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Loretta Devine

Loretta Devine was born on August 21, 1949 in Houston, Texas. She graduated from the University of Houston in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Drama and BrandeisUniversity in 1976 with a MFA in Theater. Devine is a member of The Epsilon Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. She began her career on Broadway starring in Dreamgirls. Minor roles for Devine followed in films such as Little Nikita (1988) and Stanley & Iris (1990). She also appeared in the first season of the TV series A Different World. In 1995, she landed a high-profile role as Gloria Matthews in Waiting to Exhale, joined in the cast by Whitney Houston, Gregory Hines, and Angela Bassett, among others. The role earned her an NAACP Image Award for Best Supporting Actress, as did her next movie, The Preacher's Wife, her second movie with Houston and Hines. In 2000, Devine took on the role of impassioned high school teacher Marla Hendricks on the Fox TV drama Boston Public. Devine won three more Image Awards for her work in the series. She also continued to work in film, playing prominent roles in Urban Legend, Urban Legends: Final Cut, and I Am Sam. Devine earned yet another Image Award nomination and an Independent Spirit Award nomination for her work in the 2004 film Woman Thou Art Loosed. She also appeared in the 2005 Academy Awards Best Picture winning film Crash. She also plays Rochelle's mother, Maxine on the sitcom, Everybody Hates Chris. In 2007, she appeared in This Christmas, co-starring Delroy Lindo, Mekhi Phifer, and Regina King. Devine also appeared in Grey's Anatomy as Adele Webber. She played Patti on Eli Stone, an ABC television series which began airing in 2008 an in 2009, Devine starred in the TV series Cold Case. Most recently she can be seen in Lottery Ticket (2010), For Colored Girls (2010), Death at a Funeral and Madea’s Big Happy Family (2011).

Loretta Devine - Filmer
Aug 21, 1949 v Houston, Texas, USA
v series Special Branch 1969-09-17
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Film Mack & Rita 2022-08-12
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Film Mack & Rita Sharon 2022-08-12
Film Špaček Velma 2021-09-17
Serial Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem Angela 2021-09-06
Film Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Self 2021-08-14
Film Always and Forever Elda 2020-11-20
Film Znamení voodoo Eloise 2020-10-30
Film Tajemství vánočního cukroví Loretta 2019-11-10
Film The Trap Mama Jay 2019-04-01
Film Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror Self 2019-02-07
Film The Doc McStuffins Christmas Special Hallie 2018-12-02
Film Jingle Belle Emory Simons 2018-11-25
Film Urban Legacy: The Story Behind Urban Legend Self 2018-11-20
Film Behind the Movement Jo Ann Robinson 2018-11-15
Film Sierra Burgess je marná Ms. Thomson 2018-09-07
Film Naked Carol 2017-08-11
Film Chapter & Verse Miss Maddy 2017-02-03
Film Ledová sezóna Tamecia (voice) 2016-01-14
Film Caged No More Aggie 2016-01-15
Film Grandma's House 2016-04-29
Film The Sound and the Fury Dilsey 2015-10-23
Serial The Carmichael Show Cynthia Carmichael 2015-08-26
Film Big Eyes M'Dear 2014-12-24
Film To nejsi Ty Marilyn 2014-10-10
Film Vítejte u mě Barb Vaughn 2014-09-05
Film Comeback Dad Malinda 2014-06-21
Film Doc Mcstuffins: A Little Cuddle Goes A Long Way Hallie 2014-03-17
Film Khumba Mama V (voice) 2013-07-18
Film In the Hive Mrs. Inez 2012-12-14
Serial Laskavý dotek Georgia Cummings 2012-04-08
Film Velký skok Mrs. Taylor 2011-05-06
Film Madea's Big Happy Family Shirley 2011-04-22
Film Čivava z Beverly Hills 2 Delta (voice) 2011-02-01
Film For Colored Girls Juanita / Green 2010-11-05
Film Horší než smrt Cynthia 2010-04-15
Film Synku, synku, cos to proved Miss Roberts 2009-12-11
Film Jarní prázdniny Dr. Marguerite 2009-05-22
Film První neděle Sister Doris 2008-01-11
Serial Eli Stone Patti Dellacroix 2008-01-31
Film Čivava z Beverly Hills Delta (voice) 2008-10-03
Film Společné Vánoce Shirley Ann "Ma'Dere" Whitfield 2007-11-27
Film Cougar Club Dolly 2007-01-01
Film Dreamgirls Jazz Singer 2006-12-25
Film Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story Addie Collins 2006-08-19
Film Dirty Laundry Evelyn 2006-07-15
Film Rollin' with the Nines M. Pearl McGuire 2006-04-21
Film Královské výkupné Miss Gladys 2005-04-22
Film Crash Shaniqua Johnson 2005-05-06
Serial Provaci ancora prof Grandma 2005-11-06
Film Woman Thou Art Loosed Cassey Jordan 2004-09-30
Film Book of Love: The Definitive Reason Why Men Are Dogs 2002-02-14
Film Jmenuji se Sam Margaret Calgrove 2001-12-28
Serial Wolf Lake Verna McLaughlin 2001-09-19
Film Un Ange Nurse Hallie (voice) 2001-06-20
Film Kingdom Come Marguerite Slocumb 2001-04-11
Film Punks Health Counselor 2000-01-24
Film Best Actress Connie Travers 2000-03-18
Serial Boston Public Marla Hendricks 2000-10-23
Film Po čem ženy touží Flo 2000-12-15
Film Jackie's Back! Snookie Tate (Jackie's Childhood Friend) 1999-06-14
Film The Breaks Floria 1999-02-26
Film Funny Valentines Dearie B. 1999-02-14
Serial The PJs Muriel Stubbs 1999-01-10
Film Down in the Delta Zenia 1998-12-25
Film Temná legenda Reese Wilson 1998-09-25
Film Clover Everleen 1997-09-10
Film Don King: Only in America Connie Harper 1997-11-15
Film Až si vydechnu Gloria 1995-12-22
Film Amos & Andrew Ula 1993-03-05
Film The American Clock 1993-01-02
Film Stanley a Iris Bertha 1990-02-09
Film Sticky Fingers Diane 1988-05-06
Serial Zvampen Ruby Dandridge 1984-01-21
Film Anna to the Infinite Power Mrs. Benson 1983-01-12
Serial Special Branch Reese 1969-09-17