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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 series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Clemency 2019-12-27
Known For
Poster of Saint Judy
Movie Saint Judy Judge Benton 2019-03-01
Movie Juanita Juanita 2019-03-08
Movie The Lion King Sarabi (voice) 2019-07-12
Series See Paris 2019-11-01
Movie Clemency Warden Bernadine Williams 2019-12-27
Series A Series of Unfortunate Events Aunt Josephine 2017-01-13
Movie Burning Sands Professor Hughes 2017-01-24
Series Three Rivers Dr. Sophia Jordan 2009-10-04
Movie Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property Narrator 2003-02-16
Movie Mandela Winnie Mandela 1987-09-20
Movie Extremities Patricia 1986-08-22
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Movie Unnatural Causes Maude DeVictor 1986-11-10
Movie Words by Heart Claudie Sills 1985-01-01
Series Sara 1985-01-23
Movie Puss in Boots Princess Lovinia 1985-09-09
Movie Go Tell It On The Mountain Esther 1984-01-01
Movie The Killing Floor Mattie 1984-10-04
Movie Cross Creek Geechee 1983-09-21
Movie For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When The Rainbow Is Enuf Woman who lost her stuff 1982-02-23
Movie The Ambush Murders Kariha Ellsworth 1982-01-05
Series Tucker's Witch 1982-10-06
Series Faerie Tale Theatre Princess Lovinia 1982-09-11
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Movie HealtH Sally Benbow 1980-09-12
Movie Remember My Name Rita 1978-02-10
Series The White Shadow Unknown 1978-11-27
Movie The Trial of the Moke Lucy 1978-05-02
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24