Abraham Woodhull

War Hero

Birthday October 7, 1750

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace New York

DEATH DATE Jan 23, 1826 (75)

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About

Hero of the American Revolutionary War who was a member of the Culper Spy Ring. He is the central figure in the AMC drama Turn, which premiered in 2014.

Before Fame

Very little is known about his activities before the Revolutionary War.

Trivia

He began spying on British forces occupying Manhattan by pretending to visit his sister there.

Family Life

His father was a local judge.

Associated With

Billy Elliot star Jamie Bell portrays him on the television drama Turn.