April 18, 1947
75 years old
5 ft 11 in | 180 cm
65 kg | 143 lbs
James Howard Woods was born in Vernal, Utah, United States, on April 18, 1947, is an American actor.
Young James Woods first started performing as a member of student theatre group "Dramashop", while at MIT.
He made his big screen debut in drama film All the Way Home (1972) in role as Bill Schmidt.
He got his television debut in CBS action crime drama series Kojak (1973-1974) in role as Police Officer / Caz.
James's breakthrough performance came as Gregory Powell in neo-noir crime drama film The Onion Field (1979).
He landed his Broadway debut in a play "Borstal Boy" (1970) in role as Tom Meadows, at Lyceum Theatre.
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James Woods is 75 years old.
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He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Richard Boyle in war drama movie Salvador (1986).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Byron De La Beckwith in biographical courtroom drama film Ghosts of Mississippi (1996).
He won the Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as D.J. in drama film Promise (1986).
He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his role as Bill Wilson in drama movie My Name Is Bill W. (1989).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Roy Cohn in drama film Citizen Cohn (1992).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his roles in films:
In Love and War (1987) thriller drama as James B. 'Jim' Stockdale
Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995) drama crime as Danny Davis
He was nominated for the Globe Awards for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his roles in movies:
The Summer of Ben Tyler (1996) comedy drama as Temple Rayburn
Dirty Pictures (2000) docudrama as Dennis Barrie
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for his role as Rudy Giuliani in political drama film Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story (2003).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor for his role as Richard Fuld in biographical drama film Too Big to Fail (2011).
He was nominated for the Independent Spirit Awards for Best Male Lead for his roles in movies:
Best Seller (1987) neo-noir crime thriller as Cleve
The Boost (1988) drama as Lenny Brown
He was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for his role as H.R. Haldeman in epic historical drama film Nixon (1995).
He won the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role as Jack Crow in neo-Western horror movie Vampires (1998).
He won the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Carl Panzram in drama film Killer: A Journal of Murder (1995).
Casino (1995) epic crime opposite Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Sharon Stone
Videodrome (1983) science fiction body horror with Sonja Smits and Debbie Harry
Once Upon a Time in America (1984) epic crime opposite Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Elizabeth McGovern
Night Moves (1975) neo-noir with Gene Hackman and Jennifer Warren
Contact (1997) science fiction drama opposite Jena Malone, David Morse and Jodie Foster
Any Given Sunday (1999) sports drama with Al Pacino, Cameron Diaz and Dennis Quaid
Diggstown (1992) sports comedy drama opposite Louis Gossett Junior, Bruce Dern and Heather Graham
The Hard Way (1991) buddy cop action comedy with Michael J. Fox and Stephen Lang
He won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program for his voice role as Hades in animated television series Hercules: The Animated Series (1998-1990).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Dr. Nate Lennox in NBC medical drama television series ER (2006) in episode "Body & Soul".
He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama for his role as Sebastian Stark in CBS legal drama television series Shark (2006-2008).
He voiced Lex Luthor / Repulse in superhero animated television series Justice League Action (2016-2017).
He played Patrick Sullivan in crime drama television series Ray Donovan (2013).
Graduated from Pilgrim High School in Warwick, Rhode Island (1965).
Studied at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Has one brother, Michael Jeffrey Woods.
Has Irish, English and German ancestry.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 7021 Hollywood Boulevard, in 1998.
He portrayed David Darst in a play "The Trial of the Catonsville Nine" (1971) at Lyceum Theatre.
He won a Theatre World Award for his role as Bob Riffle in a play "Moonchildren" (1972), at Royale Theatre.
Member of the Theta Delta Chi fraternity.
Good friends with actress Sharon Stone.
He voiced Hades in video games:
Kingdom Hearts (2002)
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories (2004)
Kingdom Hearts II (2005)
Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep (2010)
Kingdom Hearts Re:coded (2014)
Kingdom Hearts III (2019)
He is a member of MENSA.
He dated Kristen Bauguess (2013), Allison Giannini (2005), Alexis Thorpe (2000), Terri Garber (1993), Heather Graham (1992-1993), Julie Tesh (1990-1992), Elizabeth Hilden (1990), Paula Trickey (1990), Sean Young (1987), Dana Delany (1985-1986), Amy Lynn Baxter (1985) and Denise Galik (1978-1980).
He was married to Sarah Owen (1989-1990) and Kathryn Greko Morrison (1980-1983).
Has been engaged to Missy Crider (1997-2000).
He is in a long-term relationship with writer Sara Miller.