Woody Harrelson is an American film and television actor. Born in 1961 in Midland, Texas, his first claim to fame was his role as bartender Woody Boyd in the TV sitcom, Cheers. He went on to star in various films such as White Men Can’t Jump, Natural Born Killers, and Money Train. He earned Oscar nominations for his performances in The People vs. Larry Flynt and The Messenger. A raw vegan, he is also an advocate of environmental causes and the legalization of marijuana. He has three daughters with wife, Laura.