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Alfre Woodard

1952-11-08 Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

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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.


Salem's Lot Dr. Cody 2022-09-09
Miss Alma Thomas: A Life in Color Voice of Alma Thomas 2021-07-15
Dreamland: The Burning of Black Wall Street Mary Parrish (voice) 2021-05-31
Fatherhood Marian 2021-06-18
The Making of Clemency Herself 2020-03-24
The Lion King Sarabi (voice) 2019-07-12
The Lion King: Can You Feel The Love Tonight with Robin Roberts 2019-06-02
No Small Matter Narrator (voice) 2019-06-21
Juanita Juanita 2019-03-08
Saint Judy Judge Benton 2019-03-01
Clemency Warden Bernadine Williams 2019-12-27
Burning Sands Professor Hughes 2017-01-24
So B. It Bernadette 2016-06-07
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise Herself 2016-10-14
Captain America: Civil War Miriam Sharpe 2016-04-27
Knucklehead Sheila 2015-02-01
A Path Appears Herself 2015-01-26
Mississippi Grind Bookmaker 2015-07-04
Annabelle Evelyn 2014-10-02
And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
12 Years a Slave Mistress Shaw 2013-10-18
The Door E 2013-07-02
Steel Magnolias Ouiser 2012-10-07
Black Panther Dondi Reece 2010-01-18
American Violet Alma Roberts 2008-08-28
Henry Box Brown 2008-02-01
Medal of Honor Narrator 2008-11-05
Reach for Me Evelyn 2008-10-01
The Family That Preys Alice Pratt 2008-09-12
Nefertiti and the Lost Dynasty Self - Narrator 2007-07-16
Pictures of Hollis Woods Edna Reilly 2007-12-02
King Leopold's Ghost Ilanga (voice) 2006-05-28
The Water Is Wide Mrs. Brown 2006-01-29
Take the Lead Augustine James 2006-03-17
Something New Joyce McQueen 2006-01-29
Beauty Shop Ms. Josephine 2005-06-01
The Forgotten Det. Anne Pope 2004-09-24
A Wrinkle in Time Mrs. Whatsit 2003-04-25
Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property Narrator 2003-02-16
Radio Principle Daniels 2003-10-24
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003-02-10
The Singing Detective Chief of Staff 2003-10-24
The Core Stickley 2003-03-28
Searching for Debra Winger Self 2002-07-13
The Wild Thornberrys Movie Akela (Cheetah Mother) (voice) 2002-12-20
K-PAX Claudia Villars 2001-10-22
Disney's American Legends 2001-02-12
Love & Basketball Camille Wright 2000-04-21
Holiday Heart Wanda Dean 2000-12-10
Dinosaur Plio (voice) 2000-05-19
What's Cooking? Audrey Williams 2000-01-20
Lost Souls Dr. Allen 2000-10-13
American Experience: Eleanor Roosevelt Narrator 2000-01-10
John Henry Polly / Narrator (voice) 2000-05-27
The Tulsa Lynching of 1921: A Hidden Story Mary Parrish (voice) 2000-05-31
Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks Narrator 2000-11-30
Mumford Lily 1999-09-24
The Underground Railroad 1999-01-01
The Wishing Tree Clara 1999-01-01
Funny Valentines Joyce May 1999-02-14
Down in the Delta Loretta Sinclair 1998-12-25
The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue Maisie (voice) 1997-11-01
A Step toward Tomorrow Dr. Sadlin 1997-11-10
The Member of the Wedding Berenice Sadie Brown 1997-01-29
Miss Evers' Boys Eunice Evers, R.N. 1997-02-22
Star Trek: First Contact Lily Sloane 1996-11-22
Special Report: Journey to Mars Tamara O'Neil 1996-03-25
Primal Fear Judge Miriam Shoat 1996-03-06
The Piano Lesson Berniece Charles 1995-02-05
How to Make an American Quilt Marianna 1995-10-06
Blue Chips Lavada McRae 1994-02-18
Crooklyn Carolyn Carmichael 1994-05-13
Aliens for Breakfast 1994-04-02
Malcolm X: Make It Plain Narrator 1994-01-26
Heart and Souls Penny Washington 1993-08-13
Bopha! Rosie Mangena 1993-09-16
Passion Fish Chantelle 1992-12-11
Rich in Love Rhody Poole 1992-10-01
The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag Ann 1992-08-21
Grand Canyon Jane 1991-12-25
Blue Bayou Jessica Filley 1990-01-15
A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story Mary Thomas 1989-12-03
Miss Firecracker Popeye Jackson 1989-04-28
Scrooged Grace Cooley 1988-11-22
The Child Saver Andrea Crawford 1988-01-18
Mandela Winnie Mandela 1987-09-20
L.A. Law: Pilot Adrianne Moore 1986-09-15
Unnatural Causes Maude DeVictor 1986-11-10
Extremities Patricia 1986-08-22
Puss in Boots Princess Lovinia 1985-09-09
Words by Heart Claudie Sills 1985-01-01
The Killing Floor Mattie 1984-04-10
Go Tell It on the Mountain Esther 1984-01-01
Black Hollywood Self 1984-11-28
Cross Creek Geechee 1983-09-21
The Ambush Murders Kariha Ellsworth 1982-01-05
For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When The Rainbow Is Enuf Woman who lost her stuff 1982-02-23
Precious Blood Narrator 1982-03-09
Health Sally Benbow 1980-09-12
Freedom Road Katie 1979-10-29
Remember My Name Rita 1978-02-10
The Trial of the Moke Lucy Smith 1978-05-02
The Gray Man Maurice Cahill
Hate to See You Go