Loretta Devine

Loretta Devine

Aug. 21st, 1949
Born in
Houston, Texas, USA
5' 6 1/2"

Loretta Devine's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Client List TV Show
The Client List
Eli Stone TV Show
Eli Stone
A Different World TV Show
A Different World
Boston Public TV Show
Boston Public
The PJs TV Show
The PJs
State of Georgia TV Show
State of Georgia
Wild Card TV Show
Wild Card
The Carmichael Show TV Show
The Carmichael Show
Sugar and Spice TV Show
Sugar and Spice

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Welcome to Me
2013 - Khumba
2011 - Politics of Love
2011 - Jumping the Broom
2010 - Lottery Ticket
2010 - For Colored Girls
2010 - For Colored Girls
2010 - Death at a Funeral
2009 - Spring Breakdown
2008 - First Sunday
2008 - Beverly Hills Chihuahua
2007 - This Christmas
2007 - This Christmas
2007 - Cougar Club
2006 - Dreamgirls
2004 - Crash
2001 - Kingdom Come
2000 - Urban Legends: Final Cut
2000 - What Women Want
1999 - The Breaks
1998 - Urban Legend
1997 - Hoodlum
1995 - Waiting to Exhale
1992 - Class Act
1988 - Little Nikita

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


  • She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She was initiated in Epsilon Lambda Chapter at the University of Houston.
  • Graduated from the University of Houston in 1971 with a BA in Speech and Drama and Brandeis University in 1976 with a MFA in Theater.
  • Originated role of Lorell in the Broadway stage production of "Dreamgirls", the basis for the film _Dreamgirls (2006)_ (qv).
  • (April 2001) Engaged to financial analyst Glenn Marshall.

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