42 Facts About Woody Harrelson

1. Woody Harrelson once traveled to the west coast in the US on a bike and a domino caravan with a hemp oil-fueled biodiesel bus with The Spitfire Agency and narrated the documentary Grass.

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2. Woody Harrelson has attended environmental events such as the PICNIC'07 festival that was held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, for three days in September 2007.

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3. Woody Harrelson was acquitted of those charges with the help of Nunn after just 25 minutes.

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4. Woody Harrelson was charged with resisting arrest after he ran from the police.

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5. Woody Harrelson played the ceremonial first move for the previous World Chess Championship that was held in New York in 2016.

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6. Woody Harrelson appeared in the action film After the Sunset and the Spike Lee film She Hate Me.

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7. Woody Harrelson starred in the 1997 war film Welcome to Sarajevo and in 1997 had a featured role as Sergeant Schumann in Wag the Dog.

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8. Woody Harrelson reunited with Wesley Snipes in the box-office hit White Men Can't Jump (1992) and the box office bomb Money Train (1995).

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9. In 1999, Woody Harrelson guest-starred in the Cheers spin-off success Frasier, in which he reprised the role of "Woody Boyd.

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10. Woody Harrelson received a BA in theater and English in 1983.

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11. Woody Harrelson spent the summer of 1979 working at Kings Island amusement park.

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12. Woody Harrelson got the World Chess Championship off to a rocky start.

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13. Woody Harrelson caused a king-size mess on Friday when he performed the duties of the ceremonial starter at the first match of the World Chess Championship in London.

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14. Woody Harrelson got the World Chess Tournament off to a rocky start.

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15. Woody Harrelson is an Emmy Award winner and Oscar nominee.

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16. In an interview with Jimmy Kimmel, Woody Harrelson acknowledged a belief in God, which he attributed to reading Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda, whom he described as a "man of integrity".

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17. In a conversation with Howard Zinn, Woody Harrelson admitted that he considers Zinn to be a personal hero of his.

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18. Along with not eating meat or dairy, Woody Harrelson does not eat sugar or flour.

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19. Woody Harrelson was a guest on Ziggy Marley's track "Wild and Free", a song advocating the growing of cannabis.

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20. Woody Harrelson is an enthusiast and supporter for the legalization of marijuana and hemp.

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21. In 2002, Woody Harrelson was arrested in London after an incident in a taxi that ended in a police chase.

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22. With the cameras rolling, Woody Harrelson planted the hemp seeds into the ground.

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23. While at a local hotel, Woody Harrelson phoned the county sheriff, Junior Kilburn, to advise him of his intentions.

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24. On June 1, 1996, Woody Harrelson was arrested in Lee County, Kentucky, after he symbolically planted four hemp seeds to challenge the state law which did not distinguish between industrial hemp and marijuana.

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25. In 1982, Woody Harrelson was arrested for disorderly conduct in Columbus, Ohio, after he was found dancing in the middle of the street.

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26. Woody Harrelson was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Hanover College in 2014.

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27. Woody Harrelson directed Bullet for Adolf at the esteemed Hart House Theatre in Toronto, Ontario, which ran from April 21 to May 7, 2011.

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28. In 1999, Woody Harrelson directed his own play, Furthest from the Sun, at the Theatre de la Jeune Lune in Minneapolis.

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29. In 2018, Woody Harrelson appears in a cameo at the end of the film Venom, portraying Cletus Kasady.

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30. Woody Harrelson played police chief Bill Willoughby in the black comedy crime film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, released in 2017, for which he received Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role nominations.

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31. In 2016, Woody Harrelson announced that he would direct, write, produce, and star in a film, Lost in London, which was shot as a single take and premiered live on January 19, 2017.

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32. Woody Harrelson directed the 2011 film ETHOS, which explores the idea of a self-destructing modern society, governed by unequal power and failed democratic ideals.

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33. Woody Harrelson has won the Best Supporting Actor award in the 2009 National Board of Review award ceremonies and received accolades from various critics' societies.

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34. In 2009, Woody Harrelson received significant praise for his performance as Captain Tony Stone in The Messenger.

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35. In 2008, Woody Harrelson appeared in several films, among them the Will Ferrell basketball comedy Semi-Pro and the stark Will Smith drama Seven Pounds as a blind vegan meat salesman named Ezra Turner.

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36. Woody Harrelson made two films in 2006, the animated film version of Free Jimmy and A Scanner Darkly.

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37. In 1998, Woody Harrelson starred in the thriller Palmetto and played Sergeant Keck in The Thin Red Line, a war film nominated for seven Academy Awards in 1999.

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38. In 1993, Woody Harrelson starred opposite Robert Redford and Demi Moore in the drama Indecent Proposal, which was a box office success, earning a worldwide total of over $265,000,000.

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39. Woody Harrelson took part in Soccer Aid 2012 on May 27, 2012.

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40. Woody Harrelson is widely known for his work on the NBC sitcom Cheers.

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41. Woody Harrelson attended Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana, where he joined the Sigma Chi fraternity.

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42. Woody Harrelson has stated that his father was rarely around during his childhood.

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