Alfre Woodard

Biography: Alfre Woodard is the youngest of three children born to her parents in Oklahoma. 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 pursuaded 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 LA. She got her first break in Remember My Name (1978) which also starred Jeff Goldblum. She lives in Santa Monica with her husband, writer Roderick Spencer, and their two adopted children: Mavis and Duncan. She was named one of the Most Beautiful People in America by People Magazine.

Alfre Woodard's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 59
Highest Metascore: 96 12 Years a Slave
Lowest Metascore: 37 Annabelle
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 27
  2. Negative: 3 out of 27
27 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
46 So B. It Oct 6, 2017 Bernadette tbd
63 Burning Sands Mar 10, 2017 Professor Hughes 4.3
66 Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise Oct 14, 2016 Herself tbd
77 Mississippi Grind Sep 25, 2015 Cast / Sam 7.1
37 Annabelle Oct 3, 2014 Cast / Principal Cast / Evelyn 5.0
96 12 Years a Slave Oct 18, 2013 Mistress Harriet Shaw / Mistress Harriet Shaw 8.1
56 American Violet Apr 17, 2009 Alma Roberts 8.3
49 The Family That Preys Sep 12, 2008 Alice Pratt 8.6
71 King Leopold's Ghost Aug 18, 2006 Ilanga tbd
55 Take the Lead Apr 7, 2006 Augustine James 6.4
53 Beauty Shop Mar 30, 2005 Ms. Josephine 5.3
43 The Forgotten Sep 24, 2004 Det. Anne Pope 6.4
45 The Singing Detective Oct 24, 2003 Chief Of Staff 8.1
38 Radio Oct 24, 2003 Principal Daniels 8.1
69 The Wild Thornberrys Movie Dec 20, 2002 Akela (Cheetah Mother) / Akela (Cheetah Mother) tbd
49 K-PAX Oct 26, 2001 Dr. Claudia Villars 7.0
56 Dinosaur May 19, 2000 Plio 7.5
70 Love & Basketball Apr 21, 2000 Camille Wright / Camille Wright 8.1
62 Mumford Sep 24, 1999 Lily 8.3
73 Down in the Delta Dec 25, 1998 Co-Producer / Loretta Sinclair tbd
71 Star Trek: First Contact Nov 22, 1996 Lily Sloane 8.1
47 Primal Fear Apr 3, 1996 Shoat 8.7
65 Crooklyn May 13, 1994 Carolyn Carmichael 7.4
54 Blue Chips Feb 18, 1994 Lavada McRae tbd
68 Bopha! Sep 24, 1993 Rosie Mangena tbd
64 Grand Canyon Dec 25, 1991 Jane tbd
38 Scrooged Nov 23, 1988 Grace Cooley 8.3