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Woody Strode

​ An athlete turned actor, Strode was a top-notch decathlete and a football star at UCLA. He became part of Hollywood lore after meeting director John Ford and becoming a part of the Ford "family," appearing in four Ford motion pictures. Strode also played the powerful gladiator who does battle with Kirk Douglas in Spartacus (1960).

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Jul 25, 1914 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Stagecoach 1939-03-03
Latest Project:
Movie The Quick and the Dead 1995-02-09
Known For
Poster of Winterhawk
Poster of Boot Hill
Poster of City Beneath the Sea
Poster of Caribbean
Movie The Quick and the Dead Charlie Moonlight 1995-02-09
Movie Posse Storyteller 1993-05-14
Movie Bronx Executioner Sheriff Warren (archive footage) 1989-06-08
Movie James Stewart's Wonderful Life (archive footage) 1988-11-22
Movie A Gathering of Old Men Yank 1987-05-10
Movie The Last Warrior Sam 1984-03-10
Movie The Violent Breed Polo 1984-02-24
Movie Jungle Warriors Luther 1984-05-11
Movie The Cotton Club Holmes 1984-12-14
Movie Lust in the Dust Gang Member 1984-11-14
Movie Vigilante Rake 1983-01-04
Movie The Black Stallion Returns Meslar 1983-03-25
Movie Angkor: Cambodia Express Woody 1982-01-01
Movie Invaders of the Lost Gold Cal 1982-09-20
Movie Scream Charlie Winters 1981-01-01
Movie Cuba Crossing Titi 1980-02-23
Movie Jaguar Lives! Sensei 1979-08-09
Movie Ravagers Brown 1979-05-01
Movie Oil Ben 1978-07-21
Movie Kingdom of the Spiders Walter Colby 1977-08-24
Movie Keoma George 1976-11-25
Movie The Quest: The Longest Drive Tucker 1976-01-01
Movie Loaded Guns Silvera 1975-01-18
Movie We Are No Angels Black Bill 1975-09-25
Movie Winterhawk Big Rude 1975-11-05
Movie The Revengers Job 1972-06-21
Movie Black Rodeo Narrator 1972-05-01
Movie The Italian Connection Frank Webster 1972-09-02
Movie The Gatling Gun Runner the Scout 1971-05-01
Movie Scipio the African 1971-09-09
Movie The Last Rebel Duncan 1971-09-24
Movie The Unholy Four Woody 1970-03-11
Movie Tarzan's Deadly Silence Marshak 1970-07-03
Movie The Deserter Jackson 1970-12-04
Movie Breakout Skip Manion 1970-08-12
Movie Che! Guillermo 1969-06-27
Movie Boot Hill Thomas 1969-12-20
Movie Black Jesus Maurice Lalubi 1968-05-16
Movie Shalako Chato 1968-11-06
Movie Once Upon a Time in the West Stony - Member of Frank's Gang 1968-12-21
Movie 7 Women Lean Warrior 1966-01-05
Movie The Professionals Jake Sharp 1966-11-01
Movie Genghis Khan Sengal 1965-04-15
Movie Tarzan's Three Challenges Khan / Dying Leader 1963-01-29
Movie The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Pompey 1962-04-22
Movie Two Rode Together Stone Calf 1961-07-26
Movie The Sins of Rachel Cade Muwango 1961-04-02
Movie Sergeant Rutledge 1st Sgt. Braxton Rutledge 1960-05-18
Movie The Last Voyage Hank Lawson 1960-02-19
Movie Spartacus Draba 1960-10-13
Movie Pork Chop Hill Pvt. Franklen 1959-05-29
Movie Tarzan's Fight for Life Ramo 1958-08-15
Movie The Buccaneer Toro 1958-12-11
Movie The Ten Commandments King of Ethiopia 1956-10-05
Movie The Gambler from Natchez Josh 1954-08-04
Movie Mandrake the Magician Lothar 1954-01-01
Movie The Silver Chalice Moor 1954-12-20
Movie Jungle Gents Malaka 1954-09-05
Movie City Beneath the Sea Djion 1953-03-11
Movie Androcles and the Lion The Lion 1952-12-01
Movie Caribbean Esau 1952-09-01
Movie The Lion Hunters Walu 1951-03-25
Movie Bride of the Gorilla Nedo 1951-10-01
Movie No Time for Love Black Sandhog 1943-11-10
Movie Star Spangled Rhythm Rochester's Chauffeur (uncredited) 1942-03-05
Movie Sundown Tribal Policeman (uncredited) 1941-10-31
Movie Stagecoach Man in Saloon (uncredited) 1939-03-03
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