Alfre WoodardactressBorn: 11/2/1953Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Emmy Award-winning television and film actress who played Dr. Roxanne Tucker on St. Elsewhere (1985–87) before moving to film. Her films include Cross Creek (1983), Passion Fish (1992), How to Make an American Quilt (1995), Radio (2003), and Beauty Shop (2005), the distaff version of Barbershop. She joined the cast of the hit series Desperate Housewives in the 2005 and 2006 seasons.
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