Woody Harrelson’s father was a killer.
Famous people usually have famous parents, but not all of them were well-known for doing good things. Charles Voyde Harrelson, the father of actor, Woody Harrelson, was convicted of assassinating the federal judge, John Wood and was sentenced to 2 life sentences.
Woody visited his father regularly in federal prison and said he was an articulate and well-read person. He even tried to appeal the court’s decision but wasn’t successful.
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An interesting fact: Charles Harrelson claimed that he was involved in the assassination of Kennedy but took back his words later. Conspiracy theorists believe that Charles Harrelson was actually one of the strange men arrested right after the assassination, but this is just speculation.
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