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Woody Harrelson

 
Date Of Birth:
July 23, 1961 (61)
Birth Place:
Midland, TX, USA
Bio:
Harrelson first became known for his role as bartender Woody Boyd on the NBC sitcom Cheers (1985‚Äď1993), for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series from a total of five nominations. He has also received three Academy Award nominations: Best Actor for ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: July 23, 1961 (61)

Birth Place: Midland, TX, USA

Bio:
Harrelson first became known for his role as bartender Woody Boyd on the NBC sitcom Cheers (1985‚Äď1993), for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series from a total of five nominations. He has also received three Academy Award nominations: Best Actor for ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1999
Bill Starbuck
  [Broadway]
1985
Joseph Wykowski (Standby)
Roy Selridge (Standby)

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Director

Writing

Co-Writer

Woody Harrelson Biography

Harrelson first became known for his role as bartender Woody Boyd on the NBC sitcom Cheers (1985‚Äď1993), for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series from a total of five nominations. He has also received three Academy Award nominations: Best Actor for The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996) and Best Supporting Actor for The Messenger (2009), and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017).




Woody Harrelson News

 FOIL ARMS AND HOG Announces Extra Dates For 2023 Tour Photo FOIL ARMS AND HOG Announces Extra Dates For 2023 Tour
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2022

Foil Arms and Hog have added two extra dates to their Autumn 2023. Hogwash will now open at Theatre Royal Brighton on 28th  September and the dynamic trio have also added an extra date at London's iconic Palladium on 5th October.

Jessica Hecht to Join Laura Linney in the World Premiere of SUMMER, 1976 Photo Jessica Hecht to Join Laura Linney in the World Premiere of SUMMER, 1976
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

Tony Award & Emmy Award Nominee Jessica Hecht will join Tony Award & Academy Award nominee Laura Linney in Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Summer, 1976 written by Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn and directed by Tony winner Daniel Sullivan.

HBO Drama Series TRUE DETECTIVE: NIGHT COUNTRY Begins Production Photo HBO Drama Series TRUE DETECTIVE: NIGHT COUNTRY Begins Production
by Michael Major - Nov 8, 2022

Production is currently underway in Iceland on the HBO Original drama series TRUE DETECTIVE: NIGHT COUNTRY. The series stars Jodie Foster, Kali Reis, John Hawkes, Christopher Eccleston, Fiona Shaw, Finn Bennett, Anna Lambe, Aka Nivi√Ęna, Isabella Star Lablanc, and Joel D. Montgrand.

European Premiere of STAND UP IF YOU'RE HERE TONIGHT to Play La Cave Cafe Starting Th Photo European Premiere of STAND UP IF YOU'RE HERE TONIGHT to Play La Cave Cafe Starting This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 22, 2022

Rohm Literary and American Blues Theater will present the European premiere of a new play, STAND UP IF YOU'RE HERE TONIGHT, written and directed by John Kolvenbach (Olivier Nominee Love Song) and starring Jim Ortlieb (Broadway's The Farnsworth Invention by Aaron Sorkin) and featuring Julie Kalya.

Apple TV+ Announces Holiday Programming Including Peanuts Classics, Fraggle Rock & Mo Photo Apple TV+ Announces Holiday Programming Including Peanuts Classics, Fraggle Rock & More
by Michael Major - Oct 11, 2022

New festive programming from beloved series includes the ‚ÄúFraggle Rock: Back to the Rock‚ÄĚ Night of the Lights holiday special and ‚ÄúSago Mini Friends‚ÄĚ Thanksgiving special premiering on Friday, November 18, and holiday specials from ‚ÄúInterrupting Chicken,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúPretzel and the Puppies,‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúThe Snoopy Show.‚ÄĚ

Apple Original Films Lands THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX, & THE HORSE Short Film Photo Apple Original Films Lands THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX, & THE HORSE Short Film
by Michael Major - Oct 10, 2022

The film, featuring Mackesy‚Äôs distinctive illustrations brought to life in full color with beautiful hand-drawn animation, stars Tom Hollander (‚ÄúThe Night Manager‚ÄĚ) as The Mole, Idris Elba (‚ÄúLuther‚ÄĚ) as The Fox, Golden Globe Award winner Gabriel Byrne (‚ÄúAll Things Bright and Beautiful‚ÄĚ) as The Horse, and newcomer Jude Coward Nicoll as The Boy.¬†

Next Oscar's Dinner Series THERE IS NOTHING LIKE A DAME Set For This Month Photo Next Oscar's Dinner Series THERE IS NOTHING LIKE A DAME Set For This Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2022

Former Las Vegas Mayor and mob attorney, Oscar B. Goodman will hold his next Oscar's Dinner Series, ‚ÄúThere is Nothing Like a Dame,‚ÄĚ at Oscar's Steakhouse at the Plaza Hotel & Casino on Wednesday, Oct. 19, with cocktails in the lounge at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. in the restaurant's newly renovated dining room inside the Plaza's iconic glass dome overlooking the lights of Fremont Street.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of DAVID BLAINE: IN SPADES at the Resorts World Theatre Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of DAVID BLAINE: IN SPADES at the Resorts World Theatre
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 2, 2022

Magician, extreme illusionist and stunt artist, David Blaine, debuted his first-ever residency, DAVID BLAINE: IN SPADES, at the Resorts World Theatre in Las Vegas. Blaine mesmerized the sold-out crowd with never-before-seen acts, awe-inspiring illusions and death-defying stunts. Check out a look inside the opening night festivities below!

Meet the Cast of THE PIANO LESSON, Beginning Previews Tonight! Photo Meet the Cast of THE PIANO LESSON, Beginning Previews Tonight!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2022

The first Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson begins previews tonight, September 19, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre for its 17-week engagement.  Meet the cast bringing this play back to Broadway!

Wayne Brady, Jordin Sparks & More Join DANCING WITH THE STARS Season 31 Photo Wayne Brady, Jordin Sparks & More Join DANCING WITH THE STARS Season 31
by Michael Major - Sep 8, 2022

Wayne Brady, Jordin Sparks, and more will be joined by a Real Housewife, a Bachelorette and a drag queen superstar, and more in season 31 of Dancing With the Stars. Fan-favorite pro dancers Mark Ballas and Louis van Amstel will also make a return to the ballroom. Check out the complete list of contestants and their professional partners below!

Woody Harrelson Videos

VIDEO: Red Hot Chili Pepper's Perform on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON to Ce Videoplay
VIDEO: Red Hot Chili Pepper's Perform on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON to Celebrate New Album Release

by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 2, 2022

Yesterday, the Red Hot Chili Peppers appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to promote their latest release, their twelfth studio album. Unlimited Love [Warner Records] was released yesterday, April 1st. 

VIDEO: Wesley Snipes Talks COMING 2 AMERICA on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! Videoplay
VIDEO: Wesley Snipes Talks COMING 2 AMERICA on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!

by Stage Tube - Mar 5, 2021

Wesley talks about auditioning for the first Coming to America movie several times before the part went to Eriq La Salle, hanging out with Eddie Murphy in New York City, being friends with Stevie Wonder, Stevie’s love of martial arts, playing chess with the very competitive Woody Harrelson, the US Olympic breakdancing team, and making Coming 2 America.

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez Talks HUSTLERS, Her Upcoming Super Bowl Halftime Show, and More Videoplay
VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez Talks HUSTLERS, Her Upcoming Super Bowl Halftime Show, and More on CBS SUNDAY MORNING

by Stage Tube - Dec 22, 2019

This week's episode of CBS Sunday Morning featured a profile on music icon Jennifer Lopez.

VIDEO: Maya Rudolph, Larry David, and Woody Harrelson Return for Democratic Debate on Videoplay
VIDEO: Maya Rudolph, Larry David, and Woody Harrelson Return for Democratic Debate on SNL

by Stage Tube - Nov 24, 2019

During last night's episode of Saturday Night Live, a new sketch brought a slew of favorites back to the stage for a parody of the 2020 Democratic Debate.

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Billy Porter Appear in SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Cold Open Videoplay
VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Billy Porter Appear in SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Cold Open

by Stage Tube - Oct 13, 2019

Last night's Saturday Night Live cold open saw appearances from Broadway favorites Lin-Manuel Miranda and Billy Porter.

VIDEO: Sony Pictures Releases the ZOMBIELAND: DOUBLE TAP Red Band Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: Sony Pictures Releases the ZOMBIELAND: DOUBLE TAP Red Band Trailer

by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2019

A decade after Zombieland became a hit film and a cult classic, the lead cast (Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin, and Emma Stone) have reunited with director Ruben Fleischer (Venom) and the original writers Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick (Deadpool) for Zombieland: Double Tap.

VIDEO: SNL Takes on the 2020 Democrats, Featuring Larry David as Bernie Sanders, Wood Videoplay
VIDEO: SNL Takes on the 2020 Democrats, Featuring Larry David as Bernie Sanders, Woody Harrelson as Joe Biden, and More

by Stage Tube - Sep 29, 2019

A slew of stars took the SNL stage during their 'Impeachment Town Hall' sketch last night, featuring the 2020 democrats.

VIDEO: Watch Woody Harrelson Talk About His Weird Dinner With The President on LATE N Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Woody Harrelson Talk About His Weird Dinner With The President on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS

by Stage Tube - Sep 27, 2019

Woody Harrelson talked about his return to SNL and reuniting with the cast of Zombieland for Zombieland: Double Tap and shares the origin story of his Elvis impersonation. Watch the clip from 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' below!

VIDEO: Watch Michael Che & Colin Jost Talk About Colin's Bachelor Party on THE TONIGH Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Michael Che & Colin Jost Talk About Colin's Bachelor Party on THE TONIGHT SHOW!

by Stage Tube - Sep 27, 2019

Michael Che and Colin Jost stopped by 'The Tonight Show' to talk about Woody Harrelson hosting the season premiere of SNL and Colin's engagement to an Avenger, and they can't stop making butt jokes. Watch the clip below!

VIDEO: Mandy Moore Returns With New Single 'When I Wasn't Watching' Videoplay
VIDEO: Mandy Moore Returns With New Single 'When I Wasn't Watching'

by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 17, 2019

Singer-songwriter Mandy Moore has shared a soul-stirring new single titled 'When I Wasn't Watching.' A classic piece of California pop centered on her captivating vocals, the song is set to appear on Moore's forthcoming full-length effort - her first album in over a decade, due out via Verve Forecast early next year. The video for 'When I Wasn't Watching' is a softly stunning visual directed by Lauren Dukoff, photographer/director known for her work with Adele, Beyoncé, and Lady Gaga.


Woody Harrelson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Woody Harrelson been in?
Woody Harrelson has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Woody Harrelson been in?
Woody Harrelson has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Woody Harrelson written?
Woody Harrelson has written 1 shows including Bullet For Adolf (Co-Writer).