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Alfre Woodard

Alfre Woodard was born on November 8, 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the youngest of three children of Constance, a homemaker, and Marion H. Woodard, an interior designer. She was named by her godmother, who claimed she saw a vision of Alfre's name in written out in gold letters. A former high school cheerleader and track star, she got the acting bug ...

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Nov 8, 1952 In Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Hillary! Uncensored: Banned by the Media
Latest Project:
Movie 2000 Essence Awards 2016-03-05

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 30 wins & 64 nominations.

Known For
Poster of K-PAX
Poster of Dinosaur
Poster of Primal Fear
Poster of Star Trek: First Contact
Series Wild On... Unknown 2017
Movie So B. It Unknown 2017
Movie Precious Blood Herself - Narrator 2017
Series Luke Cage Unknown 2016
Movie 2000 Essence Awards Unknown 2016-03-05
Series Three Rivers Dr. Sophia Jordan 2016-02-12
Movie Maya Angelou and Still I Rise Herself 2016-01-01
Series The Last Ship Unknown 2015
Movie Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band Unknown 2015-04-01
Movie Mississippi Grind Sam 2015-08-13
Movie Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race Narrator 2015-06-01
Movie Knucklehead Unknown 2015
Movie Reflect, Reclaim, Rejoice: Preserving the Gift of Black Sacred Music Unknown 2014
Movie Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa Unknown 2014
Movie Makers: Women in Hollywood Unknown 2014
Movie The Hadza: Last of the First Unknown 2014
Movie 22nd Annual Trumpet Awards Unknown 2014
Movie 12 Years a Slave: A Historical Portrait Unknown 2014
Movie 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2014
Series State of Affairs President Constance Payton 2014-11-17
Movie Nelson Mandela Redrawn Unknown 2014-07-18
Movie Black Women Run Hollywood Unknown 2014-06-15
Movie The 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Unknown 2014-11-27
Movie Annabelle Evelyn 2014-10-03
Movie The Reel Story: 12 Years a Slave Unknown 2013
Series The Queen Latifah Show Unknown 2013-09-16
Series The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2013-09-22
Movie 12 Years a Slave Unknown 2013-11-08
Series Live with Kelly and Michael Unknown 2013
Movie Miracle Rising: South Africa Unknown 2013-02-10
Movie 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2013
Series Copper Unknown 2013
Movie The Door Unknown 2013
Movie 44th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2013-02-01
Movie Steel Magnolias Unknown 2012
Movie 43rd NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2012
Series Steve Harvey Unknown 2012-09-04
Series Oprah's Next Chapter Unknown 2012-01-01
Series Women, War & Peace Unknown 2011
Series Anderson Live Unknown 2011-09-12
Movie Little Birds Unknown 2011
Movie 41st NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2010
Series Black Panther Unknown 2010
Movie For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots Unknown 2010
Movie Have You Heard From Johannesburg Unknown 2010
Movie Obama in NC: The Path to History Herself 2010-02-16
Series Memphis Beat Lt. Tanya Rice 2010-06-22
Series Who Do You Think You Are? Unknown 2010-03-05
Series The Talk Unknown 2010-10-18
Series Sundance Directors Lab Herself 2009-08-03
Series The Mo'Nique Show Unknown 2009-10-05
Movie Maggie Hill Unknown 2009
Movie The 40th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2009-02-12
Series Desperate Housewives Unknown 2008
Movie Hillary! Uncensored: Banned by the Media Unknown 2008
Movie The Family That Preys Unknown 2008
Movie Reach for Me Unknown 2008
Series TV One on One Unknown 2008
Movie Medal of Honor Unknown 2008
Movie Road to Ingwavuma Unknown 2008
Movie TV Guide Live at the Emmy Awards Unknown 2008
Movie American Violet Unknown 2008
Movie The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2008
Series The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-05-14
Series True Blood Unknown 2008-09-07
Movie AmericanEast Angela Jensen 2008-11-14
Series My Own Worst Enemy Mavis Heller / ... 2008-09-01
Series Private Practice Unknown 2007-09-19
Movie 20 on 20 Unknown 2007
Movie Pictures of Hollis Woods Unknown 2007
Movie Nefertiti and the Lost Dynasty Unknown 2007
Series DP/30: Conversations About Movies Unknown 2007
Series Reel Junkie Unknown 2007-02-21
Movie The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2006-08-27
Movie 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2006-01-29
Movie Legends Ball Unknown 2006-05-22
Movie The 60th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2006-06-11
Series The Megan Mullally Show Unknown 2006-09-01
Movie Desperate Housewives Special: All the Juicy Details Unknown 2006
Movie King Leopold's Ghost Unknown 2006
Movie Take the Lead Unknown 2006
Movie Something New Unknown 2006
Movie Desperate Housewives Special: The More You Know, the Juicier It Gets Unknown 2006
Movie The Water Is Wide Unknown 2006
Series Corazón de... Unknown 2005
Series Inconceivable Unknown 2005
Series Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Unknown 2005-08-03
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Movie Beauty Shop Unknown 2005
Series Grey's Anatomy Unknown 2005-03-27
Movie Remembering 'The Forgotten' Unknown 2005
Movie On the Set: The Making of 'The Forgotten' Unknown 2005
Movie A Wrinkle in Time Mrs. Whatsit 2004-05-10
Movie All Our Sons: Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Unknown 2004
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Movie The Forgotten Det. Anne Pope 2004-09-24
Movie Tribeca Film Festival Presents Unknown 2003
Movie Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives Unknown 2003
Movie The 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2003
Movie The Core Unknown 2003-03-28
Movie Radio Unknown 2003
Movie Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property Unknown 2003
Movie The Singing Detective Unknown 2003
Movie The Wild Thornberrys Movie Unknown 2002
Series Save Our History Unknown 2002
Movie Baby of the Family Unknown 2002
Movie Searching for Debra Winger Unknown 2002
Series Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Unknown 2001
Movie The Wild Thornberrys: The Origin of Donnie Medicine Woman 2001
Movie K-PAX Dr. Claudia Villars 2001-10-26
Movie 32nd NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2001
Movie American Exile Unknown 2001
Movie The Kennedy Center Presents: Speak Truth to Power Unknown 2000
Movie Holiday Heart Unknown 2000
Movie The Tulsa Lynching of 1921: A Hidden Story None 2000-05-31
Movie What's Cooking? Unknown 2000
Movie John Henry Unknown 2000
Movie Lost Souls Unknown 2000-10-13
Movie Dinosaur Unknown 2000-05-19
Movie Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks Unknown 2000
Movie Love & Basketball Camille Wright 2000-04-21
Series Static Shock Unknown 2000-09-23
Series The Directors Unknown 1999-03-02
Movie The Wishing Tree Unknown 1999
Movie Funny Valentines Joyce May 1999-02-14
Movie The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1999
Series Independent Lens Unknown 1999-08-09
Movie Mumford Lily 1999-09-24
Movie 30th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1999
Movie The Underground Railroad Unknown 1999
Series Celebrity Profile Unknown 1999-01-01
Movie Different Moms Unknown 1999
Series The 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1998-01-18
Movie Secrets Unknown 1998
Movie 4th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 1998-03-08
Series Adventures from the Book of Virtues Unknown 1998
Movie 1998 ALMA Awards Unknown 1998-06-04
Movie Down in the Delta Unknown 1998
Movie Slave Ship Unknown 1997
Movie The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue Unknown 1997
Series Cadillac Desert Unknown 1997
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Movie Miss Evers' Boys Unknown 1997
Series The 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1997
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie The Member of the Wedding Unknown 1997
Movie Star Trek: First Contact Unknown 1996
Movie Primal Fear Unknown 1996
Movie 2nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 1996
Series Gulliver's Travels Unknown 1996
Movie Follow Me Home Unknown 1996
Series The 48th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1996-09-08
Movie Special Report: Journey to Mars Unknown 1996-03-25
Movie A Step Toward Tomorrow Unknown 1996
Movie Statistically Speaking Unknown 1995
Movie The Piano Lesson Unknown 1995
Movie The Wizard of Oz in Concert: Dreams Come True Unknown 1995
Series People's Century: 1900-1999 Unknown 1995
Movie The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1995
Series E! Live from the Red Carpet Unknown 1995-03-27
Movie The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1995-09-10
Series Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Unknown 1995-03-26
Movie How to Make an American Quilt Marianna 1995-10-06
Movie Crooklyn Carolyn Carmichael 1994-05-13
Movie Blue Chips Unknown 1994
Series Dennis Miller Live Unknown 1994-04-22
Movie The 51st Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1994-01-22
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Movie The 9th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 1994
Movie Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad Unknown 1994
Movie Aliens for Breakfast Unknown 1994
Movie The Essence Awards Unknown 1994-06-07
Series Extra Unknown 1994-09-05
Movie Frederick Douglass: When the Lion Wrote History Unknown 1994
Series A Century of Women Unknown 1994
Movie Countdown to Freedom: 10 Days That Changed South Africa Unknown 1994
Movie The 65th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1993-03-29
Series Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown 1993-01-31
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Movie Bopha! Unknown 1993
Movie Heart and Souls Unknown 1993
Movie Grand Canyon Jane 1992-01-17
Movie The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag Unknown 1992
Movie Rich in Love Unknown 1992
Movie Passion Fish Unknown 1992
Series The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1991-08-25
Movie Pretty Hattie's Baby Unknown 1991
Movie Miss Firecracker Popeye Jackson 1990-01-19
Series The 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1990
Movie Blue Bayou Unknown 1990
Movie A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story Unknown 1989
Movie The 10th Annual National CableACE Awards Unknown 1989-01-15
Series The Arsenio Hall Show Unknown 1989-01-03
Movie The Child Saver Unknown 1988
Movie 20th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1988
Series American Experience Unknown 1988-10-04
Movie Scrooged Unknown 1988
Movie The 9th Annual CableACE Awards Unknown 1988
Movie Mandela Unknown 1987-09-20
Movie The 39th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1987
Movie The Line Denise Powell 1987-07-29
Movie Extremities Patricia 1986-08-22
Movie The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1986
Series Ebony/Jet Showcase Unknown 1986
Series Faerie Tale Theatre Unknown 1986
Series The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 1986-09-08
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Movie Unnatural Causes Maude DeVictor 1986-11-10
Movie Words by Heart Unknown 1985
Series Sara Rozalyn Dupree 1985-01-23
Series The 36th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1984
Movie The 56th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1984-04-09
Movie Go Tell It on the Mountain Unknown 1984
Movie Sweet Revenge Unknown 1984
Series Reading Rainbow Unknown 1983-06-06
Movie Cross Creek Unknown 1983-10-27
Series Frontline Unknown 1983-01-17
Movie The Ambush Murders Unknown 1982
Series Tucker's Witch Marcia Fulbright 1982-10-06
Series American Playhouse Esther / ... 1982-01-12
Series St. Elsewhere Unknown 1982-10-26
Series Palmerstown, U.S.A. Unknown 1981
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Movie The Sophisticated Gents Unknown 1981
Movie HealtH Unknown 1980
Series Enos Unknown 1980-11-05
Movie Freedom Road Katie 1979-10-29
Movie Remember My Name Rita 1978-02-01
Series The White Shadow Unknown 1978-11-27
Movie The Trial of the Moke Unknown 1978
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14