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