Academy Award nominee Alfre Woodard is an American actress and producer who rose to the spotlight as Beatrice Geechee in Cross Creek in 1983. Similarly, she is also popular as a political activist.

Woodard made her film debut in 1978 with Remember My Name. She gained further recognition with films and TV shows like Hill Street Blues, St. Elsewhere, Heart and Souls, Star Trek: First Contact, and many more.

What Is The Net Worth Of Alfre Woodard? 

As of Mid-2022, Alfre Woodard is estimated at around $14 million. She amassed her multi-million dollar fortune from her successful career of acting.

Actress Alfre Woodard made her acting debut in Remember My NameImage Source: The Purist
Actress Alfre Woodard made her acting debut in Remember My Name

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Woodard began her acting journey in theater and made her professional debut on Washington, D.C.’s Arena Stage in 1974. Likewise, she made her Off-Broadway play in For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf.

She made her film debut in Remember My Name as Rita alongside Geraldine Chaplin and Anthony Perkins. She then appeared in films like Great Performances, Health, Tucker’s Witch, Extremities, and others.

Woodard was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her outstanding performance in the romance film Cross Creek.

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Throughout her career of 47 years, Alfre has appeared in numerous films and TV shows. Here is a list of few of her movies with their box office collection:

Year Movie Title Box Office Collection
1986 Extremities $13.4 million
1991 Grand Canyon $40.9 million
1996 Star Trek: First Contact $146 million
2000 Love & Basketball $27 million
2014 Annabelle $257 million
2019 Clemency $364,716
2019 The Lion King (voice role) $1.657 billion

She currently stars opposite Jason Momoa in a sci-fi drama web series See. The show produced is produced by Apple TV+.

Woodard and Jason in the set of SeeImage Source: Sky News
Woodard and Jason in the set of See

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Moreover, some of Alfre’s notable television credits are St. Elsewhere, A Wrinkle in Time, Desperate Housewives, Memphis Beat, The Last Ship, A Series of Unfortunate Events, and many more.

Woodard’s House Details- Where Does She Live?

As per various sources, she resides in Santa Monica, California where the median house price ranges around $1.73 million.

However, the 68-year-old actress has not revealed the purchase amount and details of her condo.

Founder Of Artist for a New South Africa (ANSA)

The Desperate Housewives star founded ANSA, a nonprofit organization dedicated to combating the African AIDS pandemic and advancing democracy and equality in South Africa. Since 1989, the organization has raised over $9 million and has also provided healthcare aid to over 3,500 South-African AIDS orphans.

Few of other charities which she supports are:

  • Elton John AIDS Foundation
  • Los Angeles LGBT Center
  • ONE Campaign
  • Treatment Action Campaign
  • Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund

Short Biography And Personal Details

Alfre Woodard was born on 8th November 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the United States of American to Constance and Marion H. Woodard. Her mother was a homemaker and her father was an entrepreneur and interior designer.

She holds an American nationality and has Afro-American ethnic descent. Alfre went to Bishop Kelley High School and later enrolled at Boston University.

She got married to writer Roderick Spencer on 21st October 1983. Together they share two children: a daughter Mavis and a son, Duncan.

Alfre and husband Roderick shares two children togetherImage Source: Pinterest

Alfred and husband Roderick shares two children together

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Fun Fact: Alfre’s daughter Mavis served as Miss Golden Globe for the 2010 Golden Globe Awards.