Last updated on March 25th, 2023 at 04:14 am
Alfre Woodard Biography
Alfre Woodard is an award-winning American actress, producer and political activist well known as the founder of Artists for a New South Africa, an organization devoted to advancing democracy and equality in that country. She won several awards including four Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Alfre Woodard Age and Birthday
How old is Alfre? Woodard is 71 years old as of 2023. She was born on November 8, 1952, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. Her birthday is always celebrated on November 8th of every year. READ: Sally Nugent
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 and Ethnicity
What ethnicity is Alfre? Alfre holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. She was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. She belongs to the African-American ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.
Alfre Woodard Height
How tall is Woodard? Woodard stands at an average height of 5’3″ (160 cm). RELATED: Valerie Castro
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
Is Alfre married? Woodard is happily married to writer Roderick Spencer. The couple adopted 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 Career
Woodard began her career in theater, appearing in productions such as “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf” and “Spell #7.” She made her film debut in the 1978 movie “Remember My Name” and went on to appear in several other films, including “Cross Creek” (1983), “Passion Fish” (1992), “Crooklyn” (1994), and “12 Years a Slave” (2013). RELATED: Megan Nutt
In addition to her film work, Woodard has also had a successful career in television. She received critical acclaim for her role in the 1984 NBC miniseries “The Ambassadors,” and went on to star in several other television shows, including “St. Elsewhere,” “Hill Street Blues,” and “Desperate Housewives.” She also starred in her own television series, “State of Affairs,” in 2014.
Woodard’s talents as an actress have been widely recognized, and she has received numerous awards and nominations throughout her career. She won an Emmy Award for her performance in the 1983 television movie “Words by Heart,” and has been nominated for several others, including for her work on “St. Elsewhere,” “L.A. Law,” and “Miss Evers’ Boys.” She has also been nominated for several Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards for her film work.
In addition to her acting career, Woodard is also a political activist and philanthropist. She has worked with several organizations, including the Artists for a New South Africa and the Children’s Defense Fund. She has also served on the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities.
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