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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.

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Nov 8, 1952 In Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Remember My Name 1978-02-10
Latest Project:
Movie Fatherhood 2021-06-03
Known For
Movie Fatherhood 2021-06-03
Movie Saint Judy Judge Benton 2019-03-01
Movie Juanita Juanita 2019-03-08
Movie The Lion King: Can You Feel The Love Tonight with Robin Roberts 2019-06-02
Series See Paris 2019-11-01
Movie The Lion King Sarabi (voice) 2019-07-12
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
Movie Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise Herself 2016-10-14
Movie A Path Appears Herself 2015-01-26
Movie Mississippi Grind Bookmaker 2015-07-04
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
Movie 12 Years a Slave Mistress Shaw 2013-10-18
Movie Steel Magnolias Ouiser 2012-10-07
Movie Black Panther Dondi Reece 2010-01-18
Series Black Panther Dondi Reece (voice) 2010-01-16
Series Memphis Beat Lieutenant Tanya Rice 2010-06-22
Series Three Rivers Dr. Sophia Jordan 2009-10-04
Movie The Family That Preys Alice Pratt 2008-09-12
Series My Own Worst Enemy Mavis Heller 2008-10-13
Movie National Geographic: Nefertiti and the Lost Dynasty Self - Narrator 2007-07-16
Movie Something New Joyce McQueen 2006-01-29
Movie The Water Is Wide Mrs. Brown 2006-01-29
Movie Take the Lead Augustine James 2006-03-17
Movie King Leopold's Ghost Ilanga (voice) 2006-05-28
Movie Beauty Shop Ms. Josephine 2005-06-02
Movie The Forgotten Det. Anne Pope 2004-09-24
Movie Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property Narrator 2003-02-16
Movie The Core Stickley 2003-03-28
Movie Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003-02-10
Movie The Singing Detective Chief of Staff 2003-10-24
Movie A Wrinkle in Time Mrs. Whatsit 2003-04-25
Movie Radio Principle Daniels 2003-10-24
Movie Searching for Debra Winger Self 2002-07-13
Movie The Wild Thornberrys Movie Akela (Cheetah Mother) (voice) 2002-12-20
Movie K-PAX Claudia Villars 2001-10-22
Movie Love & Basketball Camille Wright 2000-04-21
Movie What's Cooking? Audrey Williams 2000-01-20
Movie Dinosaur Plio (voice) 2000-05-19
Series Static Shock Jeanie Hawkins (voice) 2000-09-23
Movie Holiday Heart Wanda Dean 2000-12-10
Movie Lost Souls Dr. Allen 2000-10-13
Movie The Tulsa Lynching of 1921: A Hidden Story Mary Parrish (voice) 2000-05-31
Movie Mumford Lily 1999-09-24
Movie Down in the Delta Loretta Sinclair 1998-12-25
Movie Miss Evers' Boys Eunice Evers, R.N. 1997-02-22
Movie A Step toward Tomorrow Dr. Sadlin 1997-11-10
Movie Primal Fear Judge Miriam Shoat 1996-03-06
Movie Star Trek: First Contact Lily Sloane 1996-11-22
Movie How to Make an American Quilt Marianna 1995-10-06
Movie The Piano Lesson Berniece Charles 1995-02-05
Movie Malcolm X: Make It Plain Narrator 1994-01-26
Movie Aliens for Breakfast 1994-04-02
Movie Blue Chips Lavada McRae 1994-02-18
Movie Heart and Souls Penny Washington 1993-08-13
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 Miss Firecracker Popeye Jackson 1989-04-28
Movie The Child Saver Andrea Crawford 1988-01-18
Movie Scrooged Grace Cooley 1988-11-22
Series Sara Rozalyn Dupree 1985-01-23
Movie Puss in Boots Princess Lovinia 1985-09-09
Movie The Ambush Murders Kariha Ellsworth 1982-01-05
Movie Precious Blood Narrator 1982-03-09
Series Tucker's Witch 1982-10-06
Movie Health Sally Benbow 1980-09-12
Movie Freedom Road Katie 1979-10-29
Movie Remember My Name Rita 1978-02-10