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Woodrow Wilson Woolwine Strode was an American athlete and actor. He was a decathlete and football star who was one of the first Black American players in the National Football League in the postwar era. After football, he went on to become a film actor, where he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Spartacus in 1960. read more

Woodrow Wilson Woolwine Strode was an American athlete and actor. He was a decathlete and football star who was one of the first Black American players in the National Football League in the postwar era. After football, he went on to become a film actor, where he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Spartacus in 1960. He served in the United States Army during World War II.

Birth Name

Woodrow Wilson Woolwine Strode

Born

Saturday, 25 July 1914

Died

Saturday, 31 December 1994

Actor Filmography

Eurocrime! The Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the '70s Himself 2012
Farewell Himself (archive footage) 2009
Classified X Himself (archive footage) 1998
The Quick And The Dead Charlie Moonlight 1995
Posse Storyteller 1993
Storyville Charlie Sumpter 1992
The Bronx Executioner Sheriff Warren (archive footage) 1989
A Gathering of Old Men Yank 1987
Lust In The Dust Blackman, Hard Case Gang 1985
The Cotton Club Holmes 1984
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Eurocrime! The Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the '70s Himself 2012
Farewell Himself (archive footage) 2009
Classified X Himself (archive footage) 1998
The Quick And The Dead Charlie Moonlight 1995
Posse Storyteller 1993
Storyville Charlie Sumpter 1992
The Bronx Executioner Sheriff Warren (archive footage) 1989
A Gathering of Old Men Yank 1987
Lust In The Dust Blackman, Hard Case Gang 1985
The Cotton Club Holmes 1984
The Black Stallion Returns Meslar 1983
Vigilante Rake 1983
Invaders of the Lost Gold Cal 1982
Angkor: Cambodia Express Woody 1982
Scream Charlie Winters 1981
Cuba Crossing Titi 1980
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sgt. 'Big Red' MacMurthy 1979
Jaguar Lives! Sensei 1979
Ravagers Brown 1979
The Dukes of Hazzard Willie 1979
Kingdom of the Spiders Walter Colby 1977
Fantasy Island Makalo 1977
Keoma George 1976
The Quest Tucker 1976
How the West Was Won Arapaho Chief 1976
The Quest: The Longest Drive Tucker 1976
Winterhawk Big Rude 1975
We Are No Angels Black Bill 1975
Loaded Guns Silvera 1975
The Manhunter Ernie Sutton 1974
The Italian Connection Frank Webster 1972
The Revengers Job 1972
Black Rodeo Narrator (voice) 1972
Tarzan and the Perils of Charity Jones (archive footage) 1971
The Last Rebel Duncan 1971
Scipio the African Massinissa - re di Numidia 1971
The Gatling Gun Runner the Scout 1971
The Devil's Backbone Jackson 1970
Breakout Skip Manion 1970
Tarzan's Deadly Silence Marshak 1970
Boot Hill Thomas (as Woody Stroode) 1969
The David Frost Show Himself 1969
Che! Guillermo 1969
Once Upon a Time in the West Stony - Member of Frank's Gang 1968
Shalako Chato 1968
Black Jesus Maurice Lalubi 1968
The Professionals Jake 1966
Tarzan Chaka, Sgt. Marshak, Bangu, Jamoya 1966
Batman Grand Mogul 1966
7 Women Lean Warrior 1966
Genghis Khan Sengal 1965
Daniel Boone Goliath 1964
The Farmer's Daughter Instructor 1963
The Lieutenant Sgt. Logan Holt 1963
Tarzan's Three Challenges Dying Leader 1963
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Pompey 1962
Two Rode Together Stone Calf 1961
The Sins Of Rachel Cade Muwango 1961
Spartacus Draba 1960
Sergeant Rutledge 1st Sgt. Braxton Rutledge 1960
The Last Voyage Hank Lawson 1960
The Man from Blackhawk Tego 1959
Pork Chop Hill Pvt. Franklin 1959
Rawhide Corporal Gabe Washington, Binnaburra 1959
The Buccaneer Toro (as Woodrow Strode) 1958
Tarzan's Fight for Life Ramo 1958
The Ten Commandments King of Ethiopia (as Woodrow Strode) 1956
Jungle Jim Zanguma 1955
Son of Sinbad 1955
Soldiers of Fortune Gulio 1955
The Silver Chalice Moor 1954
Jungle Gents Malaka 1954
The Gambler from Natchez Josh 1954
Demetrius And The Gladiators 1954
The Royal African Rifles Soldier 1953
City Beneath the Sea Djion 1953
Private Secretary 1953
Androcles And The Lion The Lion 1953
Ramar of the Jungle Chief Naruma (as Woodrow Strode) 1952
Caribbean Esau 1952
Dangerous Assignment Mongo 1952
Bride of the Gorilla Nedo - Policeman 1951
The Lion Hunters Walu 1951
No Time For Love Black Sandhog 1943
Star Spangled Rhythm Woodrow - Rochester's Motorcycle Chauffeur 1942
Sundown Tribal Policeman 1941
Stagecoach Man in Saloon (uncredited) 1939
1961 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor Nominated
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