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Alfre Woodard

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Biography

Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Alfre Woodard was born on November 8, 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the youngest of three children of Constance, a homemaker, and Marion H. Woodard, an interior designer. 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, California. Read more...

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Character: Mistress Shaw

12 Years a Slave 2013

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Character: Sally Benbow

HealtH 1980

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Character: Ouiser

Steel Magnolias 2012

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Character: Alice Pratt

The Family That Preys 2008

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Character: Alma Roberts

American Violet 2008

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Character: Angela Jensen

AmericanEast 2008

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Character: Augustine James

Take the Lead 2006

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Character: Joyce McQueen

Something New 2006

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Character: Ms. Josephine

Beauty Shop 2005

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Character: Det. Anne Pope

The Forgotten 2004

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Character: Mrs. Whatsit

A Wrinkle in Time 2003

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Character: Dr. Claudia Villars

K-PAX 2001

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Character: Camille Wright

Love & Basketball 2000

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Character: Plio

Dinosaur 2000

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Character: Lily

Mumford 1999

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Character: Joyce May

Funny Valentines 1999

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Character: Eunice Evers, R.N.

Miss Evers' Boys 1997

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Character: Shoat

Primal Fear 1996

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Character: Berniece Charles

The Piano Lesson 1995

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Character: Carolyn Carmichael

Crooklyn 1994

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Character: Lavada McRae

Blue Chips 1994

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Character: Penny Washington

Heart and Souls 1993

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Character: Rosie Mangena

Bopha! 1993

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Character: Rhody Poole

Rich in Love 1992

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Character: Attorney Ann Orkin

The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag 1992

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Character: Jessica Filley

Blue Bayou 1990

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Character: Edna Reilly

Pictures of Hollis Woods 2007

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Character: Dr. Sandlin

A Step Toward Tomorrow 1996

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Character: Loretta Sinclair

Down in the Delta 1998

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Character: Geechee

Cross Creek 1983

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Character: Sandra Wilcox

The White Shadow 1978

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Character: Darlene

Enos 1980

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Character: Ilanga

King Leopold's Ghost 2006

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Character: Claudie Sills

Words by Heart 1985

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Character: Maude DeVictor

Unnatural Causes 1986

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Character: Popeye Jackson

Miss Firecracker 1989

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Character: Evelyn Evers

The Sophisticated Gents 1981

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Character: Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series & Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie

The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2006

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Character: Herself - Winner: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special and Co-Presenter: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

The 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1997

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Character: Dr. Sophia Jordan

Place of Life 0

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Character: Dr. Sophia Jordan

Ryan's First Day 0

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Character: Dr. Sophia Jordan

Good Intentions 0

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Character: Dr. Sophia Jordan

Code Green 0

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Character: Dr. Sophia Jordan

Alone Together 0

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Character: Dr. Sophia Jordan

Where We Lie 0

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Character: Dr. Sophia Jordan

The Luckiest Man 0

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Character: Dr. Sophia Jordan

The Kindness of Strangers 0

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Character: Dr. Sophia Jordan

A Roll of the Dice 0

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Character: Dr. Sophia Jordan

Every Breath You Take 0

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Character: Dr. Sophia Jordan

Case Histories 0

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Character: Dr. Sophia Jordan

Status 1A 0

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Character: Mavis Heller

Breakdown 0

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Character: Mavis Heller / Helen

The Hummingbird 0

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Character: Mavis Heller / Helen

Hello, Henry 0

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Character: Mavis Heller / Helen

That Is Not My Son 0

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Character: Mavis Heller

The Night Train to Moscow 0

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Character: Mavis Heller

High Crimes and Turducken 0

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Character: Mavis Heller

Down Rio Way 0

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Character: Mavis Heller

Love in All the Wrong Places 0

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Character: Mavis Heller

Henry and the Terrible... Day 0

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Character: Dr. Lydia Crawford

Pilot 0

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Character: Dr. Lydia Crawford

Secrets and Thighs 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

It's All Right, Mama 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

Baby, Let's Play House 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

Love Her Tender 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

Polk Salad Annie 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

One Night of Sin 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

Run On 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

Suspicious Minds 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

I Shall Not Be Moved 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

Don't Be So Cruel 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

I Want to Be Free 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

At the River 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

Inside Man 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

Lost 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

Flesh and Blood 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

The Things We Carry 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

Troubled Water 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

Body of Evidence 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

Identity Crisis 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

Ten Little Memphians 0

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Character: Lt. Tanya Rice

The Feud 0

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Character: Mariah Dillard

Moment of Truth 0

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Character: Mariah Dillard

Code of the Streets 0

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Character: Mariah Dillard

Who's Gonna Take the Weight? 0

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Character: Mariah Dillard

Suckas Need Bodyguards 0

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Character: Mariah Dillard

Manifest 0

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Character: Mariah Dillard

Blowin' Up the Spot 0

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Character: Mariah Dillard

DWYCK 0

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Character: Mariah Dillard

Take It Personal 0

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Character: Mariah Dillard

Soliloquy of Chaos 0

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Character: Mariah Dillard

You Know My Steez 0

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