Woody Harrelson

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Woody was born under the official name Harrelson, Woodrow Tracy on July 23rd, 1961. He has been a credited actor since the 1993 film Indecent Proposal.

Woody Harrelson is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in eleven films including the 2013 crime film Out of the Furnace as the character Harlan DeGroat, the 2011 crime movie Rampart playing David Douglas Brown and the 2009 comedy release Defendor cast as Defendor.

Woody has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in thirty films including: the 2014 adventure film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 as the character Haymitch Abernathy, the 2013 adventure movie Free Birds playing Jake and the 2013 crime release Now You See Me cast as Merritt McKinney.

Woody Harrelson has earned salaries up to $5,500,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2013 adventure film The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, which brought in $425,000,000 at the box office.

Woody is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least eight magazines, captured in more than seven pictorials, interviewed in over nine publications and featured in nine magazine articles.

As an actor Woody Harrelson has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on two occasions. His first nomination was for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his portrayal of Larry Flynt in the 1996 film The People vs. Larry Flynt. Woody Harrelson was also nominated for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Captain Tony Stone in the 2009 movie The Messenger .

Quotes

" I've always believed the road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.

Trivia

Brother of Brett Harrelson and Jordan Harrelson .
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