Loretta Devine

Loretta Devine

Birthplace: 
Houston, Texas
Birthday: 
August 21

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About

Loretta Devine is known as “Marla Hendricks” on Boston Public, “Patti Dellacroix” on Eli Stone, and “Adele Webber” on Grey’s Anatomy. Devine originated the role of “Lorrell Robinson” in the Broadway musical Dreamgirls. She starred as dormitory advisor “Stevie Rallen” on the TV series A Different World and played “Gloria Matthews” in Waiting to Exhale alongside Whitney Houston, Gregory Hines, and Angela Bassett. Among her other notable performances are her roles in Crash, I Am Sam, Urban Legend, and as “Maxine” on Everybody Hates Chris.

More about the show at the official Grey’s Anatomy site.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

2 Nominations 1 Emmy

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series - 2012

  • Nominee
  • Loretta Devine, as Adele Webber
  • Grey's Anatomy
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series - 2011

  • Winner
  • Loretta Devine, as Adele Webber
  • Grey's Anatomy
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios

Photos

  • Loretta Devine arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Loretta Devine arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
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  • Glenn Marshall (L) and Loretta Devine attend the Governors Ball
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  • Loretta Devine arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
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  • Loretta Devine accepting an award at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys
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  • Loretta Devine accepting an award at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys
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  • Alfre Woodard and Loretta Devine attends the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys
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  • Loretta Devine attends the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 2011 Creative Arts Emmys
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