The Truth About Woody Harrelson's Hitman Father
With his Texas twang and laid-back attitude, Woody Harrelson is a truly unique talent. The man has starred in everything from classic sitcoms like Cheers to gritty procedurals like True Detective. On top of that, he's earned three Oscar nominations for stunning performances in The People vs. Larry Flynt, The Messenger, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
But while the man has found success in Tinseltown, Harrelson didn't have a privileged upbringing. Along with his two siblings, Harrelson was raised by his mom, who worked as a secretary and did all the parenting alone. So where was Harrelson's father? Well … probably shooting someone.
As it turns out, Woody's dad, Charles Harrelson, made a living by filling people full of lead. The man was a contract killer who hired himself out to drug lords and greedy businessmen. And in addition to murdering for money, Charles Harrelson has even become a mythical figure in the conspiracy theory world. From assassinations to supermax prison, here's the untold truth of Woody Harrelson's hitman father.