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Acteur dans 58 films

Né(e) le 21 août 1949 (74 ans)

Lieu de naissance
Houston, Texas, USA

Loretta Devine

Acteur dans

2022

  • Mack & Rita

2021

  • Lilly et l'Oiseau

2020

  • Sortilège

2018

  • Behind the Movement
  • Sierra Burgess Is a Loser

2017

  • Naked

2016

  • Grandma's House
  • Caged No More
  • Norm

2015

  • Welcome to Me
  • Dans la classe de mon fils

2014

  • Le second souffle
  • The Sound and the Fury
  • Comeback Dad
  • Doc Mcstuffins: A Little Cuddle Goes A Long Way

2013

  • A Very Larry Christmas
  • Khumba

2012

  • In the Hive

2011

  • Politics of Love
  • La Corde au cou
  • Madea's Big Happy Family
  • Le Chihuahua de Beverly Hills 2

2010

  • Les couleurs du destin
  • Lottery Ticket
  • Panique aux funérailles

2009

  • Dans l'oeil d'un tueur

2008

  • Le Chihuahua de Beverly Hills
  • Le gospel du bagne

2007

  • This Christmas

2006

  • Dreamgirls
  • Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story
  • Dirty Laundry

2005

  • Collision

2004

  • Woman Thou Art Loosed

2001

  • Sam je suis sam
  • We Are Family

2000

  • Ce que veulent les femmes
  • Urban Legend 2 : coup de grâce
  • Best Actress
  • Freedom Song

1999

  • Love Kills
  • Déchéance
  • Jackie's Back!
  • Funny Valentines

1998

  • Loin d'ici
  • Urban Legend

1997

  • Lover Girl
  • Clover
  • Les seigneurs de Harlem
  • The price of Kissing

1995

  • Où sont les hommes ?

1993

  • Amos et Andrew
  • The American Clock

1992

  • La grande classe
  • Caged Fear

1991

  • Livin' Large!

1990

  • Stanley & Iris

1988

  • Sticky Fingers
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).





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