James Woods is an American actor who has made a name for himself in Hollywood, taking on roles in a wide range of different projects. From theater to film and television, Woods has won numerous awards and nominations over the course of his career, with a net worth of $8 million. In this article, we will explore James Woods’ life, career, relationships, political views, and real estate portfolio.
James Howard Woods was born on April 18th, 1947 in Vernal, Utah, and raised in Warwick, Rhode Island in a Catholic household. Woods’ father was an army intelligence officer who passed away in 1960. After graduating from high school, Woods attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology but dropped out one semester short of graduating in order to pursue a career in acting.
Woods first started acting in off-Broadway plays and it wasn’t until he had appeared in almost 40 stage productions that he was given the chance to appear on Broadway. He received critical acclaim for his performance in the miniseries “Holocaust” alongside Meryl Streep. Woods’ film career took off with “The Onion Field,” which earned him numerous award nominations.
Woods went on to star in many notable films, including “Once Upon a Time in America” and “Casino,” and established himself as a voice actor in animated films and video games. He won two Primetime Emmy Awards for his roles in “Promise” and “My Name is Bill W.” Throughout the 2000s, Woods worked in a number of TV shows, including “Shark” and “Coma.”
Woods was married to costume designer Kathryn Morrison-Pahoa for three years before they divorced. In 1989, he married Sarah Owens, an equestrian who was 16 years his junior, but their marriage lasted just four months before ending in divorce. In 2005, Woods began dating Ashley Madison, reportedly the daughter of one of his golfing buddies. They broke up in 2013.
Woods started out as a Democrat, but became an Independent after Bill Clinton’s impeachment. He then became a Republican and supported President Trump. He frequently voices his political views on Twitter, where he has over 2 million followers, often putting forward controversial ideas and theories. In 2018, Woods was dropped by his talent agency and claimed that he was dropped because of his right-wing views.
Sexual Assault Allegations
In 2017, Woods was accused by actress Amber Tamblyn of trying to seduce her and a friend when they were both 16. Woods denied these allegations.
Woods has a significant real estate portfolio, owning properties in Hollywood Hills, Beverly Hills, and Exeter, Rhode Island. His Hollywood Hills property was purchased in 2014 for $2.2 million and was back on the market in 2018 for $2.55 million. In 2015, he acquired a Beverly Hills property with a swimming pool for $2.25 million. In 2017, he purchased a nearby house in Beverly Hills for $2.1 million. As of 2018, his lake-front property in Exeter, Rhode Island was for sale for $1.1 million, and was also available to rent for $4,000 per month.
James Woods is an accomplished actor with a diverse career spanning theater, film, and television. He has won numerous awards and nominations, and owns a significant real estate portfolio. Despite controversies surrounding his personal life and political views, Woods has remained a prominent figure in Hollywood.