Alfre Woodard Biography

Published On Jul 05, 2017
Facts of Alfre Woodard
Date of Birth: 1952 , November-8
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
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The youngest of three children of Constance, Alfre Woodard completed her primary education from Bishop Kelley High School before graduating from Boston University in acting. She made her first professional theater debut on Washington D.C's Arena Stage and following her field of interest, she then began appearing in several Films and series.

Beautiful woman, Alfre Woodard rose to fame after appearing in a movie entitled, Remember My Name as the role of Rita. As of now, she has appeared in the numbers of movies and television series. Some of her notable movies are Sweet Revenge, Blue Bayou, Pretty Hattie's Baby, Statistically Speaking, A Step Toward Tomorrow, the Wishing Tree, Funny Valentines, Different moms, and so on. 

Moreover, she has also appeared on television series such as The Trial of the Moke, Freedom Road, The White Shadow, Tucker's Witch, Hill Street Blues, Sara, The Child Saver and so on. Likewise, for her incredible acting talent and beauty, she was named as one of the Most Beautiful People in America by People Magazine.

Recently in 2017, Alfre Woodard appeared in the Movies called Burning Sands, Juanita, Saint Judy and similarly in television series like Luke Cage and A Series of Unfortunate Events. Alfre Woodard is also a kind hearted woman. She has worked for a New South Africa nonprofit organization where she has helped many people providing healthcare to over 3500 South African AIDS orphans.

Alfre Woodard is a married woman. She is married to Roderick Spencer who is a writer. The husband and wife have adopted two children named Mavis Spencer, and Duncan Spencer. The couple has a strong bond together. The couple is living a happy life together, and there has not been any serious conflict between them which would lead to their separation.  

Alfre Woodard earns an enormous amount of money from her acting career. As of 2017, her net worth is estimated to be around $13 million.


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Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the United States

November 8 , 1952

An American actress, producer, and political activist who is best recognized as one of the most versatile and accomplished actresses of her generation, Alfre Woodard was born on November 8, 1952, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the United States to Marion H.Woodard and Constance Woodard.

Alfre's Net Worth


The talented and beautiful woman, Alfre Woodard earns an enormous amount of money from her acting career. As of 2017, her net worth is expected at around $ 13 million.

married to Roderick Spencer

October 21 , 1983

The Youngest of three children of Constance, Alfre Woodard got married to a writer Roderick Spencer on October 21, 1983. The couple adopted two children named Mavis Spencer and Duncan Spencer.

Graduated from Bishop Kelley high School


Alfre Woodard completed her primary education from Bishop Kelley High School,  a private Catholic school in 1970. She then joined Boston University and graduated with an acting degree. 

professional theatre Debut


Nominated 18 times for Emmy Awards, Alfre Woodard made her professional theater debut in 1974 on Washington's D.C's Arena Stage. She then moved to Los Angeles, California, to pursue her career as an actor but she was told that there were no roles for black actors. 

Appeared in Off -Broadway Play


Alfre Woodard came to the limelight after playing in the Off-Broadway Play named, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide, When the Rainbow in Enuf in 1977.

Appeared in Flim


Alfre Woodard first appeared in the film, Remember My Name as a role of Rita in 1978. She then appeared in several movies such as Health, Scrooged, Passion Fish, etc.

appeared in television series


Besides her film career, she also appeared in the television series side by side. She first made a series appearance in the television film entitled, The Trial of the Moke in 1978. She the later played for various teleserials.