^ HARRELSON: High school.
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^ "When fame came in my direction it was a little bit challenging owing to the fact that I was kind of shy when I was younger, through high school and even into college.
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^ Born in Midland, TX, on July 23, 1961, Harrelson grew up in Lebanon, OH. He began his acting career there, appearing in high-school plays.
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.He later attended Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana, where he became a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity.^ Education :he attended Lebanon High School and later Hanover College in Indiana .
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^ He attended Hanover College in Indiana, majoring in theater arts and English.
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^ Harrelson attended Hanover College in Indiana, where he studied drama.

He received a bachelor of arts in theater arts and English in 1983.

Career

Television career

.Harrelson is widely known for his work on the NBC sitcom Cheers.^ Harrelson's breakthrough role came in the classic sitcom Cheers as Woody Boyd.
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^ Harrelson`s breakthrough role came in the television sitcom Cheers as bartender Woody Boyd.
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^ But nobody from that classic sitcom, which wrapped in 1993 after 11 years on NBC, has tackled challenging movie roles or lived a free-spirited existence the way Harrelson has.
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.He played bartender Woody Boyd, who replaced Coach (played by Nicholas Colasanto, who died in the third season).^ Woody Harrelson played Woody Boyd in Cheers: Season 10 Who did Woody Harrelson play in Cheers: Season 09 ?
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.He joined the cast in 1985 for season four and lasted eight seasons (1985-1993) on the show.^ He showed up on the radar, of course, via TV’s Cheers, where he played loopy bartender Woody Boyd for eight seasons, winning an Emmy Award in the process.
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.For this role, Harrelson was nominated for five Emmy Awards, winning once in 1989. His character of Boyd was said to be from Hanover, Indiana, the town where Harrelson attended college.^ Woody Harrelson "attended Hanover College in Indiana, majoring in theater arts and English.
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^ He attended Hanover College in Indiana, majoring in theater arts and English.
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^ The role garnered five Emmy nominations and one win, in 1989.
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.In 1999, Harrelson guest-starred in the Cheers spin-off success Frasier, in which he reprised the role of Woody Boyd.^ In 1999, Harrelson, a vegan, received another Emmy nomination for reprising the role of Woody Boyd in a guest appearance on Frasier .
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.Harrelson was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for this performance.^ The performance earned Harrelson an Oscar nomination.
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^ For his performance he received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
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^ Woodrow Tracy "Woody" Harrelson (born July 23, 1961) is an American Emmy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated actor.
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He appeared in several 2001 episodes of Will and Grace as Grace's new boyfriend.
.In the November 12, 2009 episode of the Comedy Central show The Colbert Report, Harrelson was interviewed by Stephen Colbert to promote his movie The Messenger.^ Tags stephen colbert , woody harrelson .
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^ By Neil Miller on November 12, 2009 .

^ November 12, 2009 .
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.In response to Colbert's questioning of his support for the troops, Harrelson agreed to let Colbert shave his head on camera.^ Woody Harrelson’s case, shaving his head, with the help of Stephen Colbert.
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^ Colbert was reprising that incident when he asked Woody to shave his head in support of the troops.
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^ Colbert shaved his head when he went over to Iraq .
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Movie career

.While still working on Cheers, Harrelson pursued a film career.^ From there on, films have been Harrelson's career.

^ From starring in the hit television show Cheers to a film like White Men Can't Jump , Harrelson created such iconic characters that he's had a hard time escaping from them.
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^ After obtaining an English and theatrical arts degree in 1983 from Hanover College, Indiana, Harrelson went to New York City to pursue a career in acting.
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.His first movie had been Wildcats, a football comedy in 1986 with Goldie Hawn.^ His first film was 1986's Wildcats with Goldie Hawn.
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^ What was that movie he was in in the 80s with Goldie Hawn?
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^ While studying acting in earnest, Harrelson attended Indiana's Hanover College; following his graduation, he had his first speaking part (one line only) in the 1986 Goldie Hawn vehicle Wildcats .

.Harrelson reunited and became friends with Wesley Snipes and starred with him in the box-office hit White Men Can't Jump and Money Train.^ Harrelson starred with Wesley Snipes in the hilarious comedy White Men Can't Jump.
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^ Snipes and Harrelson reunited for MONEY ..
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^ Harrelson started with starred with Wesley Snipes in the hilarious comedy "White Men Can't Jump".
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.In 1993 he had a starring role opposite Robert Redford and Demi Moore in the drama Indecent Proposal, which earned him a worst supporting actor Razzie Award.^ He made a formidable romantic leading man, competing with Robert Redford for Demi Moore in "Indecent Proposal."

^ While an understudy in the stage play "Biloxi Blues," he was cast as a dim-bulb bartender on television's "Cheers," a role that eventually earned him an Emmy for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
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^ He's a natural born killer, he's been a porn magazine editor, but he can't jump!  Answer » what movie has this cast: Robert Redford, Demi Moore , Woody harrelson, Seymore Cassel, Oliver Platt, Billy Bob Thorton, Rip Taylor, Kevin West, ?  Answer » Which actress starred alongside Woody Harrelson in the move Natural Born Killers?  Answer » What 2003 comedy starred the following actors and actress?
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After that film's success, Harrelson played Mickey Knox in Oliver Stone's Natural Born Killers and Dr. Michael Raynolds in the Michael Cimino film The Sunchaser. .In 1996, he starred in the comedy Kingpin alongside Randy Quaid and Vanessa Angel.^ Kingpin to Watch Now (1996) Starring: Woody Harrelson , Randy Quaid , Vanessa Angel Director: Bobby Farrelly , Peter Farrelly Certificate: Watch now: £2.49 Run time: 113 minutes In the '70s, Roy Munsen (Woody Harrelson) was a bowling phenomenon.
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^ Kingpin on DVD (1996) Starring: Woody Harrelson , Randy Quaid , Vanessa Angel Director: Peter Farrelly , Bobby Farrelly Certificate: Watch now: £2.49 A washed-up, one-handed former professional bowler thinks he's found his ticket back into the sport.
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^ Lindsay Lohan will star in the independent fantasy comedy 'The Other Side' alongside Woody Harrelson, Giovanni Ribisi, Dave Matthews and Alanis Morissette.

Harrelson's career gained great momentum when he starred in the Milos Forman film The People vs. Larry Flynt, in which he played Larry Flynt, publisher of Hustler magazine. .The film was a success and Harrelson's performance was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for Best Actor.^ The performance earned Harrelson an Oscar nomination.

^ For his performance he received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
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^ Viewed, 7095x, Last Updated 2006-07-17 WOODY HARRELSON received Academy Award ® , Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Nominations as Best Actor for his critically acclaimed portrayal of controversial magazine publisher Larry Flynt in Milos Forman’s drama, “The People Vs.
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.After that, Harrelson was cast in more serious film roles.^ During his time on Cheers , Harrelson also played more serious roles in made-for-TV movies such as Bay Coven (1987), and branched out to the big screen with roles in such films as Casualties of War (1989) and Doc Hollywood (1991).

^ But when the series chose to end its run in 1993, Harrelson proved he was no dummy, taking interesting roles that paired him with some of the greatest directors in film.

^ His next film was a more serious drama, Indecent Proposal (1993), wherein he was miscast as a husband whose wife sleeps with a millionaire in exchange for a fortune.

.He starred in the 1997 war film Welcome to Sarajevo and also in 1997 had a featured role as Sergeant Schumann in Wag the Dog.^ Wag the Dog (1997) more movies like this .
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^ His first job was as an understudy in "Biloxi Blues" on Broadway, followed by a role in his first feature film, Wildcats (1986), starring Goldie Hawn.Additional theater credits include the Off-Broadway production of "The Boys Next Door".
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^ Film and TV star Jonathan Rhys Meyers reportedly got into a war of words with French police, leaving many to believe the rehabbed actor is drinking again.
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In 1998, Harrelson starred in the thriller Palmetto and played Sergeant Keck in The Thin Red Line, a war film nominated for seven Academy Awards in 1999.
.Harrelson made other films such as The Hi-Lo Country and portrayed Ray Pekurny in the comedy EDtv.^ From starring in the hit television show Cheers to a film like White Men Can't Jump , Harrelson created such iconic characters that he's had a hard time escaping from them.
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^ Other Harrelson films that were widely received by audiences around the World include North Country, Edtv and Wag the Dog.
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.Also in 1999, he appeared as boxer Vince Boudreau in the Ron Shelton film Play It to the Bone.^ In 2000, Harrelson starred in White Men collaborator Ron Shelton's boxing drama Play It to the Bone as an aspiring boxer who travels to Las Vegas to find fame and fortune, but ends up competing against his best friend ( Antonio Banderas ).

^ Daniel) As far as Woody goes, he played the ringer in the 1992 film "White Men Can't Jump," and appeared to be a b-ball expert in the film.
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^ Play It To The Bone on DVD (1999) Starring: Woody Harrelson , Antonio Banderas , Lucy Liu Director: Ron Shelton Certificate: Shelton turns his sports-minded attention to the world of boxing in this road trip comedy.
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.Harrelson didn't appear in movies again until 2003 when he co-starred as Security Guard Gary in the comedy film Anger Management.^ Anger Management (2003) more movies like this .
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^ Who didn’t love specials like Mother Goose’s Rock N’ Rhyme featuring stars like Bobby Brown , Woody Harrelson , Blondie , and Howie Mandel ?
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^ His first film was Wildcats, with Goldie Hawn, in 1986 but his breakthrough role didn’t come until Indecent Proposal in 1993.
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.He appeared in the action film After the Sunset and the comedy She Hate Me.^ Comedy gets retrofitted every few years, while the action film scours the globe for as much...
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.In 2005, Harrelson was in The Big White and North Country.^ Kelly Ryan North Country (2005) ....
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^ Woody Harrelson Finds Warmth In 'North Country' - Entertainment News Story - WEWS Cleveland .
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^ Woody Harrelson Finds Warmth In 'North Country' - Entertainment News Story - WDIV Detroit Special Coverage 2010 Olympics .
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.Also in 2005 he appeared as Kelly Ryan, husband of a contest-obsessed woman in the film The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio.^ The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005) more movies like this .
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^ And this movie The Prize Winner of Defiance Ohio that's coming out now.
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^ The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio was based on the best-selling memoir by Terry Ryan, who was the sixth of Evelyn Ryan's ten kids.

.Harrelson made two films in 2006, the animated film version of Free Jimmy and also A Scanner Darkly.^ Starring: Woody Harrelson ,  Cheryl Hines , ( more ) Free Jimmy 2006     A drug-addled elephant is on the run from people who either want to help him or kill him in this dark computer-animated comedy that is decidedly not for children.

^ A Scanner Darkly (2006) more movies like this .
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^ Harrelson has appeared in more than two dozen films over the past three years, with more in the pipeline, and three of them are piling up on top of each other this fall.
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.In 2007 he played Carter Page III, escort of privileged Washington D.C. women, in the film The Walker.^ Woody Harrelson stars as Carter Page III, an overtly gay, Virginia senator's son, paid as an asexual escort of middle-aged women in the upper-crust  Read More .
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.In the Oscar-winning 2007 crime thriller No Country for Old Men, Harrelson had a small but key role as Carson Wells, a bounty hunter.^ No Country for Old Men (2007) more movies like this .
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^ Harrelson was nominated for best actor for his role in "The People vs. Larry Flynt," and recent screen credits include "No Country for Old Men" and "Seven Pounds."
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^ Oscar-nominated, Emmy-winning actor—and animal defender extraordinaire— Woody Harrelson might have played the laid-back Carson Wells in No Country for Old Men , but he was almost as mad as his controversial character Mickey Knox when he learned about deadly medical training exercises involving cats at Texas Tech .
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.The film won Best Picture and Best Director for Joel Coen and Ethan Coen.^ Acclaimed filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen deliver their most gripping and ambitious film yet in this...
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^ Directors: Joel Coen , Ethan Coen Release Date: 2007-11-09 - Limited Release Distributor(s): Miramax Films .
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^ George Clooney Joel & Ethan Coen Joel Coen & Ethan Coen Chuck Comisky Michael Corrente Wes Craven Emanuele Crialese Oliver Curtis John Dahl John Daly .
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.Harrelson also won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Cast, along with Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin and Kelly Macdonald.^ Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role The 10th Annual American Comedy Awards (1996) (TV) ....
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^ Joe Pascal: Mr. Harrelson is best known for the Midwestern bartender, Woody Boyd on the television series "Cheers" which he won an Emmy.
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^ Actors: Channing Tatum , Michael Peña , Woody Harrelson , Michael Pitt , Toby Jones .
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.In 2008, Harrelson appeared in several films, among them the Will Ferrell basketball comedy Semi-Pro and the Will Smith stark drama Seven Pounds.^ Starring: Will Smith ,  Rosario Dawson , ( more ) Semi-Pro 2008   R   Add Semi-Pro to Queue Add Semi-Pro to top of Queue The American Basketball Association is on the verge of collapse, and when a former NBA benchwarmer returns to his hometown of Flint, MI, to whip his former team into shape for the playoffs, redemption is just a free throw away in this period sports comedy starring Will Ferrell and Woody Harrelson.

^ Views 0 Comments Likes: 2 The music video for "Love me Sexy" from the soundtrack to the film, Semi-Pro.
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^ Harrelson borrows Bardem's No Country hairstyle for Semi-Pro .

.In 2009, he co-starred in the horror comedy Zombieland and Roland Emmerich's 2012 as Charlie Frost, a man who warns of the end of the world.^ New Images from Roland Emmerich's '2012' .
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^ In "2012," he plays a man who prophesies the end of the world.

^ Synopsis: Disaster movie maven Roland Emmerich ( Independence Day , The Day After Tomorrow ) crafts this apocalyptic sci-fi thriller following the prophecy stated by the ancient Mayan calendar, which says that the world will come to an end on December 21, 2012.
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.Also in 2009, Harrelson received significant praise for his performance as Captain Tony Stone in The Messenger.^ Captain Tony Stone (Harrelson) is assigned to the Army’s Casualty Notification service.
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^ Sunday, November 15, 2009 print page email share this comment bookmark text size Woody Harrelson stars in "The Messenger."
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^ Harrelson then went on to give a stunning performance as Mickey Know in Oliver Stone's Natural Born Killers.
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.In what many critics considered to be his best role, Harrelson was nominated for a Satellite Award, an Independent Spirit Award, a Golden Globe Award a Screen Actors Guild Award, and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.^ For his performance he received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
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^ Harrelson was nominated for best actor for his role in "The People vs. Larry Flynt," and recent screen credits include "No Country for Old Men" and "Seven Pounds."
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.Harrelson has also won the Best Supporting Actor award in the 2009 National Board of Review award ceremonies and received accolades from various critics' societies.^ Viewed, 7095x, Last Updated 2006-07-17 WOODY HARRELSON received Academy Award ® , Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Nominations as Best Actor for his critically acclaimed portrayal of controversial magazine publisher Larry Flynt in Milos Forman’s drama, “The People Vs.
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^ Woody Harrelson Filmography Find movie reviews for major Woody Harrelson films, available from various nationwide critics.
  • Woody Harrelson Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 26 January 2010 0:18 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: General]

^ Report Abuse Soerenp1 (10/27/09 at 6:10 PM) Woody Harrelson is one of Hollywoods best actors and also one of the most misjudged and misunderstood.
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Stage career

.In 1999 Harrelson directed his own play, Furthest from the Sun, at the theater de la Juene Luene in Minneapolis.^ Balancing his film and television work, in 1999 Harrelson revived a career long commitment to the theatre by directing his own play, “Furthest from the Sun” at the Theatre de la Juene Lune in Minneapolis.
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^ On the stage, Harrelson understudied in the Neil Simon Broadway comedy Biloxi Blues (he was briefly married to Simon 's daughter Nancy) and at one point wrote a play titled Furthest From the Sun.

.He followed next in Roundabout's Broadway rival at the N. Richard Nash played The Rainmaker in 2000, Sam Shepard's The Late Henry Moss in 2001, John Kolvenbach's On an Average Day opposite Kyle MacLachlan in London's West End in the fall of 2002, and in the summer of 2003, Harrelson directed the Toronto premiere of Kenneth Lonergan's This is Our Youth at the Berkley Street Theater.^ Synopsis: In 2000, director Michael Almereyda brought his film crew to San Francisco to document the rehearsal process for the Magic Theater's production of Sam Shepard 's play The Late Henry Moss, as directed by the playwright himself.
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^ In the winter of 2005/2006 Harrelson returned to London’s West End, starring in Tennessee Williams’ “Night of the Iguana” at the Lyric Theatre.
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^ In 2000, director Michael Almereyda brought his film crew to San Francisco to document the rehearsal process for the Magic Theater's production of Sam Shepard's play The Late Henry Moss, as directed by the playwright himself.
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.In the winter of 2005/2006 Harrelson returned to London's West End, starring in Tennessee Williams' Night of the Iguana at the Lyric Theater.^ Saturday Night Live 25 (USA: twentiefifth season title) - Woody Harrelson/Vanessa Williams (1992) TV episode ....
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^ A couple years ago, I did a production of "Night of the Iguana" in London, and I wasn't really happy with that.

^ Synopsis: This 1992 episode of Saturday Night Live is hosted by Woody Harrelson and features musical guest Vanessa Williams .
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Personal life

.In 1985, Harrelson married Nancy Simon, daughter of playwright Neil Simon, in Tijuana.^ Harrelson began acting onstage, serving as an understudy in 1985 in Broadway’s Biloxi Blues, only to end up marrying (briefly) the playwright Neil Simon’s daughter.
  • Woody Harrelson - Playboy Interview - Woody Harrelson 26 January 2010 0:18 UTC www.flixster.com [Source type: Original source]

^ On the stage, Harrelson understudied in the Neil Simon Broadway comedy Biloxi Blues (he was briefly married to Simon 's daughter Nancy) and at one point wrote a play titled Furthest From the Sun.

^ He first appeared on the New York stage as an understudy in Neil Simon’s “Biloxi Blues.” (Harrelson was briefly married to Simon’s daughter, Nancy.
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The two intended to divorce the following day, but the storefront marriage/divorce parlor was closed when they had returned to it, and the two remained married for ten months.[2]
.On December 28, 2008, Harrelson married Laura Louie, his girlfriend since 1987. The couple have three daughters, Deni Montana (born February 28, 1993), Zoe Giordano (born September 22, 1996), and Makani Ravello (born June 3, 2006).^ The couple have been together for 20 years, and they have three daughters together - Makani Ravello, Zoe Giordano, Deni Montana.
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^ Harrelson married Laura Louie on Sunday December 28.

^ Other days I’ll take the girls [Harrelson and wife Laura Louie, his former assistant, have three daughters—Deni, 16, Zoe, 13, and Makani, three] and go find a waterfall.
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.When announcing Makani's birth, the couple referred to the three as their "goddess trilogy". Laura is his former assistant and a co-founder of Yoganics, an organic food delivery service.^ A notorious ladies’ man during his Cheers days, Harrelson has been married for 10 years to Laura Louie, his former assistant and a co-founder of Yoganics, an organic food delivery service.
  • On the move: Woody Harrelson - Times Online 26 January 2010 0:18 UTC www.timesonline.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Other days I’ll take the girls [Harrelson and wife Laura Louie, his former assistant, have three daughters—Deni, 16, Zoe, 13, and Makani, three] and go find a waterfall.
  • Woody Harrelson - Playboy Interview - Woody Harrelson 26 January 2010 0:18 UTC www.flixster.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Best decision I ever made.” His journey led him to Maui, where he lives with his wife, Laura Louie (an environmental activist and his former assistant), and their three daughters (aged 1 to 15).

[3]
.Harrelson's father, a convicted career criminal and hitman, died in Federal Supermax Prison.^ Woody Harrelson's father, Charles Harrelson, died of a heart attack in the Supermax federal prison where he was serving two life sentences for the murder of a federal judge.Charles Harrelson was convicted of murder in the May 29, 1979, slaying of U.S. District Judge John Wood Jr. San Antonio, Texas, home.
  • Times Square Gossip: IT IS TIME TO BOYCOTT WOODY HARRELSON 26 January 2010 0:18 UTC www.timessquaregossip.com [Source type: General]

^ Actor Woody Harrelson's father, Charles Harrelson, died of a heart attack in the Supermax federal prison where he was serving two life sentences for the murder of a federal judge, officials said Wednesday.

^ Charles Harrelson dies in the federal slam some years ago now.
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.Harrelson tried to have his father's final conviction for murdering a federal judge reversed, but failed.^ Charles Harrelson was convicted of murder in the May 29, 1979, slaying of U.S. District Judge John Wood Jr. San Antonio, Texas, home.

^ Woody Harrelson's father, Charles Harrelson, died of a heart attack in the Supermax federal prison where he was serving two life sentences for the murder of a federal judge.Charles Harrelson was convicted of murder in the May 29, 1979, slaying of U.S. District Judge John Wood Jr. San Antonio, Texas, home.
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^ Actor Woody Harrelson's father, Charles Harrelson, died of a heart attack in the Supermax federal prison where he was serving two life sentences for the murder of a federal judge, officials said Wednesday.

.His father was convicted of murder for hire once before which was related to illegal drug sales, an event which occurred in the late 1960s.^ His father, convicted murderer Charles Harrelson died on March 15th, 2007 in a federal super-maximum prison in Colorado.
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Activist work

Woody Harrelson in 2004
.Harrelson is a supporter and an activist for the legalization of marijuana and hemp.^ Woodstock Universe supports legalization of Marijuana.
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^ Harrelson indicated that he had visited farms in England where industrial hemp is grown legally.
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^ Dear Mr. Harrelson, I'm inviting you to speak about "hemp" at our next MAPP (marijuana anti-prohibition project).

[4] .On June 1, 1996, he was 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.^ With the planting of four French industrial hemp seeds in a Kentucky field, he is challenging the constitutionality of a Kentucky law that fails to distinguish between industrial hemp and marijuana.

^ COUNTERSTATEMENT OF THE CASE On June 1, 1996, Harrelson planted four industrial hemp seeds on a plot of land located in Lee County, Kentucky.
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^ In 1996 he was arrested in Kentucky after symbolically planting four hemp seeds to challenge the state law that failed to distinguish between the type of cannabis plant that can be used in food and materials, and cannabis the drug.
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Harrelson won the case. Since 2003, Harrelson serves as a member on NORML's advisory board.[5]
.Harrelson is also an environmental activist.^ Gill Pringle While most Hollywood actors think buying a common-or-garden Toyota Prius makes them an environmental activist, Woody Harrelson has raised the stakes.
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^ Apart from his on-screen duties, Harrelson has amassed quite a reputation as an environmental activist, war protester and staunch pro-hemp supporter.
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He once scaled the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco with members of North Coast Earth First! group to unfurl a banner that read, "Hurwitz, Aren't ancient redwoods more precious than gold?" in protest of Maxxam Inc/PALCO CEO Charles Hurwitz, who once stated, "He who has the gold, makes the rules".[4][citation needed]
.He once traveled to the west coast in the U.S. on a bike and a domino caravan with a hemp oil-fueled biodiesel bus (the subject of the independent documentary, Go Further) and narrated the documentary Grass.^ Synopsis: Documentary filmmaker Ron Mann joined Hollywood actor/hemp activist Woody Harrelson as the thespian traveled up the West Coast preaching the merits of natural, organic living, the result of which is Mann 's 2003 film, Go Further.
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^ Starring: T-Bone Burnett ,  James Gammon , ( more ) Go Further 2003     Add Go Further to Queue Add Go Further to top of Queue Documentary filmmaker Ron Mann joined Hollywood actor/hemp activist Woody Harrelson as the thespian traveled up the West Coast preaching the merits of natural, organic living, the result of which is Mann's 2003 film, Go Further.

^ That same year, he lent his voice to one of his more passionate causes, acting as the narrator for Grass , a documentary about marijuana.

.Harrelson briefly owned an oxygen bar in West Hollywood called "O2". He is a peace activist, and has often spoken publicly against the 2003 invasion of Iraq.^ Synopsis: Documentary filmmaker Ron Mann joined Hollywood actor/hemp activist Woody Harrelson as the thespian traveled up the West Coast preaching the merits of natural, organic living, the result of which is Mann 's 2003 film, Go Further.
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^ TMZ has learned Woody Harrelson got into it last night at a Los Angeles bar, and police were called.
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^ Harrelson: Well, I'd like to frame it in a different way from "anti-war"; call it "pro-peace."

.Harrelson is also a vegan and raw foodist.^ August 2000] Although he is a vegan, he is a raw foodist (which means he only eats raw and dried foods).
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^ Login or register to post comments As a vegan, raw-foodist, .
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.He did not eat Twinkies for his movie Zombieland, replacing them with vegan faux-Twinkies made from cornmeal.^ Zombieland was made into a movie.
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^ Woody Harrelson is a vegan but the character he plays in his latest film, Zombieland, loves Twinkies.

^ Woody Harrelson's character in the movie "Zombieland" did not have irritable bowel syndrome -- it was the other male character 'Colombus'.
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[6] In October 2009, he was conferred an honorary degree by York University for his contributions in the fields of environmental education, sustainability, and activism.[7]
.He now lives on Maui, Hawaii, in a mostly self-sustained community, neighbors include Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson.^ Home is the Hawaiian island of Maui, where he lives with his wife, Laura, and their three daughters in a small, sustainable community.
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^ The famous neo-hippie Woody Harrelson lives in a sustainable community in Hawaii, grows most of his food, uses only solar power, wears hemp clothes, eschews animal products, and fuels his car with biodiesel.” .

^ But after Willie Nelson, who has a house here, introduced me to the wonders of Maui, I’ve been here ever since.
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[1]

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
1986 Wildcats Krushinski film debut
1987 Bay Coven Slater
1988 Cool Blue Dustin Direct-to-video
Mickey's 60th Birthday Woody Boyd TV-Movie
Killer Instinct Charlie Long TV Movie
1990 L.A. Story Harris' Boss Cameo
Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme Lou the Lamb Cameo
1991 Doc Hollywood Hank Gordon
Ted & Venus Homeless Vietnam Veteran Cameo
1992 White Men Can't Jump Billy Hoyle Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (shared with Rosie Perez)
Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo (shared with Wesley Snipes)
Cheers: Last Call! Woody Boyd NBC special
1993 Indecent Proposal David Murphy MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (shared with Demi Moore)
Razzie Award for worst supporting actor
1994 Natural Born Killers Mickey Knox Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (shared with Juliette Lewis)
Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo (shared with Juliette Lewis)
The Cowboy Way Pepper Lewis
I'll Do Anything Ground Zero Hero
1995 Money Train Charlie
1996 The People vs. Larry Flynt Larry Flynt Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Kingpin Roy Munson
The Sunchaser Dr. Michael Reynolds
1997 Wag the Dog Sgt. William Schumann
Welcome to Sarajevo Jordan Flynn
1998 The Thin Red Line Sgt. Keck
Palmetto Harry Barber
The Hi-Lo Country Big Boy Matson
1999 Play It to the Bone Vince Boudreau
EDtv Ray Pekurny
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Himself Cameo
Grass Himself Narrator
2003 Anger Management Galaxia/Security Gary
Go Further Himself documentary
Scorched Jason 'Woods' Valley
2004 After the Sunset Stanley "Stan" P. Lloyd
She Hate Me Lenald Power
2005 North Country Bill White
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio Leo "Kelly" Ryan Limited
The Big White Raymond "Ray" Barnell
2006 Free Jimmy Roy Arnie (voice) English language version released in 2008
A Scanner Darkly Ernie Luckman
A Prairie Home Companion Dusty Nominated — Gotham Award for Best Ensemble Cast
2007 The Walker Carter Page III
No Country for Old Men Carson Wells
Battle in Seattle Dale
The Grand One Eyed Jack Faro
Nanking Bob Wilson
2008 Semi-Pro Ed Monix
Sleepwalking Randall
Transsiberian Roy Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
Surfer, Dude Jack
Management Jango
Seven Pounds Ezra Turner
2009 The Messenger Anthony 'Tony' Stone Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male
National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor
San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Body of Work<
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
Nominated — Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
Nominated — San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated — Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association for Best Supporting Actor
Zombieland Tallahassee San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Body of Work
Nominated — Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
2012 Charlie Frost San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Body of Work
2010 Defendor Arthur Poppington
Bunraku The Bartender post-production
2011 Zombieland 2 Tallahassee

References

  1. ^ a b "Woody Harrelson's Father Dies in Prison". Associated Press (CBS News). 2007-03-21. http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/03/21/entertainment/main2592684.shtml. 
  2. ^ "Woody Harrelson". hollywood.com. 2007. http://www.hollywood.com/celebrity/Woody_Harrelson/196697. Retrieved 2007-09-09. "whimsically married in Tijuana in 1985 intending to divorce the following day, but when the couple returned to the storefront marriage/divorce parlor, they found it closed because it was Sunday; marriage lasted 10 months; Harrelson would later tell USA TODAY's Tom Green, "We had to get a summary dissolution through Jacoby and Meyers. I think at the time Neil was a little bit worried I might try to go after her money." 
  3. ^ "Woody Harrelson Gets Married in Hawaii". US Weekly. 2008. http://www.usmagazine.com/news/woody-harrelson-gets-married. Retrieved 2008-12-30. "wife Laura Louie: born c. 1965; co-founded Yoganics, an organic food home delivery service in 1996" 
  4. ^ a b "Woody Harrelson – Cannabis activist and personal freedom supporter". e-stoned.com. 2007. http://www.e-stoned.com/rec/79-Woody-Harrelson/. Retrieved 2007-09-09. "among other prominent activists opposed to marijuana prohibition. He has consistently lent his celebrity status to the cause of reforming marijuana laws. Harrelson Backs Medical Pot Growers in California" 
  5. ^ "NORML Advisory Board". NORML. August 25, 2009. http://www.norml.org/index.cfm?Group_ID=5471. Retrieved 13 September 2009. 
  6. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIBQn3hZTN0&feature=sub Woody harrelson Talks About Eating Faux Twinkies. Jimmy Kimmel Live
  7. ^ Activist, actor Woody Harrelson receives honorary degree at York U convocation

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Simple English

Woodrow Tracy "Woody" Harrelson (born July 23, 1961 in Midland, Texas) is an American actor.

He made his movie debut in the 1986 film Wildcats.

Harrelson is a vegan.

Awards

He has won multiple awards including:

  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor - Comedy Series in Cheers
  • MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (shared with Demi Moore) in Indecent Proposal (1993)
  • Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male, National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor and the San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Body of Work in The Messenger (2009)
  • San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Body of Work in Zombieland (2009)
  • San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Body of Work in 2012 (2009)


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