Woody Harrelson

1961 - Today

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Woodrow Tracy Harrelson (born July 23, 1961) is an American actor and playwright. He is the recipient of several accolades, including a Primetime Emmy Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards, in addition to nominations for three Academy Awards and four Golden Globe Awards. Harrelson first became known for his role as bartender Woody Boyd on the NBC sitcom Cheers (1985–1993), for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series from a total of five nominations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Woody Harrelson has received more than 17,263,193 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Woody Harrelson is the 469th most popular actor (up from 472nd in 2019), the 880th most popular biography from United States (up from 964th in 2019) and the 243rd most popular American Actor.

Woody Harrelson is most famous for his role as Woody Boyd in the TV show Cheers.

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Among actors, Woody Harrelson ranks 469 out of 10,030Before him are Guy Williams, Linda Hamilton, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ron Perlman, and Raffaella Carrà. After him are Oliver Reed, Vincent Cassel, Richard Dean Anderson, Richard Crenna, Michèle Mercier, and Alberto Sordi.

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Among people born in 1961, Woody Harrelson ranks 15Before him are Ilham Aliyev, Nadia Comăneci, Enya, Peter Jackson, Dennis Rodman, and Carl Lewis. After him are Robert Carlyle, Erna Solberg, Forest Whitaker, Joko Widodo, Meg Ryan, and Manu Chao.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Woody Harrelson ranks 880 out of 15,968Before him are Angela Davis (1944), Ron Perlman (1950), Charles H. Townes (1915), Sheldon Lee Glashow (1932), Jon Bon Jovi (1962), and John J. Pershing (1860). After him are Michelle Obama (1964), Keith Haring (1958), Roger Wolcott Sperry (1913), Martin Seligman (1942), Robert Rauschenberg (1925), and Daniel Keyes (1927).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Woody Harrelson ranks 243Before him are Halle Berry (1966), Tim Robbins (1958), Guy Williams (1924), Linda Hamilton (1956), Jamie Lee Curtis (1958), and Ron Perlman (1950). After him are Richard Dean Anderson (1950), Richard Crenna (1926), Christopher Lambert (1957), Burt Young (1940), Tom Waits (1949), and Harry Dean Stanton (1926).

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