Woody Strode

Woody Strode
1914 - 1994
Woody Strode  American Actor

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Woody Strode was previously married to Tina Strode (1982 - 1995) and Luana Strode.

Woody Strode was in a relationship with Barbara Payton.


American Actor Woody Strode was born Woodrow Wilson Woolwine Strode on 25th July, 1914 in Los Angeles, California, USA and passed away on 31st Dec 1994 Foothill Presbyterian Hospital, Glendora, Los Angeles County, California, USA aged 80. He is most remembered for his roles as Sergeant Braxton Rutledge in the 1960 Technicolor Western film Sergeant Rutledge, Draba in the 1960 epic historical drama film Spartacus, and Maurice Lalubi in the 1968 drama film Black Jesus. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Woody Strode is a member of the following lists: American film actors, People from Los Angeles, California and University of California, Los Angeles alumni.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 40 years 26 years, 6 months 13 years
Dating1 - - -
Total3 40 years 17 years, 8 months 13 years


First Name Woody
Middle Name Wilson Woodwine
Last Name Strode
Full Name at Birth Woodrow Wilson Woolwine Strode
Alternative Name Woodrow Wilson Woolwine Strode, Woody, Woody Strode, Woody Stroode
Birthday 25th July, 1914
Birthplace Los Angeles, California, USA
Died 31st December, 1994
Place of Death Foothill Presbyterian Hospital, Glendora, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Cause of Death Lung Cancer
Buried Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA
Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
Weight 205lbs (93 kg)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Often played quiet, dignified men of action, Towering height
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School Thomas Jefferson High School, South East Los Angeles, California, USA
University University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
Occupation Text Actor, Football Player, Wrestler, Author, Martial Artist
Occupation Actor
American Football Position End
Claim to Fame his roles as Sergeant Braxton Rutledge in the 1960 Technicolor Western film Sergeant Rutledge, Draba in the 1960 epic historical drama film Spartacus, and Maurice Lalubi in the 1968 drama film Black Jesus
Year(s) Active 1941–1994
Official Websites www.nndb.com/people/462/000091189/
Friend John Wayne, Lee Marvin, Andy Devine
Favorite Movies Sergeant Rutledge (1960) (his own)

Woodrow Wilson Woolwine Strode (July 25, 1914 – December 31, 1994) was an American actor, football player and author. He was a decathlete and football star who was one of the first Black American players in the National Football League in the postwar era. After football, he went on to become a film actor, where he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Spartacus in 1960. Strode also served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II.

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Woody Strode80 LeoActor
Tina Strode-
Luana Strode63 ScorpioActress
Barbara Payton39 ScorpioActress


The Quick and the Dead1995Charlie MoonlightMovie
Storyville1992Charlie SumpterMovie
A Gathering of Old Men1987YankTV Movie
On Fire1987WoodyTV Movie
Lust in the Dust1985Blackman, Hardcase's GangMovie
Jungle Warriors1984LutherMovie
The Violent Breed1984PoloMovie
The Cotton Club1984HolmesMovie
L'ultimo guerriero1984SamMovie
The Black Stallion Returns1983MeslarMovie
Angkor: Cambodia Express1982WoodyMovie
Horror Safari1982CalMovie
Scream1981Charlie WintersMovie
Cuba Crossing1980TitiMovie
Jaguar Lives!1979SenseiMovie
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century1979Sgt. 'Big Red' MacMurthyTV Show
The Dukes of Hazzard1979WillieTV Show
Cuibul salamandrelor1978BenMovie
Kingdom of the Spiders1977Walter ColbyMovie
Fantasy Island1977MakaloTV Show
Cowboysan1977BaddieShort Film
Martinelli, Outside Man1977Shaker ThompsonTV Movie
How the West Was Won1976Arapaho ChiefTV Show
The Quest: The Longest Drive1976TuckerTV Movie
The Quest1976TuckerTV Show
Colpo in canna1975SilveraMovie
We Are No Angels1975Black BillMovie
Winterhawk1975Big RudeMovie
The Manhunter1974Ernie SuttonTV Show
Key West1973Candy RhodesTV Movie
The Italian Connection1972Frank WebsterMovie
The Revengers1972JobMovie
Scipione detto anche l'africano1971Massinissa - re di NumidiaMovie
The Gatling Gun1971Runner the ScoutMovie
The Last Rebel1971DuncanMovie
The Unholy Four1970WoodyMovie
The Devil's Backbone1970Cpl. JacksonMovie
Breakout1970Skip ManionTV Movie
Boot Hill1969Thomas (as Woody Stroode)Movie
Black Jesus1968Maurice LalubiMovie
Once Upon a Time in the West1968Stony - Member of Frank's GangMovie
7 Women1966Lean WarriorMovie
The Professionals1966JakeMovie
Batman1966Grand MogulTV Show
Tarzan1966Chaka / Sgt. Marshak / Bangu / ...TV Show
Genghis Khan1965SengalMovie
Daniel Boone1964GoliathTV Show
Tarzan's Three Challenges1963Khan / Dying LeaderMovie
The Farmer's Daughter1963InstructorTV Show
The Lieutenant1963Sgt. Logan HoltTV Show
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance1962PompeyMovie
The Sins of Rachel Cade1961MuwangoMovie
Two Rode Together1961Stone CalfMovie
Sergeant Rutledge19601st Sgt. Braxton RutledgeMovie
The Last Voyage1960Hank LawsonMovie
Pork Chop Hill1959Pvt. FranklinMovie
Rawhide1959Binnaburra / Corporal Gabe WashingtonTV Show
The Man from Blackhawk1959TegoTV Show
Tarzan's Fight for Life1958RamoMovie
The Buccaneer1958Toro (as Woodrow Strode)Movie
The Ten Commandments1956King of Ethiopia (as Woodrow Strode)Movie
Son of Sinbad1955Palace Guard (uncredited)Movie
Jungle Jim1955ZangumaTV Show
Soldiers of Fortune1955GulioTV Show
Buruuba1955Chief (uncredited)Movie
Demetrius and the Gladiators1954Gladiator (uncredited)Movie
The Gambler from Natchez1954JoshMovie
The Silver Chalice1954Moor (uncredited)Movie
Jungle Gents1954Malaka (uncredited)Movie
Jungle Man-Eaters1954One of Native Escorts to Biplane (uncredited)Movie
Mandrake the Magician1954LotharTV Movie
City Beneath the Sea1953DjionMovie
Private Secretary1953TV Show
The Royal African Rifles1953SoldierMovie
Androcles and the Lion1952The LionMovie
Ramar of the Jungle1952Chief Naruma / Big Boy / Na-HooTV Show
African Treasure1952Mailman (uncredited)Movie
Bride of the Gorilla1951Nedo - PolicemanMovie
The Lion Hunters1951Walu (as Woodrow Strode)Movie
Dangerous Assignment1950MongoTV Show
No Time for Love1943Black Sandhog (uncredited)Movie
Star Spangled Rhythm1942Woodrow - Rochester's Motorcycle Chauffeur (uncredited)Movie
Sundown1941Tribal Policeman (uncredited)Movie
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