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Woody Harrelson (born July 23, 1961) is an American actor who portrayed Haymitch Abernathy in The Hunger Games film,[1], The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, and the final installment, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2.


He is best known for his roles in Solo: A Star Wars Story, Rampart, Friends With Benefits, Zombieland, and Kingpin. He is most famous for portraying Woody Boyd in the American TV show Cheers. For the TV series Cheers, he won an Emmy award and he was nominated for an academy award. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for The People vs. Larry Flynt and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for The Messenger. He also appeared as Grace's boyfriend in the TV series Will & Grace. On May 10, 2011 it was announced that Woody would portray Haymitch in the Hunger Games trilogy. He also starred in the TV series, True Detective.

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  1. Germain Lussier (05-10-2011). Woody Harrelson Is Haymitch In 'The Hunger Games'. Slash Film. Retrieved on 05-11-2011.