James Woods

Dynamic entertainer who energized viewers.

James Woods
Age77
Full NameJames Howard Woods
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Biography

As if of royal birth, James Howard Woods is a man of magnificent pedigree, hailing from a noble family of Irish, English, and German descent. Born in Vernal, Utah on April 18, 1947, he was the son of Gail Peyton Woods, a U.S. Army intelligence officer, who sadly passed away in his childhood. His mother, Martha A. Smith and his stepfather, Thomas E. Dixon, raised him in Warwick, Rhode Island, where he graduated near the top of his class from Pilgrim High School in 1965. He was then granted a scholarship to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, though he dropped out during his sophomore year in 1967 to pursue his aspirations on the stage in New York City. Woods' talent was soon noticed, and he was offered roles in All the Way Home (1971), The Way We Were (1973), and The Choirboys (1977). However, it was his cold-blooded portrayal of Lester Diamond in the 1995 classic Casino, directed by the great Martin Scorsese, that catapulted him to fame.

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Awards
3

  • Primetime Emmy1989
    My Name Is Bill W.Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
  • Primetime Emmy1987
    PromiseOutstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
  • Golden Globe1987
    PromiseBest Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

Media
139

  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
  • Kingdom Hearts II
  • Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix
  • Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+
  • Kingdom Hearts
  • Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep
  • Hollywood on Horses
  • Kingdom Hearts III
  • Once Upon a Time in America
  • Ray Donovan
  • Scarface: The World Is Yours
  • Family Guy
  • Casino
  • Futurescape with James Woods
  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas - The Introduction
  • Holocaust
  • King of Cool
  • Biography
  • Indictment: The McMartin Trial
  • Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession
  • Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom
  • Justice League Action
  • Promise
  • Contact
  • Disney's Hades Challenge
  • House of Mouse
  • Chaplin
  • Clerks
  • Hercules
  • The Disappearance of Aimee
  • Dice
  • Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories
  • Hercules
  • Hooves of Fire
  • Too Big to Fail
  • My Name Is Bill W.
  • The Virgin Suicides
  • Justice League Action Shorts
  • The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
  • Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths
  • Night Moves
  • Citizen Cohn
  • Nixon
  • John Q
  • Shark
  • The Gambler
  • All the Way Home
  • ...and Your Name Is Jonah
  • The Way We Were
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