The Professionals … Woody Strode

30 Jun

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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.
(Wikipedia)

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 Responses to “The Professionals … Woody Strode”

  1. Teepee12 June 30, 2013 at 9:38 pm #

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

    • jcalberta June 30, 2013 at 10:11 pm #

      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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