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Woodard, Alfre 1953-

Overview
Works: 505 works in 1,476 publications in 8 languages and 72,723 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Sports films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Director, Performer, Speaker, Other, Interviewee, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alfre Woodard
12 Years a Slave by Steve McQueen( Visual )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all dignity, Northup is ultimately purchased by ruthless plantation owner Edwin Epps and must find the strength within to survive. Filled with powerful performances by an astonishing cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, and newcomer Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave is both an unflinching account of slavery in American history and a celebration of the indomitable power of hope
Radio by William L Tung( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a high school coach and the developmentally challenged man whom he took under his wing
Dinosaur by D. B Sweeney( Visual )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Korean and held by 2,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dinosaur tells the story of Aladar, an iguanodon who is separated from his own kind and raised by a clan of lemurs. When a meteor shower destroys their home, Aladar and his family follow a herd of dinosaurs heading for the safety of the "nesting grounds." Together they must stand strong amidst food and water shortages, the threat of Carnotaur attacks, and Aladar's run-ins with the herd's stubborn leader, Kron
A wrinkle in time by Madeleine L'Engle( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 1,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Meg Murry, her little brother Charles Wallace, and their friend Calvin are guided by unearthly strangers as they go on a journey through space and time to search for Meg's and Charles' scientist father who disappeared while experimenting with a new form of space travel
Captain America : civil war by Anthony Russo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps, one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark's surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability
The Underground Railroad( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Traces the journey to freedom taken by countless slaves, showing how they were guided, protected and pursued along the way. The extraordinary story is told through historical documents, visits to important sites, interviews with the descendants of noted abolitionists and commentary from experts"--Container
Take the lead by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre is a ballroom-dance instructor with courtly manners whose pupils tend to be well-heeled teenagers. Partly as a dare and partly as a joke, he is offered the job of supervising a South Bronx high school detention class, where the students regard him as a visitor from the moon. They resist him, but he fascinates them, and before long, Pierre has talked them into learning a few steps. He even suggests that if they work hard enough, they might have a shot in a citywide dance competition, which offers a first prize of $5,000. As they morph into Astaire's and Charisse's, and as Pierre's lessons instill self-mastery, self-restraint, and self-respect, these previously aimless kids blossom into confident, self-possessed young adults
The piano lesson by Charles S Dutton( Visual )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning tale of a family caught between their heritage and a dream for the future. The Charles family clashes over the fate of a magnificent, carved piano that carries their family's story from their days as slaves. Boy Willie wants to sell the piano to buy a farm--the same fields their family worked as slaves. But his sister, Berniece, refuses to part with it. For her, the piano is their very soul, a legacy of pride and struggle that symbolizes their survival as a family. To resolve the conflict they must first deal with the past
Disney's American legends( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of four animated short films profiling legendary figures in American history. John Henry goes up against a machine with his hammer to help build America's railroads; Casey Jones, the brave engineer delivers the U.S. mail in record-breaking time; Johnny Appleseed plants apple trees across America to benefit the early pioneers; and Paul Bunyan, the giant lumberjack, clears the land for American settlers
Grand Canyon by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a lawyer's car breaks down in a dangerous Los Angeles neighborhood, a tow-truck driver arrives just in time to save his life. The two men begin a deep friendship that sets off a chain of unsettling and surprising events involving their families and friends for years to come."--Container
K-PAX by Iain Softley( Visual )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychiatrist begins treating a patient who claims to be an alien from the distant planet of K-PAX
Scrooged by Richard Donner( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cold-hearted television executive is visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve, who attempt to show him the error of his ways
The forgotten by Joseph Ruben( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nine-year-old Sam Paretta is dead, killed in a plane crash. Even though it's been fourteen months since the accident, his mother, Telly, still grieves over the loss. But suddenly, her husband swears they never had a child and her psychiatrist insists she's delusional. Worst of all, there is absolutely no evidence to prove Sam ever existed. Haunted by the memories of her son, Telly's search for the truth propels her into a dark mind-shattering conspiracy of unearthly terror"--Container
Star trek, first contact by Jonathan Frakes( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Borg, a half-organic, half-machine race, want to conquer and assimilate all races. They are headed to Earth with a plan to alter history, and it is up to Captain Picard and his crew to stop them
Miss Evers' boys by Alfre Wood( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is 1932 when loyal, devoted Nurse Eunice Evers is invited to work with Dr. Brodus and Dr. Douglas on a federally funded program to treat syphilis patients in Alabama. Free treatment is offered to those who test positive for the disease, including Caleb Humphries and Willie Johnson. But when the government withdraws its support, money is offered for what will become known as 'The Tuskegee Experiment'; a study of the effects of syphilis on patients who don't receive treatment. Now the men must be led to believe they are being cared for, when in fact they are being denied the medicine that could cure them. Miss Evers is faced with a terrible dilemma - to abandon the experiment and tell her patients or to remain silent and offer only comfort"--Container
Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents narratives by more than forty former slaves, collected by the Works Progress Administration in the 1930's, and includes sixty photos
Love & basketball by Omar Epps( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is divided into the quarters of a basketball game and tells the story of Quincy and Monica. It traces their lives as they run parallel and run apart -- from childhood, to high school, to college -- concluding with Quincy and Monica as adults. Both play basketball and each dreams of playing on a professional level. For Quincy, it is easier and expected since he is the son of a professional ballplayer. Monica has it harder being both a woman when there was no professional league, and as a daughter whose mother cannot understand why her daughter wants to be an athlete
The core by Aaron Eckhart( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a geophysicist discovers that the Earth's inner core has stopped rotating, an elite team of scientists has one last chance to save the world - by journeying into the center of the Earth!
Primal fear by Gregory Hoblit( Visual )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Chicago altar boy is accused of murdering the archbishop and a publicity hungry local attorney decides to defend him
Beauty shop by Elizabeth Hunter( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gina Norris is in Atlanta making a name for herself at a posh Southern salon with her cutting-edge hairstyles. But when her flamboyant, egotistical boss takes it one criticism too far, she leaves his salon to open a shop of her own
 
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The forgotten
Alternative Names
Alfre Woodard actrice américaine

Alfre Woodard actriz estadounidense

Alfre Woodard aktorka amerykańska

Alfre Woodard Amerikaans actrice

Alfre Woodard amerikansk skådespelare

Alfre Woodard amerikansk skodespelar

Alfre Woodard amerikansk skuespiller

Alfre Woodard attrice statunitense

Alfre Woodard US-amerikanische Schauspielerin und Produzentin

Alfre Woodard yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Alfre Woodardová

Алфре Удуърт

Алфри Вудард

Вудард Элфри

Элфри Вудард

Էլֆրի Վուդարթ

אלפרה וודארד

אלפרה וודארד שחקנית אמריקאית

ألفريه دارد

الفری وودار بازیگر آمریکایی

ელფრი ვუდარდი

알프레 우더드

アルフレ・ウッダード

阿爾法·伍達德

阿尔法·沃德

艾菲·活特

艾菲活特

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The Underground RailroadK-PAXThe forgottenUnchained memories : readings from the slave narrativesThe coreBeauty shop