Alfre Woodard, born November 8, 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is an American actress who plays the roll of Ruby Jean Reynolds on the HBO original series True Blood. Alfre is a recurring special guest star on the series' third and fifth seasons.
Woodard was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Constance, a homemaker, and Marion H. Woodard, an entrepreneur and interior designer.
Woodard attended Bishop Kelley High School, a private Catholic school in Tulsa. She studied Drama at Boston University from which she graduated.
- Tyler Perry's The Family that Preys (2008)
- American Violet (2008)
- Take the Lead (2006)
- Beauty Shop (2005)
- Radio (2003)
- Love & Basketball (2000)
- Steel Magnolias (2012) (African-American remake)
- Memphis Beat (2010)
- True Blood (2010)
- Three Rivers (2009–2010)
- My Own Worst Enemy (2008)
- Desperate Housewives (2005–2006)
True Blood AccoladesEdit
- Nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series