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Alfre Woodard, American film, stage, & TV actress. Her work includes Hill Street Blues, The Family the Preys, Passion Fish, Love & Basketball, Miss Evers' Boys, Crookyln, Holiday Heart, & many, many others. She has been nominated once for an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, 17 times for an Emmy Award (winning 4), and has also won a Golden Globe & 3 SAG Awards.

fun fact: I've always said there's a reason why no one's ever made a biopic about Fred Astaire - because who would be able to play a quadruple-threat with the same kind of charisma? It turns out no one's ever made a biopic about Fred Astaire because he "stipulated in his will that no film representations of himself be made". Now we know he's a quintuple-threat, for his intelligence and foresight.