Born on June 4, 1936
From Chicago, Illinois
Bruce Dern as "Woody Grant"
Cantankerous old buzzard Woody Grant (Bruce Dern) can barely walk down the street of his home in Billings, Mont., without stopping for a drink. So when Woody receives receives a sweepstakes notice in the mail and insists on making a 750-mile trip to Lincoln, Neb., to collect his prize, it falls to baffled son David (Will Forte) to accompany him. During a stop in their Nebraska hometown, word gets out about Woody's fortune, first making him a hero, then later, the target of predatory people.
|Academy Award (2013)||Nominated||Actor in a Leading Role|
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2013)||Nominated||Leading Actor|
|Golden Globe (2013)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role|