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Woods was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and studied acting under Alfre Woodard and Bill Duke. Beside his acting work, Woods is also a skilled voice talent and provided the voice of the mission commander in the cd-rom series "Tom Clancy: Ghost Recon". Woods graduated from the Indiana University and the Colorado College, where he received a BA in English, Sociology, and Drama. Due to a knee injury, Woods was not able to carry on his basketball career and instead began with acting courses.
Woods has started in the early '90s with appearances in television series such as Freshman Dorm (1992), Friends (1996, with Tahj Mowry), 3rd Rock From the Sun (1996, with Richard McGonagle), JAG (1997, with Steven Culp), Profiler (1997, with Lori Petty, Deborah Strang, Dennis Christopher, and Callan White), and Silk Stalkings (1998, with D.C. Douglas), beside feature films such as the television thriller Fugitive Nights: Danger in the Desert (1993, starring Teri Garr, Barbara Babcock, and Tony Jay), the drama Tunnel Rat (1997), the thriller Two Came Back (1997, with stunts by Anita Hart, Jennifer Caputo, and Joey Box), the German television pilot JETS - Leben am Limit (1999), the television biography Michael Jordan: An American Hero (1999, starring Michael Jace), and the drama Family Tree (1999, with George Murdock, Jack Donner, and Hamilton Camp).
He continued and played a cop in Daniel Sackheim's thriller The Glass House (2001, with Vyto Ruginis, Erick Avari, and John Billingsley), the prince of Morocco in the drama Shakespeare's Merchant (2003), and a talk show host in the television bio about Arnold Schwarzenegger See Arnold Run (2005, with Leonard Kelly-Young, Clint Carmichael, and David Ellenstein). More notable, Woods appeared in several television series, including Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (2001), Scrubs (2003, with Ken Jenkins and directed by Marc Buckland), Veronica Mars (2006), Boston Legal (2006, with William Shatner, Rene Auberjonois, Henry Gibson, and Armin Shimerman), and Heroes (2007, with Zachary Quinto, Cristine Rose, Thomas Dekker, and Colby French).
Woods resides in Southern California with his wife and two children.