Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
Ueli Steiger to Milt Tarver
Woody Strode Biography (1914-1994)
Born Woodrow Wilson Woolwine Strode, July 28, 1914, in Los Angeles, CA; diedDecember 31, 1994, in Glendora, CA; married Luukialuana Kalaeloa (a Hawaiianprincess), 1941 (died, 1980); married; wife's name, Tina, May 10, 1982.
- Birth Details
- July 28, 1914
- Los Angeles, California, United States
- Death Details
- December 31, 1994
- Glendora, California, United States
Credits; Film Appearances
- Tribal policeman, Sundown, United Artists, 1941.
- "Smart as a Tack" number, Star Spangled Rhythm, Paramount, 1942.
- Sandhog, No Time for Love, Paramount, 1943.
- Policeman, Bride of the Gorilla, Real Art, 1951.
- Walu, The Lion Hunters (also known as Bomba and the Lion), Monogram, 1951.
- Esau, Caribbean (also known as Caribbean Gold), Paramount, 1952.
- The Lion, Androcles and the Lion, RKO Pictures, 1952.
- Native mail boy, African Treasure (also known as Bomba and the African Treasure), Monogram, 1952.
- Djion, City Beneath the Sea (also known as One Hour to Doom's Day), Universal, 1953.
- Malaka, Jungle Gents, Allied Artists, 1954.
- Josh, The Gambler from Natchez, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1954.
- Gladiator, Demetrius and the Gladiators, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1954.
- Guard, Son of Sinbad (also known as Nights in a Harem),RKO Pictures, 1955.
- King of Ethiopa, The Ten Commandments, Paramount, 1956.
- Ramo, Tarzan's Fight for Life, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1958.
- Soldier, The Buccaneer, Paramount, 1958.
- Franklin, Pork Chop Hill, United Artists, 1959.
- Hank Lawson, The Last Voyage, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1960.
- First Sergeant Braxton Rutledge, Sergeant Rutledge (also known as The Trial of Sergeant Rutledge), Warner Bros., 1960.
- Draba, Spartacus, Universal, 1960.
- Muwango, The Sins of Rachel Cade (also known as Rachel Cade), Warner Bros., 1961.
- Stone Calf, Two Rode Together, Columbia, 1961.
- Pompey, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Paramount, 1962.
- Khan/Tarim, Tarzan's Three Challenges, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1963.
- Sengal, Genghis Khan (also known as Dzingis-Kan and Dschingis Khan), Columbia, 1965.
- Lean Warrior, 7 Women (also known as Seven Women), Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer,1966.
- Jacob Sharp, The Professionals, Columbia, 1966.
- Maurice Lalubi, Seated at His Right (also known as Black Jesus, Out of Darkness, Seduta Alla Sua Destra, and Super Brother), Castoro, 1968.
- Chato, Shalako, Cinerama, 1968.
- Thomas, Boot Hill (also known as La Collina Degli Stivali and Trinity Rides Again), Film Ventures, 1969.
- Guillermo, Che!, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1969.
- Stony, Once Upon a Time in the West (also known as C'era una Volta Il West), Paramount, 1969.
- Marshak, Tarzan's Deadly Silence (also known as The Deadly Silence), National General, 1970.
- The Unholy Four (also known as L'uomo della Vendetta), Atlas, 1970.
- Duncan, The Last Rebel, Columbia, 1971.
- Jackson, The Deserter (also known as Ride to Glory and La Spina Dorsale del Diavolo), Paramount, 1971.
- Narrator, Black Rodeo (documentary), 1972.
- Job, The Revengers, National General, 1972.
- Runner, The Gatling Gun (also known as King Gun), Ellman, 1972.
- Frank, The Italian Connection (also known as Hired to Kill, La Mala Ordina, Manhunt, and Manhunt in Milan), AIP, 1973.
- Silvera, Loaded Guns (also known as Colpo in Canna and Stick 'em Up, Darlings), Live Home Video, 1975.
- Black Bill, Noi non Siamo Angeli (also known as We Are No Angels), 1975.
- Big Rude, Winterhawk, Howco, 1976.
- Oil, Video Communications Inc., 1977.
- Walter Colby, Kingdom of the Spiders, Dimension Pictures, 1977.
- Brown, Ravagers, Columbia, 1979.
- Sensei, Jaguar Lives! (also known as El Felino), American International Pictures, 1979.
- Titi, Cuba Crossing (also known as Assignment: Kill Castro, Kill Castro,The Mercenaries, Sweet Dirty Tony, and Sweet Violent Tony), Key West, 1980.
- Woody, Angkor: Cambodia Express, Monarex, 1981, released in the U.S., 1985.
- Rake, Vigilante (also known as Street Gang), Film Ventures, 1983.
- Charlie Winters, Scream (also known as The Outing), LIVE Home Video/Vestron, 1983.
- Sam, The Final Executioner (also known as The Last Warrior and L'Ultimo Guerriero), Cannon, 1983.
- Meslar, The Black Stallion Returns, United Artists, 1983.
- Luther, Jungle Warriors, Aquarius, 1984.
- Holmes, The Cotton Club, Orion, 1984.
- Blackman, Lust in the Dust, New World, 1985.
- The Bronx Executioner, Cannon Video, 1986.
- Paolo, The Violent Breed (also known as Razza Violenta), Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1986.
- Yank, Murder on the Bayou (also known as A Gathering of Old Men), VidmarkEntertainment, 1991.
- Charlie Sumpter, Storyville, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992.
- Storyteller, Posse, Gramercy Pictures, 1993.
- Charlie Moonlight, The Quick and the Dead, TriStar, 1995.
Credits; Television Appearances; Movies
- Breakout, 1970.
- Key West, 1973.
- On Fire, 1987.
- Yank, A Gathering of Old Men, 1987.
Credits; Television Appearances; Episodic
- Soldiers of Fortune, syndicated, 1955.
- Jungle Jim, 1955.
- The Man from Blackhawk, ABC, 1960.
- Binnaburra, "Incident of the Boomerang," Rawhide, CBS, 1961.
- The Lieutenant, NBC, 1964.
- The Farmer's Daughter, ABC, 1964.
- Tarzan, NBC, 1966.
- Daniel Boone, NBC, 1966.
- Tarzan, NBC, 1967.
- Tarzan, NBC, 1968.
- The Manhunter, CBS, 1973.
- "The Longest Drive," The Quest, NBC, 1976.
- Arapaho Chief, How the West Was Won, ABC, 1978.
- "Return of the Fighting 69th," Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, NBC, 1979.
- (With Sam Young) Goal Dust: An Autobiography, Madison Books (Lanham, MD),1990.
- Time ("Milestones" column), January 16, 1995.
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