Born in Midland, Texas, July 23, 1961, Academy Award-nominated
and Emmy Award-winning actor Woodrow Tracy Harrelson is better
known as Woody Harrelson the actor and playwright. He is the son of
Diane and Charles Voyde Harrelson. Woody spent his childhood in
Midland until he moved to his mother's native city, Lebanon, Ohio in
1973 when he was twelve.
Harrelson attended Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana, where he
joined the Sigma Chi fraternity. Harrelson is widely known for his
work on the NBC sitcom Cheers. He played bartender Woody
Boyd, from Hanover, Indiana, where Harrelson attended college. For
this role, Harrelson was nominated for five Emmy Awards, winning
once in 1989.
Harrelson co-stars in the Netflix film The Highwaymen.
The film follows Frank Hamer and Maney Gault (played by Kevin
Costner and Woody Harrelson), two former Texas Rangers who attempt
to track down and apprehend notorious criminals Bonnie and Clyde in