Woodard's television credits include the lead in the Showtime movie, Run for the Dream, The Gail Devers Story, the CBS miniseries The Wedding and Buffalo Girls, and recurring and guest-starring roles on such top-rated television shows as
Chicago Hope and Frasier."
Woodard has written and starred in two award-winning off-Broadway plays, Pretty Fire, which won a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award and the NAACP Theatre Awards for Best Play and Best Playwright, and Nest, which won the Theatre Visions Award and was nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award.
Woodard's third play, In Real Life, opens in November at the Seattle Repertory Theatre and in July 2001 at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles.
Woodard's Broadway credits include the original cast of Ain't Misbehavin' for which she received both Tony and Drama Desk Awards nominations. Off-Broadway credits include the New York Shakespeare Festival, where she most recently played the lead in In the Blood, for which she won an Obie Award and was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Best Actress, Twelfth Night, The Caucasian Chalk Circle and King Henry IV, Part I.
Woodard was recently awarded a TCG/Pew Charitable Trust National Theatre Artist Residency Program Fellowship with the Mark Taper Forum.
Charlayne Woodard Facts
|Birthday||December 29, 1955 (61)|
|Birthplace||Albany, New York, USA|
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