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: 57
Highest Metascore: 97 12 Years a Slave
Lowest Metascore: 38 Scrooged
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 19
  2. Negative: 2 out of 19
19 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
97 12 Years a Slave Oct 18, 2013 Mistress Harriet Shaw / Mistress Harriet Shaw 8.0
71 King Leopold's Ghost Aug 18, 2006 Ilanga 10
71 Star Trek: First Contact Nov 22, 1996 Lily Sloane 8.3
70 Love & Basketball Apr 21, 2000 Camille Wright 9.0
69 The Wild Thornberrys Movie Dec 20, 2002 Akela (Cheetah Mother) 6.9
65 Crooklyn May 13, 1994 Carolyn Carmichael 7.5
64 Grand Canyon Dec 25, 1991 Jane 8.0
62 Mumford Sep 24, 1999 Lily 8.7
56 American Violet Apr 17, 2009 Alma Roberts 8.7
56 Dinosaur May 19, 2000 Plio 8.1
55 Take the Lead Apr 7, 2006 Augustine James 6.6
53 Beauty Shop Mar 30, 2005 Ms. Josephine 5.2
49 The Family That Preys Sep 12, 2008 Alice Pratt 8.8
49 K-PAX Oct 26, 2001 Dr. Claudia Villars 7.8
47 Primal Fear Apr 3, 1996 Shoat 7.8
45 The Singing Detective Oct 24, 2003 Chief Of Staff 7.3
43 The Forgotten Sep 24, 2004 Det. Anne Pope 5.6
38 Radio Oct 24, 2003 Principal Daniels 7.6
38 Scrooged Nov 23, 1988 Grace Cooley 8.0