My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

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Woodrow Wilson Woolwine “Woody” Strode
(July 25, 1914 – December 31, 1994)
was a decathlete and football star who went on to become a pioneering African American film actor. He was nominated for a Golden Globe award for
Best Supporting Actor for his role in Spartacus in 1960.
He served in the US Army during World War II.

Woody Strode Westerns

Sergeant Rutledge (1960) / Two Rode Together (1961) / The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) / The Professionals (1966) / Shalako (1968) / Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) / Boot Hill (1969) / Chuck Moll (1970) / The Deserter (1971) / The Revengers (1972) / Keoma (Django Rides Again) and (The Violent Breed) (1976) / Lust in the Dust (1985) / Posse (1993) /
The Quick and the Dead (1995)

3 thoughts on “The Professionals … Woody Strode

  1. Teepee12 says:

    Thank you. A much neglected and underrated actor. He deserves some recognition!

    1. jcalberta says:

      Yes, and a man who exuded dignity in his work. Appeared in at least 4 Western Classics: The Professionals, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Once Upon a Time in the West, Sergeant Rutledge, Two Rode Together …

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