Woody Strode

Woody Strode

About Woody Strode

Woody Strode

Woody Strode

July 25, 1914 - December 31, 1994

Place of Birth    :   Los Angeles, California, USA
Also Known As    :   Woodrow Wilson Woolwine Strode, Woodrow Strode, Woody Stroode
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​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).