One of Hollywood's most intense supporting and leading actors, James Woods has built a distinguished career on stage, screen, and television. Thanks to his father's job, he had a peripatetic childhood, living in four states and on the island of Guam. As a young man, he earned a scholarship to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; after obtaining a degree in political science, he set out to become a professional actor in New York. While in school he had appeared in numerous plays at M. Off-Broadway, he earned an Obie for his work in Saved.
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His best run Wednesday was good enough to hold off Norway's Birk Ruud by a slim margin. American Nick Goepper finished with the bronze. The year-old Woods won silver in slopestyle at worlds in and bronze in ' He just missed a podium spot at the Pyeongchang Games when he finished fourth. Goepper took Olympic silver in South Korea. Woods on Thursday shared on Twitter an email from his agent, Ken Kaplan.
James Howard Woods born April 18, is an American actor and producer, who is known for his work in theater, television, and film. He started his career in small roles on and off- Broadway. In , Woods made his television breakthrough alongside Meryl Streep playing her husband in the critically acclaimed four part miniseries Holocaust. Critic Roger Ebert praised Woods in the film calling him "a special talent"  , and Woods received a Golden Globe Award nomination for his performance. He is known for his roles in television films such as Bill W. He is also known for his voice roles as Hades in Disney 's animated feature Hercules , Stuart Little 2 , and Surf's Up and for voice-acting as himself on various episodes of Family Guy and The Simpsons. Woods was born in Vernal, Utah , on April 18,  and had a brother ten years younger.
Watch the video. Looking for something to watch? Sign In. Down this week. Smith and Gail Peyton Woods, a U. Army intelligence officer who died during Woods' childhood. James is of Irish, English, and German descent.