Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson is known as an American actor. He is most famous for his roles in 'Natural Born Killers,' 'The People vs. Larry Flynt', and True Detective.'

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Background and Age

Woodrow Tracy Harrelson was born on July 23, 1961 in Midland, Texas. His guardians are Charles and Diane Harrelson. Harrelson's father went to jail on a homicide conviction when Harrelson was just seven, leaving Woody's mom, a lawful secretary, to raise him and his two siblings in Lebanon, Ohio. Harrelson was raised with a solid foundation, which helped him procure a grant to Hanover College, a Presbyterian foundation in Indiana.

In 1983 Harrelson earned a four year college education in English and performing arts, after which he made a beeline for New York City to pursue acting. His career started as an understudy in the Neil Simon play Biloxi Blues and as an extra in different movies and network shows.

Career and Net Worth

Woody Harrelson's enormous break came in 1985, when he was given a role as sweet bartender Woody Boyd on the mainstream sitcom Cheers. His performance earned him five Emmy nominations and a win for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Harrelson moved into film and has had a noteworthy run, in movies including Natural Born Killers, The Thin Red Line, No Country for Old Men and the Hunger Games franchise. Harrelson has also won honors for his role on the HBO crime series True Detective.

On True Detective, Harrelson played Detective Marty Hart opposite of Matthew McConaughey, and the two actors filled in as official producers. The show, a dim and climatic crime drama, pulled in an entirely different collection of fans for Harrelson. It additionally earned the actor an Emmy nomination for Best Actor.

Staying occupied with high-profile projects, Harrelson in 2017 featured as the Colonel in War for the Planet of the Apes and President Lyndon B. Johnson in Rob Reiner's political drama LBJ. In July 2019, the trailer for the sequel to popular zombie comedy, Zombieland was released to the delight of fans. Woody will make his return to the film as Tallahassee.

Marriage, Wife and Kids

Harrelson was quickly married to Nancy Simon, the little girl of playwright Neil Simon in 1985 during a trek to Tijuana, Mexico. They wanted to dissolve the marriage and separated in 1986. In December 2008, Harrelson married long-lasting sweetheart and former assistant Laura Louie in a private function in Costa Rica. Louie is as of now a partner in their production organization, Children at Play, and co-founded their wellbeing sustenance eatery and oxygen bar, 02, which was located in Los Angeles. They currently dwell in Maui, Hawaii with their three little girls, Deni Montana, Zoe Giordano and Makani Ravello.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 23 Jul, 1961
Age: 59 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Midland
Education: Hanover College
Lebanon High School
Gender: Male
Description: American actor
Net Worth 2021: 70 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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