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 Woody Strode

Woody Strode

Original Name Woodrow Wilson Woolwine
Birth
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 31 Dec 1994 (aged 80)
Glendora, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA
Plot Section 46, Site 283
Memorial ID 6599405 · View Source
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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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WOODROW W W STRODE
PFC US ARMY AIR CORP
WORLD WAR II
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AS LONG AS THE RIVERS FLOW


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 12 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6599405
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Woody Strode (25 Jul 1914–31 Dec 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6599405, citing Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .