Ron Woodroof

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Birthday
3, 1950
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
3, 1950 (age 69)
Birthplace
Texas

About

American HIV sufferer who created the famed Dallas Buyers Club in an effort to distribute medicine to others suffering from HIV. The final years of his life were dramatized in the critically-acclaimed 2013 film Dallas Buyers Club.

Before Fame

He was born in Dallas and worked as an electrician.

Trivia

At one point, he sued the Food and Drug Administration after they banned a drug he was using to treat his HIV.

Family Life

He was divorced three times and had a daughter named Yvette.

Associated With

He was portrayed in Dallas Buyers Club by Matthew McConaughey, who won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance.

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