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Woody Harrelson

Harrelson at the Zombieland world premiere at Fantastic Fest, September 25, 2009
Personal information
Birth nameWoodrow Tracy Harrelson
Birth dateJuly 23, 1961(age 55)
Place of birthMidland, Texas, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1985 present
SpouseNancy Simon (1985 1986)
Laura Louie (2008 present)
ParentsCharles Harrelson
Diane Lou (née Oswald)

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

Harrelson's breakthrough role came in the television sitcom Cheers as bartender Woody Boyd. Some 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, zombie killer Tallahassee in Zombieland, blind piano player/meat salesman Ezra Turner in Seven Pounds, conspiracy nut Charlie Frost in 2012, a delusional man who believes that he is a superhero named Defendor in Defendor and Cpt. Tony Stone in The Messenger. For The People vs. Larry Flynt and The Messenger, Harrelson earned Academy Award nominations for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, respectively.


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