Woodrow Tracy Harrelson (born July 23, 1961) is an American actor and playwright. He is the recipient of numerous accolades, including a Primetime Emmy Award, and has been nominated for three Academy Awards and four Golden Globe Awards.
Harrelson first became known for his role as bartender Woody Boyd on the NBC sitcom Cheers (1985–1993), for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series from a total of five nominations. He has received three Academy Award nominations: Best Actor for The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996) and Best Supporting Actor for The Messenger (2009) and for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017). He was also nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Marty Hart in the first season of the crime anthology series True Detective. Harrelson also portrays Marvel Comics character Cletus Kasady/Carnage in Sony’s Spider-Man Universe first appearing in the mid-credits scene of Venom (2018) and later reprising the role as the primary antagonist in the sequel Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021).
Woody Harrelson’s net worth is estimated to be $70 Million, according to the list of richest American Hollywood Actors.