Woody Harrelson

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This guy knows his name but doesn't wish Woody Harrelson any good cheer.

Photographer Josh Levine sued the Oscar-nominated actor for $2.5 million Friday, claiming Harrelson injured him both physically and emotionally when he roughed him up two years ago outside a Hollywood club, per the Los Angeles Times.

According to the lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, Levine was working for TMZ.com on June 29, 2006, when he approached Harrelson near the intersection of Las Palmas Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard, only to tape the actor going medieval for the camera.

The video Levine shot at the time shows the paparazzo approaching Harrelson and calling out to get his attention.

The White Men Can't Jump star broke Levine's camera, choked him and shoved the camera into his ribs, the complaint alleges.

Levine is seeking $2.5 million in damages to compensate for mental, physical, nervous and emotional pain and suffering. He is also suing one of Harrelson's bodyguards, whom he claims was ordered to attack him.

Harrelson's camp couldn't immediately be reached for comment. The L.A. District Attorney's Office investigated the incident at the time but no charges were ever filed.

Levine originally sued the former sitcom star for assault and battery last year but dropped his case in January. His attorney said at the time, however, that the photog was contemplating revisiting the matter in the future.

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