Alfre Woodard Biography
Alfre Woodard is a multi-talented actress, producer, and political activist who has been hailed as one of the most accomplished and diverse actors of her generation. In addition to nominations for an Academy Award and two Grammy Awards, she has won four Primetime Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Alfre Woodard Career
In 1974, Woodard made her professional theater debut at Washington, D.C.’s Arena Stage. Her breakout role came in the 1977 Off-Broadway drama For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide. In 1983, Woodard won her first Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her three-episode arc in Hill Street Blues.
Woodard has gained critical acclaim for her starring roles in a number of made-for-television films. She was nominated for Emmy Awards: The Mary Thomas Story for her roles in the films Words by Heart, Unnatural Causes, and A Mother’s Bravery. Woodard portrayed South African campaigner Winnie Mandela in the HBO film Mandela in 1987.
Alfre Woodard is most recognized for her work in 12 Years a Slave, Star Trek: First Contact, and Desperate Housewives. She won her fourth Primetime Emmy Award for her work in The Practice in 2003. In March 2014, it was announced that she would play the first female President of the United States in the NBC political drama pilot State Of Affairs. The show was discontinued after only one season.
Woodard made Emmy history in 2013 with 17 nominations for 16 different roles. In November of 2014, Woodard was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. In her acceptance speech, she stated that she believes it is her responsibility to use her celebrity to help those who are less fortunate. In Marvel’s Luke Cage, Woodard portrayed Mariah Dillard.
Alfre Woodard Age
How old is Alfre? Woodard is 68 years old as of 8 July 2021. He was born in 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United State.
Alfre Woodard Education
Bishop Kelley High Institution, a private Catholic school in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she graduated in 1970. She went on to Boston University to pursue her bachelor’s degree in fine arts and theatre.
Alfre Woodard Nationality | Ethnicity
What ethnicity is Alfre? she belongs to the black ethnicity/heritage, she was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the United States of America, and she holds American nationality.
Alfre Woodard Height
How tall is Woodard? The political activist stands at a height of 5’3″ (160 cm).
Alfre Woodard Family | Parents | Siblings
Born and grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the United States of America, to an entrepreneur and interior designer Marion H. Woodard and homemaker Constance Woodard. She was born alongside her two elder siblings, a sister to Marionette Gibson.
Alfre Woodard Husband | Married | Son
Woodard is happily married to writer Roderick Spencer. The two have been blessed with two children Mavis Spencer and Duncan Spencer. The family lives in Santa Monica, California.
Alfre Woodard Net Worth
Woodard is an American actress, producer, and activist who has an estimated net worth of $13 million dollars
Alfre Woodard Movies and TV Shows
♦ 2021 Fatherhood
♦ 2019 Clemency
♦ 2019 Juanita
♦ 2019 The Lion King
♦ 2018 Saint Judy
♦ 2017 Burning Sands
♦ 2016 Captain America: Civil War
♦ 2016 So B. It
♦ 2015 Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band
♦ 2015 Mississippi Grind
♦ 2015 Knucklehead
♦ 2020 Make It Work!
♦ 2019 See
♦ 2018 Empire
♦ 2017–2018 A Series of Unfortunate Events
♦ 2016–2018 Luke Cage
♦ 2014–2015 The Last Ship
♦ 2014–2015 State of Affairs
♦ 2013 Copper
♦ 2012 Private Practice
♦ 2012 Steel Magnolias
♦ 2011 Grey’s Anatomy
♦ 2010–2012 True Blood
♦ 2010 Black Panther