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James Woods

Actor | * 04/18/1947 (77) | Vernal, Utah (United States of America (USA))
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James Howard Woods (born April 18, 1947) is an American actor. Known for fast-talking intense roles on screen and stage, he has received numerous accolades, including three Emmy Awards, and a Golden Globe Award, as well as nominations for two Academy Awards and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. He started his career in minor roles on and off-Broadway before making his Broadway debut in The Penny Wars (1969), followed by Borstal Boy (1970), The Trial of the Catonsville Nine (1971) and Moonchildren (1972). Woods' early film roles include The Visitors (1972), The Way We Were (1973) and Night Moves (1975). He starred in the NBC miniseries Holocaust (1978) opposite Meryl Streep. He rose to prominence portraying Gregory Powell in The Onion Field (1979). He earned two Academy Awards nominations: one for Best Actor for his role as journalist Richard Boyle in ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for James Woods

Theatre World Award Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Daytime Emmy Awards 2x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Clarence Derwent Awards Sitges Film Festival Best Actor Award Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for Best Actor
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Movies with James Woods as Actor(119)

as Hades (voice)2023 Once Upon a Studio
as Grab Takit2021 Eggs
as Victor (voice)2016 Bling
as Narrator2016 First Contact
as Lt. Falton2014 Jamesy Boy
as Walker2013 White House Down
as Jack Dudman2013 Jobs
as himself2013 Any Given Tuesday
as Mary's Father2013 Mary and Martha
as Captain Verona2013 Officer Down
as Tom Heddon2011 Straw Dogs
as Dick Fuld2011 Too Big to Fail
as Thomas Wayne Jr. / Owlman (voice)2010 Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths
as James Woods as General Veers (voice)2009 Family Guy Presents: Something, Something, Something, Dark Side
as Todd Grosslight2008 An American Carol
as Reggie Belafonte (voice)2007 Surf's Up
as Vaughn Stevens2006 End Game
as Hank Joyce2005 Pretty Persuasion
as Tommy Athens2005 Be Cool
as Jallak (voice)2005 Ark
as Narrator2005 Buddy
as Pops2004 This Girl's Life
as Grab Takit (voice)2004 The Easter Egg Adventure
as Walter O'Brien2003 Northfork
as Rudy Giuliani2003 Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story
as The Evil Falcon (voice)2002 Stuart Little 2
as Gloomius Maximus (voice)2002 Rolie Polie Olie: The Great Defender of Fun
as Hades (voice)2002 Mickey's House of Villains
as Dr. Raymond Turner2002 John Q
as Dr. Phillium Benedict (voice)2001 Recess: School's Out
as Dr. Wilhelm von Huber2001 Race to Space
as General Hein (voice)2001 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
as Father McFeely2001 Scary Movie 2
as Leonard Donofrio2001 Riding in Cars with Boys
as Narrator (voice)2000 Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire
as Dennis Barrie2000 Dirty Pictures
as Mr. Lisbon1999 The Virgin Suicides
as Dr. Harvey Mandrake1999 Any Given Sunday
as Col. Robert Moore1999 The General's Daughter
as Alan Mann1999 True Crime
as Himself (Ringside Fan)1999 Play It to the Bone
as Hades (voice) (archive sound)1999 Hercules: Zero to Hero
as Jack Crow1998 Vampires
as Hades (voice)1997 Hercules
as Michael Kitz1997 Contact
as Uncle Sam1997 Kicked in the Head
as Temple Rayburn1996 The Summer of Ben Tyler
as Byron De La Beckwith1996 Ghosts of Mississippi
as Carl Panzram1996 Killer: A Journal of Murder
as Reggie Makeshift1995 For Better or Worse
as Lester Diamond1995 Casino
as H.R. Haldeman1995 Nixon
as Matt Coler1994 Next Door
as Ned Trent1994 The Specialist
as Jack Benyon1994 The Getaway
as Weston Tate1994 Curse of the Starving Class
as Paul Clark1994 Jane's House
as Mickey Cohen1993 Since I Don't Have You
as Joseph Scott1992 Chaplin
as Gabriel Caine1992 Diggstown
as Jack Russell1992 Straight Talk
as Roy Marcus Cohn1992 Citizen Cohn
as John Moss1991 The Hard Way
as Self - Host & Choir Member1990 Voices That Care
as himself1989 Hollywood on Horses
as Bill Wilson1989 My Name Is Bill W.
as Michael Spector1989 Immediate Family
as Eddie Dodd1989 True Believer
as Lenny Brown1988 The Boost
as Himself - Host1988 Crimes of Passion
as Lloyd Hopkins1988 Cop
as Cleve1987 Best Seller
as James B. Stockdale1987 In Love and War
as Richard Boyle1986 Salvador
as DJ1986 Promise
as Robert K. Tanenbaum, Assistant District Attorney1985 Badge of the Assassin
as Joshua Shapiro1985 Joshua Then and Now
as Richard 'Dick' Morrison1985 Cat's Eye
as Maximilian 'Max' Bercovicz1984 Once Upon a Time in America
as Jake Wise1984 Against All Odds
as Max Renn1983 Videodrome
as Fast-Walking1982 Fast-Walking
as Charles Pratt1982 Split Image
as Aldo Mercer1981 Eyewitness
as The Fiddler1980 The Black Marble
as Gregory Powell1979 The Onion Field
as Danny Corelli1979 ...And Your Name Is Jonah
as Art Lewis1978 The Billion Dollar Bubble
as Alfred Browning1978 The Gift of Love
as Harold Bloomguard1977 The Choirboys
as Asst. Dist. Atty. Joseph Ryan1976 The Disappearance of Aimee
as Crainpool1976 Alex & the Gypsy
as Capt. Sammy Berg1976 Raid on Entebbe
as Walter The Addict1975 Foster & Laurie
as Leonard "Lenny" Schoenfeld1975 F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood
as Quentin1975 Night Moves
as Larry Vincent1975 Distance
as Bank officer1974 The Gambler
as Frankie McVeigh1973 The Way We Were
as Bill Schmidt1972 The Visitors
as Reporter1972 Footsteps
as Lt. Wyatt1972 Hickey & Boggs

TV Shows/Series with James Woods as Actor(40)

as Lex Luthor / Repulse (voice)2016 Justice League Action
as Lex Luthor (voice)2016 Justice League Action
as Patrick "Sully" Sullivan2013 Ray Donovan
as Max Renn2013 The Frame
as Sebastian Stark2006 Shark
as himself2004 Entourage
as Major Baklava (voice)2000 Clerks
as James Woods (voice)1999 Family Guy
as James Woods as General Veers (voice)1999 Family Guy
as Family Guy James Woods / Simpsons James Woods (voice)1999 Family Guy
as Hades (voice)1998 Hercules
as himself1996 The Daily Show
as Dr. Nate Lennox1994 ER
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
as James Woods (voice)1989 The Simpsons
as Karl Weiss1978 Holocaust
as Self - Host1975 Saturday Night Live
as Larry Kirkoff1974 The Rockford Files
1973 Kojak
as Andrew Lynch1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame
as Assistant District Attorney Joseph Ryan1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame
as Bill Wilson1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame
as Temple Rayburn1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame

Movies with James Woods as Crew(3)

Production/Executive Producer2023 Oppenheimer
Production/Producer1998 Another Day in Paradise
Production/Producer1988 Cop

Additional Information

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Full Name: James Woods
Born: Friday, 04/18 1947 (April) in Vernal, Utah (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 77 years + 62 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Pilgrim High School, Warwick Veterans High School
Other names for James Woods (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"제임스 우즈"
James Woods frequently works together with these people:
Rachael MacFarlane (63x, Actress)
Tress MacNeille (39x, Actress)
John Viener (38x, Actor)
Andy Samberg (34x, Actor)
Phil LaMarr (32x, Actor)
Ralph Garman (32x, Actor)
Alec Sulkin (31x, Actor)
Steve Callaghan (29x, Actor)
Danny Smith (29x, Actor)
Alexandra Breckenridge (27x, Actress)
Steven Lambert (19x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:725, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/18/2024