Alfre Woodard

12/07/2017 – Alfre Woodard – Childrens Defense Fund-California 27th Annual Beat the Odds Awards – Arrivals – Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Boulevard – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Photography by Eugene /

Place of Birth: Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 8, 1952

Ethnicity: African-American

Alfre Woodard is an American actress, producer, and political activist. She is the daughter of Constance and Marion H. Woodard, who was an entrepreneur and interior designer. Alfre is married to writer Roderick Spencer. They have two children, who are adopted.

Alfre’s paternal grandfather was Alexander A. Woodard (the son of Alex/Ellick Woodard and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Stell). Alfre’s grandfather Alexander was born in Louisiana.

Alfre’s paternal grandmother was named Minnie Hue Cooper. Minnie was born in Tennessee. Minnie’s maternal grandparents were Sigh/Sy Garrett and Gracie/Gracy.

Alfre’s maternal grandfather was named Arthur Roberson (the son of Henretta Wilson). Arthur was born in Texas.

Alfre’s maternal grandmother was Ada Marie Evans (the daughter of Bennett Evans and Hattie Flint-White). Ada was born in Texas. Hattie was the daughter of Lisia White.

Source: Genealogy of Alfre Woodard –

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