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Woody Strode

Actor and Sportsman Woody Strode

Full Name: Woodrow Wilson Woolwine "Woody" Strode
Profession: Actor and Sportsman

Nationality:
United States of America
American

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.

Born: July 25, 1914
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo

Died: December 31, 1994 (aged 80)
Cause of Death: Lung cancer

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