Name: Woody Harrelson
Birth Name: 
Woodrow Tracy Harrelson
Birth Date: 
July 23, 1961
Birth Place: 
Midland, Texas, U.S.A.
Occupation: 
Actor
Relationship Status: 
Married to Laura Louie
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Woody Harrelson’s Tough Luck

Posted Thursday March 22, 2007 4:03 PM GMT

Woody Harrelson’s father Charles died recently in prison. He was serving two life sentences for the murder of a federal judge in Texas. He was 69.

Charles Harrelson was convicted of murder in the May 29, 1979, slaying of U.S. District Judge John Wood Jr. outside his San Antonio home. Prosecutors said a drug dealer hired him to kill Wood because he did not want the judge to preside at his upcoming trial.

Charles Harrelson denied the killing, saying he was in Dallas, 270 miles away, at the time.

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