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Charlayne Woodard is a Actor American born on 29 december 1953 at Albany (USA)

Charlayne Woodard

Charlayne Woodard
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Nationality USA
Birth 29 december 1953 (70 years) at Albany (USA)

Charlaine "Charlayne" Woodard (born December 29, 1953) is an American film, stage and television actress and playwright. She has written four plays, titled Pretty Fire, Neat, In Real Life, which she starred in, and "Flight".

Biography

Woodard was trained at the Goodman School of Drama.

She has been married to Alan Harris, an intellectual property lawyer, since 1991.

She is not related to actress Alfre Woodard.

Best films

Unbreakable (2000)
(Actress)

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Filmography of Charlayne Woodard (19 films)

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Actress

Glass
Glass (2019)
, 2h9
Directed by M. Night Shyamalan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Psychologie, Superhero films, Films about psychiatry, Films set in psychiatric hospitals
Actors James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Anya Taylor-Joy, Sarah Paulson, Spencer Treat Clark
Roles Mrs. Price
Rating66% 3.3010753.3010753.3010753.3010753.301075
David Dunn, l'homme « incassable », se lance à la poursuite de « La Bête », la personnalité surhumaine de Kevin Wendell Crumb. Elijah Price, le « Bonhomme qui casse », en hôpital psychiatrique depuis dix-neuf ans après avoir commis des attentats pour révéler les pouvoirs de Dunn, attend cet affrontement depuis sa cellule. Cependant, le docteur Ellie Staple veut les réunir pour les libérer de ce qu'elle considère comme un délire et les convaincre que leurs capacités surhumaines ne sont qu'une illusion.
D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear, 1h25
Directed by Tom McLoughlin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Charles Dutton, Jay O. Sanders, Bobby Hosea, Trent Cameron, Helen Shaver, Tom O'Brien
Roles Mildred Muhammad
Rating60% 3.002723.002723.002723.002723.00272
In October 2002, Chief Charles Moose (played by Charles S. Dutton) of the Montgomery County Police Department, heads an effort to track down those responsible for a recent string of murders in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Sunshine State, 2h21
Directed by John Sayles
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Actors Angela Bassett, Edie Falco, Alan King, Cullen Douglas, Clifton James, James McDaniel
Roles Loretta
Rating67% 3.397213.397213.397213.397213.39721
As the primarily white town of Delrona Beach, Florida is preparing for its annual festival, one of the parade floats is set afire. A young black boy named Terrell is found guilty of the deed, and he is sentenced to community service with a local community theater. An orphan, Terrell is in the care of an elderly relative, Eunice Stokes, who lives in the neighboring, primarily black community of Lincoln Beach.
Unbreakable, 1h46
Directed by M. Night Shyamalan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Superhero films, Films about disabilities
Actors Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright, Spencer Treat Clark, John Patrick Amedori, Michael Kelly
Roles Elijah's Mother
Rating72% 3.648413.648413.648413.648413.64841
Elijah Price (Samuel L. Jackson) is born with Type I osteogenesis imperfecta, a rare disease in which bones break easily. As revealed later in flashbacks, Elijah draws a theory, based on the comic books he has read during his many hospital stays, that if he represents extreme human frailty, perhaps there is someone "unbreakable" at the opposite extreme.
The Million Dollar Hotel, 2h
Directed by Wim Wenders
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Jeremy Davies, Milla Jovovich, Mel Gibson, Jimmy Smits, Peter Stormare, Amanda Plummer
Roles Jean Swift
Rating57% 2.8515152.8515152.8515152.8515152.851515
A group of very different people live in a hotel in Los Angeles, California including the romantically involved Tom Tom (Davies) and Eloise (Milla Jovovich). The events that unfold are the result of the death of an important resident; the son (Tim Roth) of a billionaire media mogul. His father commissions an FBI agent (Gibson) to look into his death.
Touched By Evil, 1h36
Directed by James A. Contner
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Paula Abdul, Adrian Pasdar, Susan Ruttan, Charlayne Woodard, Tracy Nelson, Gillian Barber
Roles Det. Duvall
Rating50% 2.523252.523252.523252.523252.52325
Ellen Collier (Paula Abdul), a well-put-together businesswoman finds comfort and security in her relationship with her loving and supporting new boyfriend, car salesman Jerry Braskin (Adrian Pasdar), after being savagely attacked by a serial rapist. But other rapes occur just when Ellen thought it was safe for her slowly break free from her self-imposed shell, which eventually causes her to believe that Jerry is hiding a very dark secret. Eventually Ellen is confronted with rock-solid evidence that her boyfriend Jerry is the very same man who raped her, and she has to save herself before it's too late.
The Crucible, 2h4
Directed by Nicholas Hytner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Prison films, Films about religion, Witches in film, Films about capital punishment, Films based on plays, Children's films
Actors Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, Paul Scofield, Joan Allen, Jeffrey Jones, Peter Vaughan
Roles Tituba
Rating67% 3.3986653.3986653.3986653.3986653.398665
Early morning in 1692 Salem, Massachusetts, some young village girls meet in the woods with a Barbadian slave named Tituba (Charlayne Woodard). One of the girls, Abigail Williams (Winona Ryder), kills a chicken and drinks the blood, wishing for John Proctor's wife to die. They are surprised by Abigail's uncle, Reverend Samuel Parris (Bruce Davison), who discovers them. As the girls run away, Parris' daughter, Betty (Rachael Bella), falls over unconscious.
Eye for an Eye, 1h37
Directed by John Schlesinger
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Rape and revenge films
Actors Sally Field, Kiefer Sutherland, Ed Harris, Beverly D'Angelo, Joe Mantegna, Paul McCrane
Roles Angel Kosinsky
Rating61% 3.099133.099133.099133.099133.09913
Karen McCann (Sally Field) is happily married to Mack (Ed Harris) and has two daughters, 17-year-old Julie (Olivia Burnette) (from Karen's previous marriage) and six-year-old Megan (Alexandra Kyle). She lives in a nice house in Santa Monica, California and has a good job in a museum.
Buffalo Girls, 3h
Directed by Rod Hardy
Genres Western
Actors Anjelica Huston, Melanie Griffith, Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman, Gabriel Byrne, Peter Coyote, John Diehl
Roles Doosie
Rating73% 3.665473.665473.665473.665473.66547
A story of the fading Wild West is told from Calamity Jane's point of view, with overlaid narrative to her eldest daughter about Jane's adventures.
Angie
Angie (1994)
, 1h47
Directed by Martha Coolidge
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Pregnancy films, Films about sexuality
Actors Aida Turturro, Geena Davis, Stephen Rea, James Gandolfini, Philip Bosco, Jenny O'Hara
Roles Floor Nurse
Rating54% 2.7046052.7046052.7046052.7046052.704605
Angie (Geena Davis) is an office worker who lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, New York and dreams of a better life. After learning that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie (James Gandolfini), she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband.
The Meteor Man, 1h40
Directed by Robert Townsend
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Comic science fiction
Themes Comedy science fiction films, Superhero films
Actors Marla Gibbs, Robert Townsend, Robert Guillaume, James Earl Jones, Eddie Griffin, Roy Fegan
Roles Janice Farrell
Rating52% 2.6052652.6052652.6052652.6052652.605265
Jefferson Reed (Robert Townsend) is a mild mannered school teacher in Washington D.C. His neighborhood is terrorized by a local gang called The Golden Lords led by Simon Caine (Roy Fegan) and allied with drug lord Anthony Byers (Frank Gorshin). One night, Jeff steps in to rescue a woman from the gang only to end up running from them himself. Hiding in a garbage dumpster, he manages to escape. As he climbs out, he is struck down by a glowing green meteorite. His spine is crushed and he receives severe burns. A small fragment of the meteor was left over and taken by a mute vagrant named Marvin (Bill Cosby). Reed awakens several days later in the hospital, but when his bandages are taken off, he is miraculously healed of all injuries.
He Said, She Said, 1h55
Directed by Ken Kwapis, Marisa Silver
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Kevin Bacon, Elizabeth Perkins, Nathan Lane, Anthony LaPaglia, Sharon Stone, George Martin
Roles Cindy
Rating57% 2.8519152.8519152.8519152.8519152.851915
It is the story of the relationship between journalists Dan Hanson (Bacon) and Lorie Bryer (Perkins) twice – once from each perspective. The man's story was directed by Ken Kwapis and the woman's by Marisa Silver. At the time, Kwapis and Silver were engaged and they married soon after the film was released.
One Good Cop, 1h46
Directed by Heywood Gould
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about children
Actors Michael Keaton, Rene Russo, Anthony LaPaglia, Benjamin Bratt, Rachel Ticotin, Kevin Conway
Roles Cheryl Clark
Rating57% 2.899742.899742.899742.899742.89974
Artie Lewis (Keaton) is an NYPD detective who believes in his work, loves his wife Rita (Russo), and is close to his partner Stevie Diroma (LaPaglia), a widower with three young daughters. After a hard, violent encounter in a project while on duty, Artie and Stevie reassure each other that, although battered and bruised, they are "still alive."
Twister
Twister (1989)
, 1h33
Directed by Michael Almereyda
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Crispin Glover, Harry Dean Stanton, Dylan McDermott, Suzy Amis, Jenny Wright, Charlayne Woodard
Roles Lola
Rating52% 2.606282.606282.606282.606282.60628
Based on Mary Robison's 1981 novel Oh!, the film relates the story of the eccentric Cleveland family during the event of a tornado's hitting their rural Kansas home. The head of the family is Eugene Cleveland (Stanton), who built soda pop and mini-golf empires and lives off the proceeds. His two adult children, Maureen (Amis), and Howdy (Glover), live with him in his mansion along with Maureen's daughter Violet, and Lola, the housekeeper. Maureen is plagued by unwanted visits from her ex, Chris (McDermott), who has recently returned from Canada with the intention of marrying Maureen and becoming a father to Violet. Howdy is enrolled in a local university and pursues rolling interests in painting, music, and theater, all with an Absurdist slant. He is also desperately trying to convince Stephanie, a young groundskeeper from the University, to marry him and go off to Europe. Eugene, exasperated with Howdy's high-brow attitude and Maureen's sullen listlessness, spends his time drinking and courting Virginia, a local host of a Christian children's TV program. The group continuously annoy each other, fight, and try to find themselves in an isolated little world where all of the necessities of life are provided, but purpose is lacking.
God Bless the Child, 1h33
Directed by Denis Héroux
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Mare Winningham, L. Scott Caldwell, Obba Babatundé, Dorian Harewood, Mos Def, Charlayne Woodard
Roles Chandra Watkins
Rating72% 3.630153.630153.630153.630153.63015
Theresa Johnson is a single mother, who was abandoned by her unemployed husband some time after her daughter, Hillary, was born. The two live in a cramped apartment in the inner-city, within walking distance to Hillary's school and Theresa's workplace. The occupants of the apartment complex Theresa and her daughter live in are all notified of their eviction, as the land is being sold and the apartments are to be demolished. Theresa has nowhere to go. Theresa clocks out of work early to look for a place for her and her daughter to live, but is fired the next day for leaving early. The two go from homeless shelter to homeless shelter, trying to find a place to stay. Often they sleep on the streets. At one shelter Theresa meets outreach worker Calvin Reed (Dorian Harewood), who finds another place for Theresa to stay, while she receives welfare aid. The house is filthy and infested with rats. Theresa and Hillary settle into their new home, and the life of their neighboring family, the Watkins, is explored.