On This Day

James Woods

Actor James Woods

Profession: Actor

United States of America

Biography: James Woods is an esteemed actor who often portrays villains. His major film roles include "Once Upon a Time in America" (1984), "Casino" (1995), both with Robert De Niro.

Woods has won three Emmy awards for television movies and for the animated series "Hercules". Woods also won a Golden Globe in 1987 for his role in "Promise".

Born: April 18, 1947
Birthplace: Vernal, Utah, USA
Age: 75 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries

Married Life

  • 1980-08-13 Actor James Woods (33) weds costume designer Kathryn Morrison
  • 1983-09-20 Actor James Woods (36) divorces costume designer Kathryn Morrison after 3 years of marriage
  • 1989-06-02 Actor James Woods (42) weds horse trainer Sarah Owen (26) in Beverly Hills, California

Historical Events

  • 1984-05-23 Crime epic film "Once Upon a Time in America" directed by Sergio Leone starring Robert De Niro and James Woods premieres at Cannes

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