Charlayne Woodard

Charlayne Woodard

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1953-12-29 · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: Albany, New York, USA

20 Movies · 22 TV shows

Also Known As: Charlaine Woodward · Charleine Woodard · Charlain Woodard · Charlaine Woodard

Biography

Charlaine "Charlayne" Woodard (born December 29, 1953) is an American playwright and actress. She made her debut in the original production of the musical Ain't Misbehavin', for which she received a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical nomination in 1978. She has played supporting roles in a number of films, include One Good Cop (1991), The Crucible (1996), Unbreakable (2000), and Glass (2019).

Personal Life

Woodard was trained at the Goodman School of Drama at the Art Institute of Chicago (now at DePaul University).She has been married to Alan Harris, an intellectual property lawyer, since 1991.

Movies & TV shows

2019.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Prodigal Son

Prodigal Son

4.69
2019
The son of a notorious serial killer becomes an acclaimed criminal psychologist who uses his unique insight into how killers think to help the NYPD.
Glass

Glass

6.3
2019
A disturbed man with twenty-four different personality types is being tracked by a former security guard with supernatural abilities. The shadowy presence of the orchestrator who holds secrets critica...

2018.

1 TV show
TV
Pose

Pose

5.29
2018
A dance musical that explores the juxtaposition of several segments of 1980s life and society in New York: the ball culture world, the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe, and the downtown social an...

2015.

1 TV show
TV
Sneaky Pete

Sneaky Pete

4.33
2015
A con man on the run from a vicious gangster takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, “reuniting” with Pete’s estranged family, a colorful, dysfunctional group ...

2014.

1 TV show
TV
The Leftovers

The Leftovers

5.83
2014
When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to understand just what they're supposed to do about it. The drama series 'The Leftovers' is the story of...

2013.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
The Blacklist

The Blacklist

6.61
2013
One of the FBI's most wanted fugitives surrendered to the FBI in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI want to bring down criminals. The FBI can't find criminals because they don't know they ...
Things Never Said

Things Never Said

2013
An aspiring poet in a troubled marriage sparks with a new man who helps her find her artistic voice.

2008.

2 TV shows
TV
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

5.65
2008
The series picks up four years after Judgement Day with John and Sarah trying to stay under the radar of the government as they plot to destroy Skynet in order to prevent Armageddon.
TV
In Treatment

In Treatment

5.36
2008
Individual therapy sessions are available. Paul Weston, a therapist who exhibits an insightful, reserved demeanor while treating his patients, but displays a paralyzing insecurity while being counsele...

2006.

2 TV shows
TV
Shark

Shark

7
2006
After his successful defense of a wife-abuser resulted in her death, Sebastian Stark became dissatisfied with his career. After more than a month trying to come to grips with his situation, he is invi...
TV
In Justice

In Justice

5.74
2006
In Justice is an American television police procedural. On Sunday, January 1, 2006 the series began airing on ABC as a mid-season replacement and on Friday, January 6, 2006 it began its regular time a...

2005.

2 TV shows
TV
Medium

Medium

6
2005
Allison Dubois works in the District Attorney's office and uses her intuition to solve crimes. She gets clues to the location of missing people through her dreams.
TV
Bones

Bones

6.33
2005
There is a doctor. Special Agent Seeley Booth uses the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab to help with murder investigations when the remains are badly burned or destroyed.

2004.

1 Movie
Broadway's Lost Treasures II

Broadway's Lost Treasures II

2004
The annual Tony Award broadcast provides the only filmed record of Broadway's best for audiences to experience as if they were front-row-center on opening night. This second compilation of great musi...

2003.

1 Movie
D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear

D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear

2003
There were events in the United States in 2002. In 24 hours, six people were killed. A man and his son don't get a lot of attention. The police follow the wrong van and the murderers act with impunity...

2002.

1 Movie
Sunshine State

Sunshine State

2002
A woman and her new husband have to deal with family, business, and encroaching real estate development when they return to their hometown in northern Florida.

2001.

1 TV show
TV
The Division

The Division

2001
The Division has Bonnie Bedelia in it. The San Francisco Police Department's women police officers were the focus of the series. The series ended on June 28, 2004.

2000.

2 Movies
Unbreakable

Unbreakable

6.59
2000
A man finds something. A man with a disease that makes his bones brittle and fragile could be the answer to the mystery.
The Million Dollar Hotel

The Million Dollar Hotel

2000
The Million Dollar Hotel starts with a jump from a roof top that clears up a death in a hotel that was burning to the ground, where a lot of strange people had been living.

1999.

2 TV shows
TV
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

6.06
1999
Sexually-based heinous offenses are considered by the criminal justice system. In New York City, the detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Specia...
TV
Family Law

Family Law

1999
Lynn Holt has had to scramble to keep her family and law firm together since her husband left her and took most of their joint practice with him. The attorneys are determined to make each month's mort...

1998.

1 Movie
Around the Fire

Around the Fire

1998
Simon is expected to graduate from college. Simon cries out for attention from his family and is sent away to boarding school where he befriends a "Deadhead" and becomes a "hippie" in his search for a...

1997.

1 Movie
Touched By Evil

Touched By Evil

1997
Successful business advisor Ellen Collier is attacked by a serial rapist, and becomes frightened and withdrawn after the incident. She begins to regain her confidence with the help of her friends and ...

1996.

3 Movies
Run for the Dream: The Gail Devers Story

Run for the Dream: The Gail Devers Story

1996
The true story of Olympic gold medalist Gail Devers (Charlayne Woodard) and her fight to combat Graves disease while becoming the fastest female sprinter in the world. From a setback in Seoul that nea...
Eye for an Eye

Eye for an Eye

8
1996
When a court in Los Angeles fails to convict Robert Doob, the man who raped and murdered Karen's daughter, the grieving mother takes justice into her own hands.
The Crucible

The Crucible

6
1996
The Massachusetts Bay colony was plunged into chaos due to the Salem witch trials.

1995.

1 TV show
TV
Bless This House

Bless This House

1995
Bless This House is a CBS sitcom which starred Andrew Dice Clay.

1994.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
Angie

Angie

6
1994
She lives in the city of Brooklyn. She wants a better life than the people she knows. When she found out that she was pregnant, she decided not to have a baby with her husband. This leads to a journey...
TV
ER

ER

5.68
1994
Critical issues faced by the dedicated physicians and staff of the overburdened emergency room were explored in the inner workings of an urban teaching hospital.
TV
Chicago Hope

Chicago Hope

6
1994
Chicago Hope was created by David E. Kelley is a person. It ran on CBS from 1994 to 2000. There is a hospital in Chicago. TVGN will show the show in the fall of next year.

1993.

1 TV show
TV
Frasier

Frasier

5.35
1993
After many years at the "Cheers" bar, Frasier moves back home to Seattle to work as a radio psychiatrist after his policeman father gets shot in the hip on duty.

1991.

2 Movies
One Good Cop

One Good Cop

1991
Artie Lewis becomes the legal guardian of his three children when his partner is killed in the line of duty. During his investigation, Lewis finds himself on the line. One man's rage, one man's fury, ...
He Said, She Said

He Said, She Said

1991
The Baltimore Sun has a right-winger named Dan Hanson. Rivals for the job of new writer of a vacant column, the paper ends up printing their very different opinions alongside each other, which leads t...

1990.

1 TV show
TV
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

6.69
1990
Will, a street-smart teenager, moves from the tough streets of West Philly to posh Bel- Air to live with his Uncle Philip, Aunt Vivian, and their sophisticated British butler. Will finds himself at ho...

1989.

1 Movie
Twister

Twister

1989
A family is trapped by a storm. The matriarch of the clan is a retired soda pop tycoon. He's dating a TV Evangelist. His layabout daughter and her 8 year old daughter, his would-be artist son, the son...

1988.

1 TV show
TV
Roseanne

Roseanne

5.63
1988
In the fictional town of Lanford, Illinois, a working-class family struggles to make ends meet.

1987.

1 TV show
TV
Wiseguy

Wiseguy

6
1987
He was an agent for the OCB during his time in a New Jersey penitentiary. His roots in a traditional Italian city neighborhood form the underlying dramatic base of the series, bringing him into confli...

1985.

1 TV show
TV
Spenser: For Hire

Spenser: For Hire

6
1985
Spenser: For Hire is a mystery television series

1984.

1 Movie
Crackers

Crackers

1984
Garvey has a pawnshop in San Francisco. While the owner of Garvey's shop is out of town, Dillard, Turtle, and Weslake team up with Boardwalk, a local pimp, to burgle Garvey's shop. Dillard fell for th...

1982.

2 Movies
Hard Feelings

Hard Feelings

1982
It's 1963 and teenage Barnie has problems. School bullies are after him, his family is dysfunctional and his girl Leslie screws around. On the run from bullies, he hides in the African-American part o...
Ain't Misbehavin'

Ain't Misbehavin'

1982
Ain't Misbehavin' is a musical revue with a book by Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby, Jr., and music by various composers and lyricists as arranged and orchestrated by Luther Henderson. It is named a...

1978.

1 Movie
Cindy

Cindy

1978
A musical adaptation of Cinderella set in Harlem after World War II.
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