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Alfre Woodard

Alfre Ette Woodard (born November 8, 1952) is an American film, stage, and television actress. She has been nominated once for an Academy Award and Grammy Awards, 12 times for Emmy Awards (winning four), and has also won a Golden Globe and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. She is known for her role in films such as Cross Creek, Miss Firecracker, Grand Canyon, Passion Fish, Primal Fear, Star Trek: First Contact, Miss Evers' Boys, K-PAX, Radio, Take the Lead and The Family That Preys. Description above from the Wikipedia article Alfre Woodard, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Nov 8, 1952 In Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story
Latest Project:
Movie Burning Sands 2017-01-24
Known For
Poster of Single & Fabulous
Poster of Disney's American Legends
Poster of Dinosaur
Poster of How To Make An American Quilt
Series Maggie Hill Unknown 2019
Movie Burning Sands Professor Hughes 2017-01-24
Movie Captain America: Civil War Miriam Sharpe 2016-04-27
Movie So B. It Bernadette 2016-06-07
Series Marvel's Luke Cage Mariah Dillard 2016-09-30
Series A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story Unknown 2016
Movie Knucklehead Sheila 2015-02-01
Movie Mississippi Grind Bookmaker 2015-07-04
Movie Annabelle Evelyn 2014-10-02
Series State of Affairs President Constance Payton 2014-11-17
Movie The Door E 2013-07-02
Movie 12 Years a Slave Mistress Shaw 2013-10-18
Movie Steel Magnolias Ouiser 2012-10-07
Series Memphis Beat Lieutenant Tanya Rice 2010-06-22
Movie Reach for Me Evelyn 2009-04-05
Series True Blood Unknown 2008-09-07
Movie American Violet Alma Roberts 2008-01-01
Series The Megan Mullally Show Unknown 2006-09-18
Series Single & Fabulous Lily 2006-09-25
Movie Take the Lead Augustine James 2006-03-17
Series Be Strong, Geum-soon! Akela (Cheetah Mother) (voice) 2005-02-14
Movie Hellboy Unknown 2004-04-02
Series Desperate Housewives Unknown 2004-10-03
Movie The Singing Detective Chief of Staff 2003-10-24
Series Basta't Kasama Kita Alice Pratt 2003-05-31
Movie The Core Stickley 2003-03-28
Movie A Wrinkle in Time Mrs. Whatsit 2003-04-25
Series The Club Ms. Josephine 2003-03-06
Series 5th Gear Richterin Miriam Shoat 2002-04-08
Movie Disney's American Legends 2001-02-12
Movie K-PAX Claudia Villars 2001-10-22
Movie What's Cooking? Audrey Williams 2000-01-20
Movie Dinosaur Plio (voice) 2000-05-19
Movie Lost Souls Dr. Allen 2000-10-13
Movie Holiday Heart Wanda 2000-12-10
Movie Love & Basketball Camille Wright 2000-04-21
Movie Funny Valentines Joyce May 1999-02-14
Movie Down in the Delta Loretta Sinclair 1998-12-25
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Movie Miss Evers' Boys Eunice Evers, R.N. 1997-02-22
Movie The Member of the Wedding Berenice Sadie Brown 1997-01-29
Movie Gulliver's Travels Queen of Brobdingnag 1996-02-04
Movie Star Trek: First Contact Lily Sloane 1996-11-21
Movie How To Make An American Quilt Marianna 1995-10-06
Movie Uncovered Dr. Sophia Jordan 1995-01-04
Movie Blue Chips Lavada McRae 1994-02-18
Movie Crooklyn Carolyn Carmichael 1994-05-13
Series Homicide: Life on the Street Dr. Roxanne Turner 1993-01-31
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Movie Bopha! 1993-09-16
Movie The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag Attorney Ann Orkin 1992-08-21
Movie Rich in Love Rhody Poole 1992-10-01
Movie Passion Fish Chantelle 1992-12-11
Movie Grand Canyon Jane 1991-12-25
Movie Miss Firecracker Popeye Jackson 1989-04-28
Movie A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story Mary Thomas 1989-12-03
Movie Scrooged Grace Cooley 1988-11-22
Movie A Short Film About Love Unknown 1988-01-01
Movie Mandela Winnie Mandela 1987-09-20
Movie Unnatural Causes Maude DeVictor 1986-11-10
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Movie Extremities Patricia 1986-08-22
Movie Words by Heart Claudie Sills 1985-01-01
Series Sara 1985-01-23
Movie Go Tell It On The Mountain Esther 1984-01-01
Movie Cross Creek Geechee 1983-09-21
Movie The Ambush Murders Kariha Ellsworth 1982-01-05
Series Shine on Harvey Moon Penny Washington 1982-01-08
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Movie HealtH Sally Benbow 1980-09-12
Series Palmerstown, U.S.A. Unknown 1980-03-20
Series The White Shadow Unknown 1978-11-27
Movie Remember My Name Rita 1978-02-10
Series What Really Happened To the Class Of '65? Unknown 1977-12-08
Movie Jürgen Roland’s St. Pauli-Report Mavis Heller 1971-11-26
Movie Das kann doch unsren Willi nicht erschüttern 1970-01-01
Movie Frosty the Snowman 1969-12-07
Movie Roustabout Unknown 1964-11-11
Movie Icarus XB 1 1963-07-26
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24