Woody Harrelson is an American actor known for the series Cheers and True Detective and the movies Natural Born Killers and The People vs. Larry Flynt, among others.
About Woody Harrelson
Woody Harrelson is an American actor, writer and producer known for his numerous roles in both comedic and dramatic films. He has been nominated for two Academy Awards as well as four Golden Globe Awards, and has won one Emmy Award. Woody got his start on the hit sitcom Cheers, where he played Woody Boyd from 1985-1993. Woody’s breakout role was in Oliver Stone’s Natural Born Killers in 1994, followed by the hit comedy film Kingpin in 1996.
He gained mainstream recognition with roles such as Mickey Knox in the dark crime satire Natural Born Killers (1994), Larry Flynt in The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996), and Tallahassee in Zombieland (2009). Woody has also starred in several critically acclaimed dramas such as The Messenger (2009) and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017). His more recent works include Venom (2018), Coffee & Kareem (2020) and Zack Snyder’s Justice League 2021. Woody will star opposite of Jennifer Lawrence in the upcoming Netflix drama Don’t Look Up.
Woodrow Tracy Harrelson was born on July 23, 1961 in Midland, Texas, United States.
He was the unforgettable Woody Boyd in the 80′ series Cheers and later, he starred in films such as The People vs. Larry Flynt -he was nominated for the Academy Award for this film-, Natural Born Killers, Zombieland and many others.
In his private life, he is an active pacifist.
Woody Harrelson Quotes
In the courtroom, it’s where a lawyer really becomes an actor. There’s a very fine line between delivering a monologue in a play and delivering a monologue to a jury. I’ve always felt that way – I’ve been in a lot of courtrooms. The best lawyers are really theatrical.
I had a hard time with that hockey. I hadn’t grown up skating, so that was my biggest challenge. We worked on it and worked on it. But then when we first shot it, it was so hard for me.