Woody Harrelson punches a man for taking his daughter’s photos
Woody Harrelson was in a physical altercation, ET confirms. The incident happened on Wednesday at 11:03 p.m. at Washington, D.C.’s Watergate Hotel.
According to a representative from the DC Metropolitan Police Department, a man was photographing Harrelson and his daughter when he asked him to delete the photographs, at which point Harrelson was assaulted.
The man who was taking pictures of Woody Harrelson and his daughter on the hotel rooftop appeared to be drunk, according to the police.
According to the outlet, Harrelson told officers that the man lunged at him after he asked him to delete the photos. According to the outlet, a witness said the man lunged at Harrelson.
Per the outlet, Harrelson punched the man in what police called “apparent self-defense”. The man was questioned by the police after the incident.
At this time, the police have not arrested anyone. The case is still being investigated.
Police said that they are going to charge the man in the case. They will release his name when he is charged.
Laura Louie, the actor’s wife of 60 years, has three daughters. Deni is 28 years old, Makani is 15, Zoe is 25, and Makani is 15. It is unclear which of Harrelson’s daughters was with him when the alleged incident occurred.
Harrelson is in D.C. working on a new HBO miniseries about the Watergate scandal.
About Woody Harrelson
Woody Harrelson’s big break came when he was cast as a bartender on the sitcom Cheers. The show became popular and Woody became known by many. He was nominated for five Emmys and won one for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Harrelson moved into film and has had a lot of success. He starred in movies like Natural Born Killers, The Thin Red Line, No Country for Old Men and the Hunger Games series. In addition to his performance in True Detective on HBO, Harrelson received numerous accolades.
Life and family
In 1961, Charles and Diane Harrelson welcomed their son Woodrow Tracy Harrelson into the world. When Harrelson was only seven, his father went to prison for murder. This left Woody’s mother, a legal secretary, to raise him and his two brothers on her own in Lebanon, Ohio. In Indiana, Harrelson attended Hanover College, a Presbyterian university, after earning a scholarship through a strong, spiritual foundation.
Harrelson earned a bachelor’s degree in English and theatrical arts in 1983. After that, he went to New York City to become an actor. He started his career by working as an understudy in Neil Simon’s play Biloxi Blues. He also worked as an extra in various films and television shows.
Harrelson was briefly married to Nancy Simon, the daughter of playwright Neil Simon, in 1985. They had a quick wedding in Tijuana, Mexico. They planned to annul the marriage but divorced instead in 1986. They realized that it would be better to just get divorced instead. Laura Louie, previously Harrelson’s assistant, and the actor were married in Costa Rica in December 2008. He and Louie operated a Los Angeles restaurant and oxygen bar called 02, which served health foods. Deni Montana, Zoe Giordano, and Makani Ravello, the couple’s three daughters, live on Maui, Hawaii, in a self-sustained community.
Achievements and Rewards
A funny newcomer award he won in 1987 was for his performance in the NBC sitcom Cheers. Furthermore, he received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 1989.
He was given the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for his performance in ‘No Country for Old Men,’ which won him the Best Supporting Actor award at the Golden Globes.
In 2009, he earned several awards for his performance in the film ‘The Messenger’, including an Independent Spirit Award, a National Board of Review Award, and a San Diego Film Critics Society Award.
In 2011, he received the African-American Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor for his role in “Rampart.”