James Woods Overview

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Born: April 18, 1947

Intense. That one word pretty much sums up the screen presence of this native of Vernal, Utah. And it's no wonder he comes off as a little intense when he says things such as, "My contract with the audience is that it has an absolute unmitigated right to the barest, naked soul of that character. I think acting is being like an assassin. You must have no reservations about what you do." This intensity has earned him a -- deservedly or not -- reputation for being a little difficult to work with... See All

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