Alfre Woodard, the powerhouse Scorpio actress, has made a name for herself in the world of film and television. She initially gained notoriety for her roles in Take the Lead and Star Trek: First Contact. Woodard, who hails from Tulsa, Oklahoma, was born on November 8th, 1952. Her career reached a pinnacle in 1984 when she won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Hill Street Blues. In 2016, she began appearing in the Netflix original series Luke Cage as Mayor Mariah Dillard. Woodard’s star continues to rise and her indomitable spirit is clear in every performance.