Alfre Woodard Celebrity Watchlist

While this talented actress has never truly risen to superstar status, she is an accomplished performer of stage and screen. She's played a host of diverse characters---doctor, detective, judge, junkie, teacher---yet she is consistently believable, her por… (more)

Birth Place: Tulsa, OK

Birthday: November 8, 1952, Scorpio

Profession: Actor, Producer

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Thu Nov 26 9:55am
Beauty Shop MAX

Tame “Barbershop” knockoff stars Queen Latifah as a Chicago hairstylist who moves to Atlanta and opens up her own salon, filled with quirky workers and offbeat customers. Alicia Silverstone, Alfre Woodard, Djimon Hounsou. Latifah's character, Gina Norr (more…)

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Sat Nov 28 4:25pm
12 Years a Slave MOMAX

The true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man in 1800s New York who was kidnapped and forced into slavery on a plantation near New Orleans. Later, he fights for his freedom with the help of a Canadian abolitionist.

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Fri Dec 4 7:00pm
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A greedy TV executive learns the true meaning of Christmas in this updating of "A Christmas Carol".

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  • Birth Place: Tulsa, OK
  • Birthday: November 8, 1952, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor, Producer