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James Woods Biography

James Woods

Facts of James Woods

Date of Birth: 1954 , December-24
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch

Quick Timeline of James Woods

1954 Born in Vernal, Utah, United States
1965 Graduated from Pilgrim High School
1972 Debut movie The Visitors
1987 Won Academy Award
1980 Married Kathryn Morrison
1983 Divorced Kathryn Morrison
1989 Married Sarah Owen
1990 Divorced Sarah Owen
2017 Net Worth around $20 million

Detail Timeline of James Woods

December 24 , 1954

Born in Vernal, Utah, United States

The former actor, James woods was born on December 24, 1954, in Vernal, Utah, United States, to father Gail Peyton Woods, an army intelligence officer, and mother Martha woods. Besides being an actor he has also lent voice to many animated characters.


Graduated from Pilgrim High School

James Woods spent most of his childhood in Warwick, Rhode Island where he attended Pilgrim High School and finished his graduation in 1965. Aspired to become an actor, he later joined theatre to pursue his career as an actor. 


Debut movie The Visitors

James Woods who was always inspired to become an actor from an early age made his debut in 1972 appearing in a movie titled The Visitors. Following the success of the movie he appeared in various other movies with his villainous character. 


Won Academy Award

James Woods as an actor is the recipient of various awards like Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award. However, he won his first Academy award in 1987 for the Best Actor for his role in a film titled Salvador.


Married Kathryn Morrison

James Woods has always been in news for his casanova image and his affairs with several women. However, Woods got married to Kathryn Morrison in 1980 in a lavish ceremony. The couple had been in relationship even before their marriage.


Divorced Kathryn Morrison

Just after being in a married relationship with Kathryn Morrison for 3 years, the couple officially broke up in 1983. The reason behind their high profile break-up is yet not disclosed and has been a secret for a long span of time.


Married Sarah Owen

Just a few years after his divorce from his first marriage, James Wood began his relationship with Sarah Owen. After dating for some time, the duo got married in 1989. It was James Woods second marriage after his marriage with Kathrine Morrison.



Divorced Sarah Owen

Even the second marriage of James Woods proved to be unsuccessful. Just after a year of being in a relationship with his second wife, in 1990, the couple officially ended up their relationship, however, the reason for the divorce is not yet revealed.


Net Worth around $20 million

James Woods always had a successful career as an actor. The actor is estimated to have a net worth around $20 million. His net worth is an outcome of his hard work and his skills in the field. The actor has still been adding rapidly to his account. 


James Woods by the age of 69, has appeared in more than 130 films including few television series and has also lent his voice in many animated movies and games like The Simpson and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas respectively. He started his career in 1972 with the film titled 'The Visitors' and since then has been appearing in various movies with his dark, intense and sadistic characters. He is best known for his role in movies like, Vampires, Straw Dogs, and Salvador.

James woods is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Regarding his personal life, Woods had been in a couple of marriage, previously he was married to wife Kathryn Morrison and later with Sarah Owen, none of which worked and ended into a divorce. By the end of 2011, woods was formally in a relationship with 26 years old Ashley Madison which he has now replaced with 20 years old Kristen Baugness. Besides Woods career as an actor has earned him a net worth of around $20 million dollars