Alfre Woodard is an American actress, producer, and political activist. She was born on 8th November 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma as the youngest sibling among the three children. Her parents are Constance and Marion H. Woodard, a homemaker and an interior designer, respectively.
The actress was once nominated for an Oscar and Grammy Award. Moreover, she was nominated 18 times in the Emmys, winning four of them. Impressively, she’s also won a Golden Globe Award and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Alfre Woodard is married to her husband Roderick Spencer for over three decades
Alfre Woodard with her husband Roderick Spencer.
Alfre Woodard and Roderick Spencer got married in 1983. Despite criticisms and mockery towards the interracial marriage at the time, the couple persevered and turned themselves into one of the strongest couples in Hollywood.
The pair’s long lasting relationship can be credited to their good understanding and amazing chemistry. As a matter of fact, Spencer attends every event to support his wife. Likewise, Alfre claims she started living only after meeting Roderick.
Woodard chose an acting path thanks to a nun, and she’s pretty grateful for it. She’s always loved acting, however, Alfre feels the icing on the cake was the introduction of Spencer, who she claims is the rock of her life.
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The 66-year-old believes that marrying a person who understands the stress of acting helped her a lot throughout her career.
We're great friends. If we weren't married, he'd be the person I'd hang out with.
The couple has worked together in movies as well. Spencer served as the screenwriter in ‘Juanita’ starring his wife.
Alfre and Roderick adopted two kids
Alfre Woodard and Roderick Spencer with her two adopted children at The Lion King Premiere.
Woodard embraces motherhood the most in her life, claiming she became alive through the presence of her children. She’s adopted two kids, a daughter & a son, named Mavis and Duncan, respectively.
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Back in January 2010, Mavis served as Miss Golden Globe at the 67th Golden Globe Awards. She is a successful model who’s featured in Teen Vogue and Instyle Magazines. Moreover, she’s also served as the US Equestrian Ambassador.
Alfre Woodard is starring in a lead role in the American Drama Series ‘See’
Woodard is one of the leading cast in the web TV series See produced for Apple TV+. She plays the character of a tribe member named Paris.
See takes place in a dystopian future when the human race can no longer use their eyes for sight. Therefore, society is forced to come up with new ways to interact and live. However, when two kids are born with sight the entire dynamics change creating a whole host of chaos and trouble.