ALFRE WOODARD (Lily)
previously starred in Lawrence Kasdan's Oscar-nominated film "Grand Canyon," co-starring Danny Glover. Most recently, she appeared in the Miramax release "Down in the Delta," opposite Wesley Snipes, directed by Dr. Maya Angelou.
Woodard was featured in "My
Funny Valentine," an independent
film from "Daughters of the Dust" director Julie Dash.
Other recent feature films include "Star Trek: First
Contact," "Primal Fear," "How to Make an American
Quilt" and Spike Lee's "Crooklyn." She also starred in
John Sayles' "Passion Fish," for which she received a
Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress;
Morgan Freeman's South African drama "Bopha!"; "Miss
Firecracker," opposite Tim Robbins and Holly Hunter;
and Robert Altman's "Health."
Woodard made her motion picture debut in Alan Rudolph's "Remember My Name" and, in 1984, earned an Academy Award- nomination for her performance in "Cross Creek," directed by Martin Ritt.
A three-time Emmy Award winner, Woodard was recently honored with an Emmy, a Golden Globe Award, a
CableACE Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for her performance in the 1997 HBO
telefilm "Miss Evers' Boys."
Her lead performance in the Hallmark Hall of
Fame presentation of August Wilson's play "The Piano
Lesson" earned her a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best
Actress and an Emmy nomination.
Woodard's stage credits include the New York Shakespeare Festival production of
David Hare's "Map of the World" and "The Winter's Tale."
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