Alfre Woodard


What's Cooking? Audrey Williams
Mississippi Grind (2015) Actor
Knucklehead (2015) Sheila
Annabelle (2014) Evelyn
12 Years a Slave (2014) Mistress Shaw
Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa (2014) Executive Producer
The Hadza: Last of the First (2014) Narrator
Steel Magnolias (2012) Ouiser
American Violet (2009) Alma Roberts
The Family That Preys (2008) Alice
Reach for Me (2008) Evelyn
Pictures of Hollis Woods (2007) Edna Reilly
Take the Lead (2006) Augustine James
Something New (2006) Joyce McQueen
The Water Is Wide (2006) Mrs. Brown
Beauty Shop (2005) Miss Josephine
The Forgotten (2004) Ann Pope
Radio (2003) Principal Daniels
The Singing Detective (2003) Chief of Staff
The Core (2003) Stick
A Wrinkle in Time (2003) Mrs. Whatsit
The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002) Akela, the mother cheetah
K-PAX (2001) Claudia Villars
Dinosaur (2000) Plio
Love & Basketball (2000) Camille Wright
Tulsa Lynching of 1921: A Hidden Story (2000) Actor
The Wishing Tree (2000) Clara
Holiday Heart (2000) Wanda
Mumford (1999) Lily
Funny Valentines (1999) Executive Producer, Joyce May
Down in the Delta (1998) Co-Producer, Loretta Sinclair
The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue (1998) Maisie
Follow Me Home (1997) Evey
Miss Evers' Boys (1997) Eunice Evers
The Member of the Wedding (1997) Berenice Sadie Brown
Star Trek: First Contact (1996) Lily Sloane
Primal Fear (1996) Judge Miriam Shoat
A Step Toward Tomorrow (1996) Dr. Sandlin
Special Report: Journey to Mars (1996) Tamara O'Neil
The Piano Lesson (1995) Berniece Charles
How to Make an American Quilt (1995) Marianna
Blue Chips (1994) Lavada McRae
Crooklyn (1994) Carolyn Carmichael
Heart and Souls (1993) Penny Washington
Bopha! (1993) Rosie Mangena
Passion Fish (1992) Chantelle
The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (1992) Attorney Ann Orkin
Rich in Love (1992) Rhody Poole
Grand Canyon (1991) Jane
Blue Bayou (1990) Jessica Filley
A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story (1989) Mary Thomas
Miss Firecracker (1989) Popeye Jackson
Scrooged (1988) Grace Cooley (Frank Cross' secretary)
The Child Saver (1988) Andrea Crawford
Mandela (1987) Winnie Mandela
Extremities (1986) Patricia
Unnatural Causes (1986) Maude DeVictor
Words by Heart (1985) Claudie Sills
Sweet Revenge (1984) Vicki Teague
The Killing Floor (1984) Mattie
Go Tell It on the Mountain (1984) Esther
Cross Creek (1983) Geechee
The Ambush Murders (1982) Kariha Ellsworth
H.E.A.L.T.H. (1979) Sally Benbow
Remember My Name (1978) Rita

TV Shows

State of Affairs (2014) President Constance Payton
Memphis Beat (2010) Lt. Tanya Rice
Three Rivers (2009) Dr. Sophia Jordan
My Own Worst Enemy (2008) Mavis Heller
Desperate Housewives (2004) Betty Applewhite
St. Elsewhere (1982) Dr. Roxanne Turner
Hill Street Blues (1981) Doris Robson