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Alfre Woodard


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Birth Name: Alfre Woodard
Born: 11/08/1952
Birth Place: Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Born on Nov. 8, 1952, and raised in Tulsa, OK, Woodard started out her acting career as "stone-head hippie; semi-black nationalist" at Boston University. She graduated with a BFA in theater in 1974 and went straight to stage work; first at Washington, DC's Arena Theatre before landing a breakthrough in the 1977 Los Angeles production of "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf." Woodard was featured in the PBS drama "The Trial of the Moke" (1978) and pushed the art of deadpan to new heights playing a hotel manager in Robert Altman's droll satire "Health" (1979). She went on to a string of distinguished small screen appearances, including the PBS version of "For... Continue Bio >>


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