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Woody Strode
Original name: Woodrow Wilson Woolwine Strode
Birth: Jul. 25, 1914
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 1994
Glendora
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Professional Football Player, Actor. Born in Los Angeles, he was an athlete and a football star in his youth. His mother was full-blooded Blackfoot, and he played often, Indians in John Ford's films. In 1946 he was one of the first blacks to play in the National Football League. With a strong presence in the screen, he is best remembered for his play in John Ford's "Sergeant Rutledge" (1960). Also, he played in "Spartacus" (1960) and "The man who shot Liberty Valance" (1962), again, with John Ford. He was married almost forty years to a Hawaiian princess, Luukialuana Kalaeloa. His last film, "The Quick and the Dead" with Gene Hackman and Sharon Stone, released after his death. (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
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  Kalai Strode (1946 - 2014)*
 
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Burial:
Riverside National Cemetery
Riverside
Riverside County
California, USA
Plot: Section 46, Site 283
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Jul 12, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6599405
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- Lisa Mohan
 Added: Feb. 21, 2015

- MusicFan
 Added: Jan. 31, 2015
One of my favorite actors. R.I.P.
- Roy Fanning
 Added: Jan. 10, 2015
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