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Woody Harrelson


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.


In 2019 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 the 1930s.


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