Woody Strode

Woody Strode

  • Born on
    • July 25th, 1914
  • Died on
    • December 31st, 1994
​An athlete turned actor, Strode was a top-notch decathlete and a football star at UCLA. He became part of Hollywood lore after meeting director John Ford and becoming a part of the Ford "family," appearing in four Ford motion pictures. Strode also played the powerful gladiator who does battle with Kirk Douglas in Spartacus (1960).

Starring Woody Strode on Plex


Acting (34 Credits)

1995The Quick and the Dead as Charlie Moonlight
1993Posse as Storyteller
1992Storyville as Charlie Sumpter
1987A Gathering of Old Men as Yank
1984Lust in the Dust as Blackman
1984The Cotton Club as HolmesWatch Free
1983The Black Stallion Returns as Meslar
1982Vigilante as Rake
1981Scream as Charlie Winters
1977Kingdom of the Spiders as Walter Colby
1976Keoma as George
1972The Italian Connection as Frank Webster
1972The Revengers as Job
1969Boot Hill as Thomas
1969Che! as Guillermo
1968Once Upon a Time in the West as Frank's Gunman
1968Shalako as Chato
1966The Professionals as Jake Sharp
19667 Women as Lean Warrior
1965Genghis Khan as Sengal
1962The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance as Pompey
1961Two Rode Together as Stone Calf
1960Sergeant Rutledge as 1st Sgt. Braxton Rutledge
1960The Last Voyage as Hank Lawson
1960Spartacus as Draba
1959Pork Chop Hill as Pvt. Franklen
1958The Buccaneer as Toro
1956The Ten Commandments as King of Ethiopia
1954The Silver Chalice as Moor
1952Androcles and the Lion as The Lion
1951Bride of the Gorilla as Nedo
1943No Time for Love as Black Sandhog
1942Star Spangled Rhythm as Rochester's Chauffeur (uncredited)
1941Sundown as Tribal Policeman (uncredited)


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