James Howard Woods is an Oscar-nominated and three-time Emmy Award winning American actor. He was nominated for an Academy Award twice: the first in 1987 for Best Actor in “Salvador” and “Ghosts of Mississippi”. He has also garnered critical praise for his voice work for Hades in Disney’s “Hercules”.
Woods appeared as himself in the episode of “The Simpsons” entitled “Homer and Apu” and in an episode of Family Guy entitled “Peter’s Got Woods.” In 2006, Woods starred opposite Cuba Gooding Jr. in the political thriller “End Game”. He now stars in the CBS legal drama “Sharks”.
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