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us: Woodard, Alfre, 1953-

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1953-11-08
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Tulsa (Okla.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Boston University
        • Organization: (naf) Public Theater (New York, N.Y.)
        • Organization: (naf) Mark Taper Forum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
        • Organization: (naf) Artists for a New South Africa
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        (lcsh) Actresses
    • Sources

      • found: The Killing floor [VR] 1989: credits (Alfre Woodard)
      • found: Halliwell's filmgoer's companion, 1988 (Woodard, Alfre, 1953- )
      • found: Internet movie database, Aug. 20, 2003 (Alfre Woodard; b. Nov. 8, 1953, Tulsa, Okla.; actress, 1970s-2000s)
      • found: Black Women in America, Second Edition, accessed April 21, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Woodard, Alfre; actress; born 08 November 1953 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States; BFA in drama from Boston University (1974); performed at the Public Theatre in New York and Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles (1977); guest appearance on television series Hill Street Blues (1983) and received an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress; appeared in television series L.A. Law and received her second Emmy; played Winnie Mandela in Mandela story for HBO and won a cable ACE Award (1986 and 1987); Golden Globe nomination for her role in Passion Fish (1992), Emmy nomination for her role in The Piano Lesson (1995), an Emmy nomination and a Screen Actors Guild Best Actress Award for her role in Miss Evers Boys (1997); received an Emmy, a Golden Globe, and a SAG Award; cofounded Artists for a Free South Africa (ANSA))
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