Full Name: Woodrow Wilson Woolwine "Woody" Strode
Profession: Actor and Sportsman
Why Famous: A decathlete and football star who became a popular film actor and was nominated for a Golden Globe award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in "Spartacus" (1960).
Sheriff Woody in the Toy Story film franchise is named after him.
- 1960-10-06 "Spartacus", directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Kirk Douglas and Laurence Olivier, premieres in NYC
- 1961-03-16 18th Golden Globes: "Spartacus", Burt Lancaster, & Greer Garson win
- 1995-11-22 "Toy Story", the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery, directed by John Lasseter and starring Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, is released
- 1999-11-13 "Toy Story 2", directed by John Lasseter, starring Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, premieres in the US
- 2010-06-12 "Toy Story 3", directed by Lee Unkrich, starring Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, premieres at the Taormina Film Fest in Italy - 1st animated film to earn 1 billion