Alfre Woodard

Alfre Woodard

  • Born on
    • November 8th, 1952
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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Acting (65 Credits)

2022The Gray Man as Maurice Cahill
2021Fatherhood as Marian
2021Miss Alma Thomas: A Life in Color as Voice of Alma Thomas
2019Clemency as Warden Bernadine Williams
2019Juanita as Juanita
2019The Lion King as Sarabi (voice)
2019See as Paris
2018Saint Judy as Judge Benton
2017Burning Sands as Professor Hughes
2016Captain America: Civil War as Miriam Sharpe
2016Marvel's Luke Cage as Mariah Dillard
2015Mississippi Grind as Bookmaker
2014Annabelle as Evelyn
2014And the Oscar Goes To...
2014State of Affairs as President Constance Payton
201312 Years a Slave as Mistress Shaw
2012Steel Magnolias as Ouiser
2010Memphis Beat as Lieutenant Tanya Rice
2010Black Panther as Dondi Reece (voice)
2009Three Rivers as Dr. Sophia Jordan
2008The Family That Preys as Alice Pratt
2008American Violet as Alma Roberts
2008My Own Worst Enemy as Mavis Heller
2007Pictures of Hollis Woods as Edna Reilly
2006Take the Lead as Augustine James
2006Something New as Joyce McQueen
2005Beauty Shop as Ms. Josephine
2004The Forgotten as Det. Anne Pope
2003Radio as Principle Daniels
2003The Singing Detective as Chief of StaffWatch Free
2003A Wrinkle in Time as Mrs. Whatsit
2003The Core as Stickley
2002The Wild Thornberrys as Akela (Cheetah Mother) (voice)
2001K-PAX as Claudia Villars
2000Dinosaur as Plio (voice)
2000Holiday Heart as Wanda Dean
2000John Henry as Polly / Narrator (voice)
2000What's Cooking? as Audrey Williams
2000Love & Basketball as Camille Wright
2000Lost Souls as Dr. Allen
1999Funny Valentines as Joyce May
1999Mumford as Lily
1998Down in the Delta as Loretta Sinclair
1997Miss Evers' Boys as Eunice Evers, R.N.
1997The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue as Maisie (voice)
1996Primal Fear as Judge Miriam Shoat
1996Star Trek: First Contact as Lily Sloane
1996Gulliver's Travels (1996) as Queen of Brobdingnag
1995How to Make an American Quilt as Marianna
1994Crooklyn as Carolyn Carmichael
1994Blue Chips as Lavada McRae
1993Heart and Souls as Penny Washington
1992Passion Fish as ChantelleWatch Free
1992The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag as Attorney Ann Orkin
1992Rich in Love as Rhody Poole
1991Grand Canyon as Jane
1989Miss Firecracker as Popeye Jackson
1988Scrooged as Grace Cooley
1986Extremities as Patricia
1983Cross Creek as Geechee
1982Tucker's WitchWatch Free
1980HealtH as Sally Benbow
1979Freedom Road as KatieWatch Free
1978Remember My Name as Rita

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