|Born Name||Alfre Woodard|
|Birth Place||Oklahoma, USA|
|Height||5 ft 3 inches|
|Profession||Actress, Social activist|
|Net Worth||$13 million|
|Parents||Constance and Marion H. Woodard|
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Alfre Woodard’s face is quite familiar to those who have seen the movie, Captain America: Civil War. Some may also remember her for causing the feud in between the Avengers. While outside acting career, she is quite popular as a social activist.
Alfre Woodard is more popular especially with her work on TV shows. She is a four-time Prime Time Emmy winner with a whopping 18 nominations over her career span. And it is only clear that she has been in numerous show biz projects. But let’s take a look aside from her bundling TV shows and movies. What is behind her on-screen life; Is she married? Does she have children? How much is her net worth? To know more about Alfre Woodard, let’s stroll along!
How is Alfre Woodard’s Married Life with Husband Roderick Spencer?
Alfre Woodard is currently a married woman. She is sharing her marital life with her boyfriend turned husband Roderick M. Spencer.
Woodard walked down the aisle with her boyfriend Roderick on October 21, 1983. The couple together shares two adopted children. The names of their children are Mavis Spencer and Duncan Spencer.
It’s already been 23 years since their marriage but, still, they are going strong with their relationship with no signs of divorce in the coming days. The husband-wife pair is also free of any extramarital affairs.
Talking about the past relationships of Alfre Woodard, there is no information about her previous love affairs in which she was involved in otherwise.
Alfre Woodard’s Net Worth
In addition to acting, Alfre Woodard also serves as a political activist and a producer. She is a founder of Artists for New South Africa, which helps in promoting democracy and equality in that country. Woodard is also a board member of AMPAS.
With such a huge number of projects, Woodard is of no strange to Hollywood’s paychecks and perks. As a matter of fact, she currently holds a hefty sum of $13 million as her net worth.
Alfre owns quite an exotic house in Santa Monica, California. She is even considered as one of the richest Black actresses in Hollywood. Furthermore, she sits along with some of the highest paid black actresses’ list. And some of those names include the likes of Zoe Saldana worth $14 million and Nia Long with $13 million.
Alfre Woodard’s Career
Alfre Woodard made her on-screen debut as Rita in 1978‘s Remember My Name. However, her breakthrough role came from the play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf (1977).
In 1983, Woodard won major critical praise and was nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Cross Creek. The same year, she won her first Emmy Award for her performance in the NBC’s series Hill Street Blues.
Later in the 1980s, Alfre Woodard acted as the lead character in a number of made-for-television movies. Woodard went on to win another Emmy for the role of a woman dying of leukemia in the pilot episode of the series L.A. Law.
She further portrayed the character of Dr. Roxanne Turner in the NBC medical drama St. Elsewhere. This, in turn, again nominated Woodard for an Emmy in Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 1986, and for Guest Actress in 1988.
Woodard garnered critical praise for her performances in the independent drama Passion Fish (1992), for which she won an Independent Spirit Award. She also nabbed the Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress, for the movie Down in the Delta (1998).
For her lead role in the HBO film Miss Evers’ Boys (1997), Woodard consecutively won Golden Globe, Emmy, Screen Actors Guild, and several other awards. In later years, she appeared in blockbusters, like K-PAX (2001), The Core (2003), and The Forgotten(2004).
Source: Television Academy
Woodard added her fourth Emmy Award with the series The Practice in 2003. Her other notable projects include ABC comedy-drama series Desperate Housewives and films like The Family That Preys (2008), 12 Years a Slave (2013), and Annabelle (2014).
Alfre Woodard’s Wiki-Bio; Age, Early Life, and Education
Alfre Woodard was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to father Constance, a homemaker, and mother Marion H. Woodard, an entrepreneur, and interior designer. Woodard is the youngest of three children. His mother was also a cheerleader during her high school period.
Woodard studied at Bishop Kelley High School, a private Catholic school in Tulsa and later graduated from there in 1970. She even studied drama at Boston University, from where she graduated.
Woodard’s last appearance on big screen was in 2016‘s blockbuster, Captain America: Civil War as Charles Spencer‘s mother. And as of now, Alfre Woodard seems quite busy with her humanitarian work.