List of Alfre Woodard Movies

Team Anfotimes 05 Jan 2024 07:21 pm
Here is a list of all movies by American actor Alfre Woodard.

Alfre Woodard is indeed a highly acclaimed American actress known for her powerful and dignified performances on both stage and screen. Born on November 8, 1952, she has received numerous awards and nominations throughout her career.

Woodard's acting career began in theater, and she gained recognition with her breakthrough role in the Off-Broadway play "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf" in 1977. She received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role in "Cross Creek" (1983) and a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Actress for her performance in "Clemency" (2019).

Her notable film credits include "Grand Canyon" (1991), "Passion Fish" (1992), "Heart and Souls" (1993), "Crooklyn" (1994), "How to Make an American Quilt" (1995), "Primal Fear" (1996), "Star Trek: First Contact" (1996), "Down in the Delta" (1998), "12 Years a Slave" (2013), and "Juanita" (2019). She also voiced the character Sarabi in the live-action remake of "The Lion King" (2019).

Woodard gained prominence on television for her role as Dr. Roxanne Turner in the NBC medical drama "St. Elsewhere," earning Emmy nominations. She won Primetime Emmy Awards for her performances in "Hill Street Blues" (1984), "L.A. Law" (1987), "Miss Evers' Boys" (1997), and "The Practice" (2003). She also starred as Betty Applewhite in the ABC comedy-drama series "Desperate Housewives" from 2005 to 2006. In the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), she portrayed Mariah Dillard Stokes in the Netflix series "Luke Cage" (2016–2018).

Beyond her acting career, Woodard is recognized for her work as a political activist and producer. She is a founder of Artists for a New South Africa, an organization dedicated to promoting democracy and equality in the country. Her contributions to the entertainment industry and activism have solidified her as a respected figure in both realms.


Alfre Woodard All Movies List

Year Title Role
1978 Remember My Name Rita
1980 Health Sally Benbow
1983 Cross Creek Beatrice "Geechee"
1984 Sweet Revenge Vicki Teague
1986 Extremities Patricia
1988 Scrooged Grace Cooley
1989 Miss Firecracker Popeye Jackson
1990 Blue Bayou Jessica Filley
1991 Grand Canyon Jane
Pretty Hattie's Baby Hattie
1992 The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag Attorney Ann Orkin
Passion Fish Chantelle
1993 Rich in Love Rhody Poole
Heart and Souls Penny Washington
Bopha! Rosie Mangena
1994 Blue Chips Lavada McRae
Crooklyn Carolyn Carmichael
Countdown to Freedom:
10 Days That Changed South Africa
1995 How to Make an American Quilt Marianna
1996 Statistically Speaking Middle aged woman
Follow Me Home Evey
Star Trek: First Contact Lily Sloane
Primal Fear Judge Miriam Shoat
A Step Toward Tomorrow Dr. Sandlin
1997 Cadillac Desert Narrator
The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue Maisie
1998 Down in the Delta Loretta Sinclair
1999 Funny Valentines Joyce May
The Wishing Tree Clara Collier
Different Moms Narrator
Mumford Lily
2000 What's Cooking? Audrey Williams
Lost Souls Dr. Allen
John Henry Polly / Narrator
Love & Basketball Camille Wright
Dinosaur Plio
2001 K-PAX Claudia Villars
American Exile Narrator
2002 Searching for Debra Winger Herself
Baby of the Family Rachel
The Wild Thornberrys Movie Akela
2003 The Singing Detective Chief of Staff
Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property Narrator
The Core Talma Stickley
Unchained Memories Narrator
Radio Principal Daniels
2004 The Forgotten Detective Anne Pope
All Our Sons: Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Narrator
2005 Beauty Shop Miss Josephine
2006 Something New Joyce McQueen
Take the Lead Principal Augustine James
King Leopold's Ghost Ilanga
2008 American Violet Alma Roberts
The Family That Preys Alice Pratt
Road to Ingwavuma Narrator
AmericanEast Angela Jensen
Reach for Me Evelyn
2010 Have You Heard From Johannesburg Narrator
2013 The Door E
Miracle Rising: South Africa Narrator
12 Years a Slave Mistress Harriet Shaw
2014 The Hadza: Last of the First Narrator
Annabelle Evelyn
2015 Mary Lou Williams:
The Lady Who Swings the Band
Mary Lou Williams / Narrator
Mississippi Grind Sam
Knucklehead Sheila
2016 Captain America: Civil War Miriam Sharpe
So B. It Bernadette
2017 Burning Sands Professor Hughes
2018 Saint Judy Judge Benton
2019 Clemency Warden Bernadine Williams
Juanita Juanita
The Lion King Sarabi
2021 Fatherhood Marian
2022 The Gray Man Margaret Cahill
Space Oddity Dr. Sue Olsen
2023 The Book of Clarence TBA
TBA Viral Dr. Johnetta
TBA Salem's Lot Dr. Cody
TBA Summer Camp Mary


Year Title Role
1978 The Trial of the Moke Lucy
1979 Freedom Road Katie
1980 The White Shadow Sandra Wilcox
1981 The Sophisticated Gents Evelyn Evers
1982 For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/
When the Rainbow Is Enuf
Woman who lost her stuff
The Ambush Murders Kariha Ellsworth
1982–83 Tucker's Witch Marcia Fulbright
1983 Hill Street Blues Doris Robson
1984 The Killing Floor Mattie Custer
1985 Sara Rozalyn Dupree
Words by Heart Claudie Sills
Go Tell It on the Mountain Esther
Faerie Tale Theatre Princess Lovinia
1985–88 St. Elsewhere Dr. Roxanne Turner
1986 L.A. Law Adrian Moore
1986 Unnatural Causes Maude DeVictor
1987 Mandela Winnie Mandela
1988 The Child Saver Andrea Crawford
1989 A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story Mary Thomas
1994 Frasier Edna
Aliens for Breakfast Mrs. Marks
Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad Harriet Tubman
1995 The Piano Lesson Berniece
1996 Gulliver's Travels Queen of Brobdingnag
1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Wilnoome Bear
The Member of the Wedding Berenice Sadie Brown
Miss Evers' Boys Eunice Evers
1998 Homicide: Life on the Street Dr. Roxanne Turner
2000 Holiday Heart Wanda
2003 The Practice Denise Freeman
Static Shock Jean Hawkins
A Wrinkle in Time Mrs. Whatsit
2005–06 Desperate Housewives Betty Applewhite
2006 The Water Is Wide Mrs. Brown
2007 Pictures of Hollis Woods Edna Reilly
2008 My Own Worst Enemy Mavis Heller
2009–10 Three Rivers Dr. Sophia Jordan
2010–12 True Blood Ruby Jean Reynolds
2010 Black Panther Ramonda, Dondi Reese, Dora Milaje, Miss M'Buye
2010–11 Memphis Beat Lt. Tanya Rice
2011 Grey's Anatomy Justine Campbell
2012 Private Practice Dee Bennett
Steel Magnolias Ouiser
2013 Copper Hattie Lemaster
2014–15 The Last Ship Amy Granderson
State of Affairs President Constance Payton
2016–18 Luke Cage "Black" Mariah Dillard Stokes
2017–18 A Series of Unfortunate Events Josephine Anwhistle
2018 Empire Renee Holloway
2019–2021 See Paris
2020 Make It Work! Herself
2022 The Porter Fay
2023 Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Mimi

Disclaimer: These Data (Table or List Data) are compiled from various sources and by our own research. These data can be approximate and Anfotimes does not make any claims about the authenticity of the data.

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