Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson

Date of Birth

Birthday: July 23
Birthplace: Midland, Texas

Woody Harrelson is Det. Marty Hart, alongside Matthew McConaughey, on HBO's True Detective

Harrelson first came to prominence in the Primetime Emmy-winning role of Woody Boyd on long-running fan favorite Cheers, in which he starred from 1985 to 1993. 

Will & Grace fans enjoyed Harrelson as Nathan, the love interest to Debra Messing’s Grace Adler, on 7 episodes of the series. 

Woody Harrelson is Det. Marty Hart, alongside Matthew McConaughey, on HBO's True Detective

Harrelson first came to prominence in the Primetime Emmy-winning role of Woody Boyd on long-running fan favorite Cheers, in which he starred from 1985 to 1993. 

Will & Grace fans enjoyed Harrelson as Nathan, the love interest to Debra Messing’s Grace Adler, on 7 episodes of the series. 

Woody Harrelson also stars as Steve Schmidt in the award-winning HBO movie Game Change, which depicts the 2008 presidential campaign of John McCain and his selection of Alaska state governor Sarah Palin as his running mate.

Harrelson has appeared in a variety of movies such as White Men Can’t Jump, Natural Born Killers, Kingpin, The People vs. Larry Flynt, Zombieland, No Country for Old Men, The Hunger Games and, among others, Edtv, in which many fans first saw him team with good friend and True Detective co-star McConaughey. 

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Awards & Nominations

9 Nominations | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series - 2014
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 2014
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie - 2012
  • Nominee
  • Woody Harrelson, as Steve Schmidt
  • Game Change
  • HBO
  • Playtone and Everyman Pictures in association with HBO Films
Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series - 1999
  • Nominee
  • Woody Harrelson, as Woody
  • Frasier
  • NBC
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 1991
  • Nominee
  • Woody Harrelson, as Woody Boyd
  • CHEERS
  • NBC
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 1990
  • Nominee
  • Woody Harrelson, as Woody Boyd
  • CHEERS
  • NBC
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 1989
  • Winner
  • Woody Harrelson, as Woody Boyd
  • CHEERS
  • NBC
Woody Harrelson (l) and Matthew McConaughey (r) of True Detective present an award at the 66th Emmys.
Jimmy Kimmel (l) of Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Woody Harrelson (r) of True Detective backstage at the 66th Emmys.
Woody Harrelson (l) and Matthew McConaughey (r) of True Detective at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Woody Harrelson
Actors Kelsey Grammer and Woody Harrelson
Actors Woody Harrelson, Kelsey Grammer and Ted Danson
Actors Woody Harrelson and Ted Danson
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Woody Harrelson (l) and Matthew McConaughey (r) of True Detective present an award at the 66th Emmys.
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Woody Harrelson (l) and Matthew McConaughey (r) of True Detective present an award at the 66th Emmys.

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Jimmy Kimmel (l) of Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Woody Harrelson (r) of True Detective backstage at the 66th Emmys.
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Jimmy Kimmel (l) of Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Woody Harrelson (r) of True Detective backstage at the 66th Emmys.

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Woody Harrelson (l) and Matthew McConaughey (r) of True Detective at the 66th Emmy Awards.
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Woody Harrelson (l) and Matthew McConaughey (r) of True Detective at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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Woody Harrelson
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Mathew Imaging
Actors Kelsey Grammer and Woody Harrelson
Actors Woody Harrelson, Kelsey Grammer and Ted Danson
Actors Woody Harrelson and Ted Danson
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