Woody Harrelson

Biography

Woodrick Tracy "Woody" Harrelson (born July 23, 1961) is an American actor and comedian. Harrelson's breakthrough role came in the television sitcom Cheers as bartender Woody Boyd. 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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Woodrick Tracy "Woody" Harrelson (born July 23, 1961) is an American actor and comedian. Harrelson's breakthrough role came in the television sitcom Cheers as bartender Woody Boyd. 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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Gender Male

Known Credits 97

Birthday 1961-07-23

Place of Birth Midland - Texas - USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 War for the Planet of the Apes as Colonel
2017 Suburbicon
2017 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri as Sheriff Bill Willoughby
2017 The Glass Castle as Rex Walls
2016 Wilson as Wilson
2016 LBJ as Lyndon B. Johnson
2016 The Edge of Seventeen
2016 The Duel as Abraham Brant
2016 Now You See Me 2 as Merritt McKinney
2016 Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows
2016 Triple 9 as Sergeant Detective Jeffrey Allen
2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 as Haymitch Abernathy
2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 as Haymitch Abernathy
2014 True Detective(8 episodes) as Martin Hart
2013 Out of the Furnace as Harlan DeGroat
2013 David Blaine: Real or Magic as Himself
2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire as Haymitch Abernathy
2013 Free Birds as Jake (voice)
2013 Now You See Me as Merritt McKinney
2012 Seven Psychopaths as Charlie
2012 How to Make Money Selling Drugs as Himself
2012 The Hunger Games as Haymitch Abernathy
2012 Game Change as Steve Schmidt
2011 Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis as Himself
2011 Rampart as Dave Brown
2011 Bunraku as The Bartender
2011 Friends with Benefits as Tommy Bollinger
2011 The (R)evolution of Immortal Technique as Himself
2011 Ethos as Host
2009 The Messenger as Tony Stone
2009 2012 as Charlie Frost
2009 Zombieland as Tallahassee
2009 Defendor as Arthur Poppington / Defendor
2009 Simply Raw as Himself
2008 Seven Pounds as Ezra Turner
2008 Management as Jango
2008 Surfer, Dude as Jack
2008 Hempsters: Plant the Seed as Himself
2008 Semi-Pro as Monix
2008 Transsiberian as Roy
2008 Sleepwalking as Randall
2007 No Country for Old Men as Carson Wells
2007 Raw for Life as Himself
2007 Battle in Seattle as Dale
2007 The Grand as One Eyed Jack Faro
2007 The Walker as Carter Page III
2007 Nanking as Bob Wilson
2006 A Prairie Home Companion as Dusty
2006 A Scanner Darkly as Ernie Luckman
2006 Free Jimmy as Roy Arnie (voice)
2005 The Outsider as Himself
2005 The Big White as Raymond Barnell
2005 The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio as Kelly Ryan
2005 Go Further as Himself
2005 North Country as Bill White
2004 After the Sunset as Stan Lloyd
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(1 episode)
2003 Celebrities Uncensored(2 episodes)
2003 Scorched as Jason 'Woods' Valley
2003 Anger Management as Galaxia / Security Guard Gary
2003 Real Time with Bill Maher(1 episode)
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
1999 Play It to the Bone as Vince Boudreau
1999 Grass as Narrator
1999 EDtv as Ray Pekurny
1998 The Hi-Lo Country as Big Boy Matson
1998 The Thin Red Line as Sgt. William Keck
1998 Will & Grace(8 episodes)
1998 Palmetto as Harry Barber
1997 Wag the Dog as Sergeant William Schumann
1997 Welcome to Sarajevo as Flynn
1996 The People vs. Larry Flynt as Larry Flynt
1996 Spin City(1 episode)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode)
1996 Kingpin as Roy Munson
1996 Sunchaser as Dr. Michael Reynolds
1996 E! True Hollywood Story(2 episodes)
1995 Money Train as Charlie
1994 Natural Born Killers as Mickey Knox
1994 The Cowboy Way as Pepper Lewis
1993 Frasier(1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 Indecent Proposal as David Murphy
1992 White Men Can't Jump as Billy Hoyle
1991 Ted & Venus as Homeless Vietnam Veteran
1991 Doc Hollywood as Hank Gordon
1991 L.A. Story as Harris' Boss
1990 Mother Goose Rock 'N Rhyme as Lou the Lamb
1990 Cool Blue as Dustin
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1988 Killer Instinct as Charlie Long
1987 Bay Cove as Slater
1986 Wildcats as Krushinski
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(1 episode)
1982 Cheers(299 episodes) as Woody Boyd
1975 Saturday Night Live(2 episodes)
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode)

Production

2014 True Detective(16 episodes) … Executive Producer

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