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WOODY HARRELSON's (Wilson) rare mix of intensity and charisma consistently surprises and delights audiences and critics alike in both mainstream and independent projects. His portrayal of a casualty notification officer, opposite Ben Foster, in Oren Moverman's THE MESSENGER garnered him a 2010 Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He was previously nominated by the Academy, the Golden Globes and SAG Awards in the category of Best Actor for his portrayal of controversial magazine publisher Larry Flynt in Milos Forman's THE PEOPLE VS. LARRY FLYNT.

Next up, Harrelson will direct, produce and star in an unprecedented live feature film LOST IN LONDON, airing nationwide live in theaters on January 19, 2017. The comedy is based on a crazy night full of real-life events, LOST IN LONDON also stars Owen Wilson and Willie Nelson.

Harrelson most recently appeared in the critically acclaimed THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN, produced by Jim Brooks. Upcoming releases include LBJ for director Rob Reiner and stars as Lyndon B. Johnson. Harrelson recently wrapped production on THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI with Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell for writer/director Martin McDonagh, THE GLASS CASTLE for director Destin Cretton and the third installment of the Planet of The Apes, entitled WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES, directed by Matt Reeves.

Recent releases include the films NOW YOU SEE ME 2 for director Jon Chu, THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2, TRIPLE NINE for director John Hillcoat, OUT OF THE FURNACE starring opposite Christian Bale and Casey Affleck for director Scott Cooper, THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1, Relativity's animated film, FREE BIRDS with Owen Wilson, Louis Leterrier's NOW YOU SEE ME and THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE. He was recently seen in HBO's "True Detective" co-starring Matthew McConaughey for director Cary Fukunaga for which he was nominated for Emmy and SAG Awards in the lead actor category and a Golden Globes Award for lead actor in a Mini Series. In 2012 Harrelson starred opposite Julianne Moore and Ed Harris in the HBO film "Game Change" for director Jay Roach, for which he earned Primetime Emmy, SAG Awards, and Golden Globe nominations for his role as Steve Schmidt, and Martin McDonagh's SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS, alongside Sam Rockwell, Colin Farrell and Christopher Walken.

Other highlights from Harrelson's film career include RAMPART, which reunited him with director Oren Moverman, Ruben Fleischer's box office hit ZOMBIELAND; FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS; 2012; SEMI-PRO; THE GRAND; NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN; A SCANNER DARKLY; A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION; DEFENDOR; SEVEN POUNDS; THE PRIZE WINNER OF DEFIANCE, OHIO; NORTH COUNTRY; THE BIG WHITE; AFTER THE SUNSET; PLAY IT TO THE BONE; BATTLE IN SEATTLE; EDTV; THE HI-LO COUNTY; TRANSSIBERIAN; THE THIN RED LINE; WAG THE DOG; WELCOME TO SARAJEVO; KINGPIN; NATURAL BORN KILLERS; INDECENT PROPOSAL; WHITE MEN CAN'T JUMP and was recently seen as the on screen host for director Pete McGrain's powerful political documentary ETHOS.

Harrelson 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,' he won a Primetime Emmy in 1988 and was nominated four additional times during his eight-year run on the show. In 1999, he gained another Primetime Emmy nomination when he reprised the role in a guest appearance on the spin-off series Frasier. He later made a return to television with a recurring guest role on the hit NBC series, "Will and Grace."

Balancing his film and television work, in 1999 Harrelson directed his own play, Furthest From The Sun at the Theatre de la Juene Lune in Minneapolis. He followed next with the Roundabout's Broadway revival of The Rainmaker; Sam Shepherd's The Late Henry Moss, and John Kolvenbach's On An Average Day opposite Kyle MacLachlan at London's West End. Harrelson directed the Toronto premiere of Kenneth Lonergan's This Is Our Youth at Toronto's Berkeley Street Theatre. In the winter of 2005 Harrelson returned to London's West End, starring in Tennessee Williams' Night of the Iguana at the Lyric Theatre. In 2011, Harrelson co-wrote and directed the semi-autobiographical comedy Bullet for Adolf at Hart House Theatre in Toronto. In the summer of 2012 Bullet for Adolf made its Off-Broadway debut at New World Stages.

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