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Loretta Devine

1949-08-21 Houston, Texas, USA

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Loretta Devine (born August 21, 1949) is an American actress, singer and voice actor. She is known for numerous roles across stage and screen. Her most high profile roles include Lorrell Robinson in the original Broadway production of Dreamgirls, the long-suffering Gloria Matthews in the film Waiting to Exhale, and her recurring role as Adele Webber on the medical drama Grey's Anatomy, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series in 2011. Description above from the Wikipedia article Loretta Devine, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


A Snowy Day in Oakland Jeanette 2023-03-17
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Irene (voice) 2022-12-02
Mack & Rita Sharon 2022-08-12
All I Didn't Want for Christmas Lorraine 2022-12-07
Doc McStuffins: The Doc Is 10! Hallie (voice) 2022-03-23
Christmas in Harmony Mama 2021-10-29
Christmas Déjà Vu 2021-11-25
Queen Bees Sally 2021-06-11
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Self 2021-08-14
The Starling Velma 2021-09-17
Spell Eloise 2020-10-30
Always and Forever Elda 2020-11-20
A Family Reunion Christmas Amelia 'M'Dear' McKellan 2019-12-09
A Sweet Christmas Romance Loretta 2019-11-10
The Trap Mama Jay 2019-04-01
Postmarked Hattie 2019-11-08
Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror Self 2019-02-07
The Doc McStuffins Christmas Special Hallie 2018-12-02
Jingle Belle Emory Simons 2018-11-25
Behind the Movement Jo Ann Robinson 2018-11-15
Urban Legacy: The Story Behind Urban Legend Self 2018-11-20
Sierra Burgess Is a Loser Ms. Thomson 2018-09-07
Naked Carol 2017-08-11
Chapter & Verse Miss Maddy 2017-02-03
Brett Gelman's Dinner in America Herself 2016-07-01
No Regrets Ms Carey 2016-09-24
Norm of the North Tamecia (voice) 2016-01-14
Caged No More Aggie 2016-01-15
Grandma's House 2016-04-29
The Sound and the Fury Dilsey 2015-10-23
Back to School Mom Meghan Graham 2015-02-14
Doc McStuffins: Cuddle Me Lambie Hallie (voice) (archive footage) 2015-01-01
For the Love of Ruth Naomi 2015-05-09
Welcome to Me Barb Vaughn 2014-09-05
Comeback Dad Malinda 2014-06-21
Doc Mcstuffins: A Little Cuddle Goes A Long Way Hallie 2014-03-17
You're Not You Marilyn 2014-10-10
Khumba Mama V (voice) 2013-07-18
A Very Larry Christmas Mrs. Claus 2013-12-31
Saving Westbrook High Doris 2013-10-20
In the Hive Mrs. Inez 2012-12-14
Jumping the Broom Mrs. Taylor 2011-05-06
Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 Delta (voice) 2011-02-01
Politics of Love Shirlee Gupta 2011-08-26
Madea's Big Happy Family Shirley 2011-04-22
Death at a Funeral Cynthia 2010-04-15
For Colored Girls Juanita / Green 2010-11-05
Lottery Ticket Grandma 2010-08-20
Spring Breakdown Dr. Marguerite 2009-05-22
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done Miss Roberts 2009-12-11
Beverly Hills Chihuahua Delta (voice) 2008-10-03
First Sunday Sister Doris 2008-01-11
This Christmas Shirley Ann "Ma'Dere" Whitfield 2007-11-27
Cougar Club Dolly 2007-01-01
Dirty Laundry Evelyn 2006-07-15
Dreamgirls Jazz Singer 2006-12-25
Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story Addie Collins 2006-08-19
King's Ransom Miss Gladys 2005-04-22
Crash Shaniqua Johnson 2005-05-06
Woman Thou Art Loosed Cassey Jordan 2004-09-30
Book of Love: The Definitive Reason Why Men Are Dogs 2002-02-14
Kingdom Come Marguerite Slocumb 2001-04-11
I Am Sam Margaret Calgrove 2001-12-28
What Women Want Flo 2000-12-15
Urban Legends: Final Cut Reese 2000-09-22
Best Actress Connie Travers 2000-03-18
Punks Health Counselor 2000-01-24
Freedom Song Evelyn Walker 2000-02-27
Funny Valentines Dearie B. 1999-02-14
Jackie's Back! Snookie Tate (Jackie's Childhood Friend) 1999-06-14
Introducing Dorothy Dandridge Ruby Dandridge 1999-08-21
Love Kills Sylvia Finkelstein 1999-10-04
The Breaks Floria 1999-02-26
Down in the Delta Zenia 1998-12-25
Urban Legend Reese Wilson 1998-09-25
Clover Everleen 1997-09-10
The Price of Kissing Jackee 1997-04-01
Lover Girl Leticia / 'Coco' 1997-09-11
Don King: Only in America Connie Harper 1997-11-15
Hoodlum Pigfoot Mary 1997-08-27
The Preacher's Wife Beverly 1996-12-13
Waiting to Exhale Gloria 1995-12-22
The American Clock 1993-01-02
Amos & Andrew Ula 1993-03-05
Class Act Blade's Mom 1992-06-05
Livin' Large! Nadine Biggs 1991-09-20
The Colored Museum Janine 1991-02-01
Caged Fear Judy 1991-05-17
Stanley & Iris Bertha 1990-02-09
Parent Trap III Thelma 1989-04-09
Sticky Fingers Diane 1988-05-06
Little Nikita Verna McLaughlin 1988-03-17
Anna to the Infinite Power Mrs. Benson 1983-01-12
Will 1981-01-01
Bull Street Mrs. Big-Gal
Lost & Found in Cleveland Joy Morris
Urban Legend Reese