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Alfre Woodard

Alfre Woodard

actress, producer

Born 08 November 1952 in 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 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. She got her first break in Remember My Name (1978) which also starred Jeff Goldblum. She lives in Santa Monica, California with her husband, writer Roderick M. 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

Connections

  • Shirley Pierce

    Shirley Pierce

  • John Sayles

    John Sayles

  • Mark Henn

    Mark Henn

  • Tim Hodge

    Tim Hodge

  • Jason Lee

    Jason Lee

  • Jill Scott

    Jill Scott

  • David Rudman

    David Rudman

Genres

  • Thriller
  • Action & Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Horror
  • Music Videos & Concerts
  • Documentary
  • Military & War
  • Fantasy
  • Drama
  • Romance