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WOODY HARRELSON is one of a select group of actors that has triumphantly made the transition from the small screen to motion pictures. The actor first endeared himself to millions of viewers as a member of the ensemble cast of NBC's long running hit comedy, "Cheers.” For his work as the affable bartender ‘Woody Boyd,' Harrelson won an Emmy in 1988, and was nominated four additional times during his eight-year run on the show. He most recently was seen in a recurring guest role on the hit series "Will and Grace.”

Harrelson won Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild nominations as Best Actor for his critically-acclaimed portrayal of controversial magazine publisher Larry Flynt in Milos Forman's drama, The People vs. Larry Flynt. He starred with a stellar cast in Terence Malick's Oscar-nominated war drama The Thin Red Line, Stephen Frears acclaimed feature Hi-Lo Country and Ron Howard's EdTV.

Harrelson made his big-screen debut as a high school football player in Wildcats, which also featured another burgeoning talent, Wesley Snipes, with whom Harrelson would later reunite in Ron Shelton's basketball comedy, White Men Can't Jump, and the action thriller, Money Train. He starred opposite Robert Redford and Demi Moore in Adrian Lyne's drama, Indecent Proposal, and won acclaim as the homicidal Mickey for director Oliver Stone in the powerful drama, Natural Born Killers. He played one-handed bowler ‘Roy Munson' in the Farrelly Brothers' comedy, Kingpin, a newspaperman caught in a web of intrigue in Volker Schlondorff's film noir thriller, Palmetto and a journalist covering war-torn Bosnia in Welcome To Sarajevo. Other film credits include Wag The Dog, Sunchaser, Doc Hollywood, L.A.Story, The Cowboy Way and Ron Shelton's Play It To The Bone with Antonio Banderas.

In addition to film and television, Harrelson has made his mark in the world of theater. He starred in the Roundabout's revival of the N. Richard Nash play, "The Rainmaker,” which centers on a con man who promises to bring rain to a drought-hit Midwestern town in the 1930s. Harrelson also starred opposite Sean Penn in Sam Shepherd's play "The Late Henry Moss” for San Francisco's Magic Theater. He wrote and directed the dark comedy "Furthest From The Sun,” which first premiered in Los Angeles at the Tiffany Theater and was later staged in Minneapolis. He appeared opposite Kyle MacLachlan in "On An Average Day,” a play by John Kolvenbach at the Comedy Theatre in London's West End. Most recently, Harrelson directed the Toronto premiere of Kenneth Lonergan's "This Is Our Youth” at the Berkeley Street Theatre.

He remains most inspired by his role as "Daddy” in the improvisational group "The Harrelsons,” the long running sequel to "A Life of Lonely Hedonism.”


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