Alfre Woodard Biography

Birthday: 1952-11-08
Place of Birth: Tulsa, Oklahoma USA
Height: 5' 3½" (1.61 m) Mini Biograph
Wiki Biography: Alfre Ette Woodard was born on November 8, 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the youngest of three children. 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 after being persuaded to audition for a school play by a nun at her school. She went on to study acting at Boston University and enjoyed a brief stint on Broadway before moving to Los Angeles. She got her first break in Remember My Name (1978) which also starred Jeff Goldblum. She lives in Santa Monica with her husband, writer Roderick Spencer, and their two adopted children: Mavis and Duncan. She was named one of the Most Beautiful People in America by People Magazine.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
American Playhouse 1981 Drama
Sara Rozalyn Dupree 1985 - 1985
Unnatural Causes 1986 Drama
The Forgotten Det. Anne Pope 2004 Drama
Pictures of Hollis Woods 2007 Drama
My Own Worst Enemy Mavis Heller 2008 Action
Three Rivers Dr. Sophia Jordan 2009
Scrooged Grace Cooley 2010
Memphis Beat Lt. Tanya Rice 2010 Comedy
Mumford & Sons Lily 2013 Family
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Remember My Name 1978
HealtH 1980
Cross Creek Geechee 1983 Drama
Extremities 1986 Game Show
Scrooged Grace Cooley 1988 Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Miss Firecracker Popeye Jackson 1990 Comedy
The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag Ann 1992
Rich in Love Rhody Poole 1993 Drama
Heart and Souls 1993 Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Bopha! 1993 Drama
Blue Chips 1994
How to Make an American Quilt Marianna 1995 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Follow Me Home 1996
Primal Fear 1996
Star Trek: First Contact 1996 Action, Adventure, Sci Fi
Miss Evers' Boys 1997
Cadillac Desert 1997 History
Down in the Delta 1998 Drama
Funny Valentines Joyce May 1999 Drama
Mumford 1999 Comedy, Drama
What's Cooking? Audrey Williams 2000
Holiday Heart 2000 0
Love & Basketball Camille Wright 2000
Dinosaur Plio 2000 Animation, Adventure, Family
K-PAX Claudia Villars 2001
The Wild Thornberrys Movie 2002 Adventure, Animation, Family
Radio 2003
The Forgotten Det. Anne Pope 2003 0
The Singing Detective Chief of Staff 2003 Comedy, Crime, Musical
A Wrinkle in Time 2004 Family, Fantasy, Adventure
Beauty Shop Ms. Josephine 2005 Comedy
Take the Lead Augustine James 2006 Drama, Music
American Violet 2008
The Family That Preys Alice Pratt 2008 Biography
Reach for Me Evelyn 2009 Comedy, Drama
12 Years a Slave Mistress Harriet Shaw 2013 Biography, Drama, History
Grand Canyon Jane 2015
Knucklehead Sheila 2015 Drama, Family