James Woods Biography

James Woods

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Birth Name: James Woods
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Age: 63 Years
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Famous for his villainous roles, James Woods is an American actor and Producer. He was born on December 24, 1954, in Vernal, Utah, United States, to father Gail Peyton Woods, an army intelligence officer, and mother Martha woods. Woods spent most of his childhood in Warwick, Rhode Island, where he attended Pilgrim High School and finished his graduation in 1965. Besides he was recently in a controversies regarding his conservative view on politics.

James Woods by the age of 69, has appeared in more than 130 films including few television series and has also lent his voice in many animated movies and games like The Simpson and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas respectively. He started his career in 1972 with the film titled 'The Visitors' and since then has been appearing in various movies with his dark, intense and sadistic characters. He is best known for his role in movies like, Vampires, Straw Dogs, and Salvador.

James woods is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Regarding his personal life, Woods had been in a couple of marriage, previously he was married to wife Kathryn Morrison and later with Sarah Owen, none of which worked and ended into a divorce. By the end of 2011, woods was formally in a Besides Woods career as an actor has earned him a .

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Born in Vernal, Utah, United States

1954 24th of December

The former actor, James woods was born on December 24, 1954, in Vernal, Utah, United States, to father Gail Peyton Woods, an army intelligence officer, and mother Martha woods. Besides being an actor he has also lent voice to many animated characters.


Graduated from Pilgrim High School


James Woods spent most of his childhood in Warwick, Rhode Island where he attended Pilgrim High School and finished his graduation in 1965. Aspired to become an actor, he later joined theatre to pursue his career as an actor.


Debut movie The Visitors


James Woods who was always inspired to become an actor from an early age made his debut in 1972 appearing in a movie titled The Visitors. Following the success of the movie he appeared in various other movies with his villainous character.


Married Kathryn Morrison


James Woods has always been in news for his casanova image and his affairs with several women. However, Woods got married to Kathryn Morrison in 1980 in a lavish ceremony. The couple had been in relationship even before their marriage.


Divorced Kathryn Morrison


Just after being in a married relationship with Kathryn Morrison for 3 years, the couple officially broke up in 1983. The reason behind their high profile break-up is yet not disclosed and has been a secret for a long span of time.


Won Academy Award


James Woods as an actor is the recipient of various awards like Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award. However, he won his first Academy award in 1987 for the Best Actor for his role in a film titled Salvador.


Married Sarah Owen


Just a few years after his divorce from his first marriage, James Wood began his relationship with Sarah Owen. After dating for some time, the duo got married in 1989. It was James Woods second marriage after his marriage with Kathrine Morrison.


Divorced Sarah Owen


Even the second marriage of James Woods proved to be unsuccessful. Just after a year of being in a relationship with his second wife, in 1990, the couple officially ended up their relationship, however, the reason for the divorce is not yet revealed.


Net Worth around $20 million


James Woods always had a successful career as an actor. The actor is estimated to have a net worth around $20 million. His net worth is an outcome of his hard work and his skills in the field. The actor has still been adding rapidly to his account.

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