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Loretta Devine

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Loretta Devine
Rayuwa
Haihuwa Houston, 21 ga Augusta, 1949 (74 shekaru)
ƙasa Tarayyar Amurka
Harshen uwa Turanci
Karatu
Makaranta University of Houston (en) Fassara
Brandeis University (en) Fassara
Carver High School (en) Fassara
Harsuna Turanci
Sana'a
Sana'a Jarumi, stage actor (en) Fassara, dan wasan kwaikwayon talabijin, ɗan wasan kwaikwayo da dan wasan kwaykwayo mai magana amma ba a ganin shi a fim
Kyaututtuka
Mamba Alpha Kappa Alpha (en) Fassara
IMDb nm0222643

Loretta Devine (an haife ta a ranar 21 ga watan Agusta, shekararta alif 1949) ’yar fim ce Ba’amurkiya kuma mawaƙiya.

Loretta Devine a gefe

Devine sananiya ce ga yawancin matsayi a duk faɗin matakai na wasannin talabijin da fim. Matsayinta mafi girma sun hada da Lorrell Robinson a cikin asalin Broadway wanda aka kirkira na Dreamgirls, mai tsananin wahala Gloria Matthews a cikin fim din Jiran Zuwa Exhale, da matsayinta na maimaituwa kamar Adele Webber kan wasan kwaikwayo na likitanci Grey's Anatomy, wanda ta sami nasara a Primetime Emmy Kyauta ga Fitacciyar Bako 'Yar wasa a cikin Wasannin Wasanni a cikin shekarar 2011.

Rayuwar farko

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An haifi Loretta Devine a Houston, Texas . Mahaifiyarta mai suna Eunice O'Neal ( née Toliver), ta kasance mai kwalliya, kuma mahaifinta mai suna James Devine, ya yi aikin kwadago. Ta girma a cikin garin Acres Homes yankin Houston, inda mahaifiyarta ta kasance uwa daya tilo ga yara shida. Ta kasance mai aiki sosai a kan ƙungiyar pep, kuma ta yi rawar gani a makarantar sakandare ta George Washington Carver .

A cikin shekarar 1971, Devine ta kammala karatun digiri daga Jami'ar Houston tare da Digiri na Fasaha a Jawabin da Wasan kwaikwayo . A shekarar 1976, ta sami Jagora na Fine Arts a Theater daga Jami'ar Brandeis .

Loretta Devine

An fara ta ne a cikin Epsilon Lambda Babi na Alpha Kappa Alpha .

Aikin mataki

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Devine tayi aiki sosai a kan Broadway. Shirinta na farko shine shirin Broadway ya kasance a cikin 1978 a cikin wani waƙa da ake kira A Broadway Musical, wanda aka rufe bayan gabatarwar 14 kuma ɗayan aiki ne kawai a ranar 21 ga watan Disamba na shekarar 1978. Ta dauki hankali a cikin shirinta na Broadway na biyu, wanda ake kira Comin 'Uptown, wanda ke dauke da Gregory Hines .

Ta tashi ta zama tauraruwa a cikin Dreamgirls, wacce ta lalace a shekarar 1981 Broadway ta musika bisa lafazin tarihin The Supremes, inda ta samo asali daga rawar Lorrell Robinson (halayyar kirkirarre da Mary Wilson ). Labarin Dreamgirls an kirkireshi ne a yayin bita wanda aka gudanar a cikin bita na tsawon sati shida tsawon shekaru uku, wanda Devine, Sheryl Lee Ralph, da Jennifer Holliday suka haɓaka ta hanyar improv. Ta kuma sami raves a cikin shekarar 1995 Apollo revival na Wiz kamar yadda Glinda The Good Witch of the South.

Duk da yake karanta for Dreamgirls tare da wata yarinya a shekarar 1981, Devine aka jefa a Jessie Maple 's Will, da farko m alama-tsawon fim mai ba da umarni wani Afirka-American mace. Domin rawar da ta taka a cikin fim ɗin mai ƙarancin kuɗi, Devine ta sami $ 500.

Matsayi kaɗan don Devine ya biyo baya a fina-finai kamar Little Nikita da Stanley & Iris . Tana da rawar gani a cikin fim ɗin Dreamgirls .

Loretta Devine

A cikin 1995, ta sami babban matsayi a matsayin Gloria Matthews a Waiting to Exhale, gaban Whitney Houston, Gregory Hines, da Angela Bassett . Matsayin ya ba ta lambar yabo ta NAACP don Jarumar Tallafawa ta Musamman a cikin Hoton Motsi, kamar yadda fim dinta na gaba, Matar Mai Wa’azi, fim dinta na biyu da Houston da Hines. Daga baya ta kasance tare da Alfre Woodard a Down a cikin Delta (1998) da kuma Funny Valentines (1999).

Talabijan da ci gaba da nasarorin fim

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Devine ta taka rawar gani a matsayin wasan kwaikwayo a cikin wasan kwaikwayon Gidan Tarihi mai Launi tare da Vickilyn Reynolds . Devine da Reynolds duk sun ci gaba da wasa da 'yan'uwa mata a cikin gajeren shirin TV Sugar da Spice . A lokacin tsakanin wasan kwaikwayo da silsilar, Devine ta fito a farkon kakar wasannin TV A Duniya daban-daban kamar Stevie Rallen, darektan ɗakin kwana a almara na Kwalejin Hillman.

Daga shekara ta 2000 zuwa shekarar 2004, Devine ta zama tauraruwar malama a makarantar sakandare Marla Hendricks kan shirin Fox na Boston Jama'a . Devine ta sami lambar yabo ta Hotuna har sau uku saboda aikinta a cikin jerin. Har ila yau, ta ci gaba da aiki a cikin fim, tana taka rawa a cikin Babban Tarihin Birni, Tarihin Birni: Yanke Finalarshe, kuma Ni Am Sam . Har yanzu Devine ta sake samun lambar yabo ta Hotuna da kuma Neman Kyautar Ruhu mai zaman kanta don aikinta a cikin fim din a shekarar 2004 Mace Kai Mai Ragewa . Ta kuma fito a fim din a shekarar 2005 Crash . A cikin shekara ta 2007, ta fito a Wannan Kirsimeti, kuma a cikin shekara mai zuwa tana da rawa na yau da kullun akan wasan kwaikwayo na ABC mai ban dariya Eli Stone . Har ila yau, Devine na daga cikin wa) anda aka tsara fina-finai biyu, na Tyler Perry, wanda aka tsara don 'Yan Mata Masu Laya da Babban Gidan Farin Cikin Madea . A cikin shekarar 2008, an nuna ta sosai a shirin George Michael na " Jin Dadi ." Ta kuma bayyana a ranar Lahadin Farko, Beverly Hills Chihuahua da Jumping the Broom .

Devine tana da maimaita rawa a cikin wasan kwaikwayo na Shonda Rhimes Grey's Anatomy kamar matar Dr. Richard Webber, Adele. A cikin shekarar 2011 ta sami lambar yabo ta Emmy Primetime don Fitacciyar Bako a cikin Wasannin Wasannin don aikin ta. An sake zaba ta a karo na biyu saboda rawar da ta taka a shekarar 2012. Har ila yau, Devine ta ci lambar yabo ta Gracie Allen don fitacciyar 'yar wasa a cikin Matsayi na Grey Anatomy a 2012.

Loretta Devine
Loretta Devine a gefe

A cikin shekarar 2011, ta kuma yi rawar gani a cikin ɗan gajeren rayuwar ABC Family comedy na Georgia . A cikin shekarar 2012, ta kasance wani ɓangare na Maryan wasa Mary Jane . Ta kuma yi wasa da Hallie, mai jinya, a gidan Playhouse Disney na Doc McStuffins . Daga baya a waccan shekarar ta fara yin rawa a cikin jerin Rayuwa Lissafin Abokin Ciniki, tana taka rawar Georgia Cummings, mamallakin gidan tausa inda mai hali Riley Parks ke aiki. An soke jerin bayan yanayi biyu. Devine kuma ya buga Cynthia Carmichael akan NBC sitcom The Carmichael Show .

Filmography

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Year Title Role Notes
1981 Will
1983 Anna to the Infinite Power Ms. Everett Benson
1988 Little Nikita Verna McLaughlin
1988 Sticky Fingers Diane Cooley
1989 Heart and Soul Tonia Harris Short film
1990 Stanley & Iris Bertha Simmons
1990 Sugar and Spice Loretta Fontaine
1990 Cop Rock Juror Devine
1991 Livin' Large Nadine Biggs
1992 Caged Fear Judy Jane
1992 Class Act Myrna
1993 Amos & Andrew Ula
1994 The Hard Truth Rose Maxwell
1995 Waiting to Exhale Gloria Matthews NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
1996 The Preacher's Wife Beverly NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
1997 The Price of Kissing Jackee Blaine
1997 Hoodlum Pigfoot Mary
1997 Lover Girl Leticia
1998 Urban Legend Reese Wilson
1998 Down in the Delta Zenia
1999 Lillie Michelle Collins
1999 Operation Splitsville Principal Edna Fields
1999 Funny Valentines Dearie B.
1999 The Breaks Floria
2000 Punks Aretha Stone
2000 Urban Legends: Final Cut Reese Wilson
2000 What Women Want Florence "Flo" Glover
2001 Kingdom Come Marguerite Slocumb Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
2001 I Am Sam Margaret Calgrove
2002 Baby of the Family Delores Evans
2002 Book of Love Mary Baker
2003 Zoe Busiek: Wild Card Marie Bookerson
2004 Woman Thou Art Loosed Cassey Jordan Nominated—Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female

Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
2004 Crash Shaniqua Johnson Nominated—Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actress
2005 King's Ransom Miss Gladys
2006 Dirty Laundry Evelyn
2006 Dreamgirls Gladys Brooks
2007 Cougar Club Dolly
2007 This Christmas Shirley Ann "Ma'Dere" Whitfield Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
2008 First Sunday Sister Doris
2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua Delta (voice)
2008 Spring Breakdown Dr. Marguerite Tyson
2009 My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done? Miss Willheima Roberts
2010 Death at a Funeral Cynthia
2010 Lottery Ticket Grandma Dorothy Carson
2010 For Colored Girls Juanita Sims / Green
2010 Politics of Love Shirlee Gupta
2011 Jumping the Broom Pamela Taylor
2011 Madea's Big Happy Family Shirley
2013 Khumba Mama Veronica aka Mama V (voice)
2014 Comeback Dad Malinda
2014 You're Not You Marilyn Jo
2015 Welcome to Me Mary the Lawyer
2016 Norm of the North Tamecia (voice)
2016 Caged No More Aggie James
2016 Grandma’s House Grandma Margie
2016 No Regrets Mrs. Carey
2017 My Other Home Mabel Marbury
2017 Naked Carol
2018 Sierra Burgess Is a Loser Ms. April Thomson
2018 Jingle Belle Emory Simons
2019 The Trap Mama Jay
2019 A Family Reunion Christmas M'Dear Netflix film
2020 Spell Eloise
2021 HeadShop Jeanette Bergason Post-production
2021 Queen Bees Sally Heart Post-production
TBA The Starling Post-production
TBA Mack & Rita Sharon Post-production
Year Title Role Notes
1987 CBS Summer Playhouse Cheryl Episode: "Sirens"
1987–1988 A Different World Stevie Rallen 10 episodes
1988 The Murder of Mary Phagan Annie Maude Carter Television film
1988 Amen Lydia Cummings Episode: "Court of Love"
1989 Parent Trap III Thelma Pardrige Television film
1990 Murphy Brown Nurse Diana Hawking Episode: "The Bitch's Back"
1991 Great Performances Janine Wills Episode: "The Colored Museum"
1991 Reasonable Doubts Valerie Hall Episode: "Hard Bargains"
1992–1993 Roc Cynthia Raine 5 episodes
1993 The American Clock Irene Mack Shaw Television film
1995 Picket Fences Marla Melrose Episode: "Close Encounters"
1995 Ned and Stacey Mrs. Sally Duncan Episode: "Reality Check"
1996 Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault Miss Mary Johnson Television film
1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child The Mother Episode: "The Golden Goose"
1997 Touched by an Angel Tonya Hawkins Episode: "Amazing Grace: Part 1"
1997 Promised Land Tonya Hawkins Episode: "Amazing Grace: Part 2"
1997 Clover Everleen Moore Television film
1997 Don King: Only in America Connie Harper Television film
1999–2002 The PJs Muriel Stubbs (voice) 43 episodes
1999 Moesha Gwen "Stephanie" "Steph" Watkins Episode: "It Takes Two"
1999 Clueless Phyllis Holiday Episode: "Graduation"
1999 Funny Valentines Dearie B. Television film
1999 Jackie's Back Snookie Tate Television film
1999 Introducing Dorothy Dandridge Ruby Dandridge Television film
2000–2004 Boston Public Marla Hendricks 81 episodes

NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2001, 2003–04)

Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Television Series (2003–04)
2000 Family Law Gloria Rivers Episode: "Playing God"
2000 Ally McBeal Nora Mills Episode: "I Will Survive"
2000 Freedom Song Evelyn Walker Television film

Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
2000 Best Actress Connie Travers Television film
2003 The System Mrs. Marsha Waters Unsold TV pilot
2003 Half & Half Erika Duke 2 episodes
2004–2005 Wild Card M. Pearl McGuire 19 episodes
2005–2013 Grey's Anatomy Adele Webber 22 episodes

Gracie Allen Award for Outstanding Actress in a Featured Role

NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series

Nominated—Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series

Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
2005, 2017 Supernatural Missouri Moseley 2 episodes
2005–2006 Girlfriends Judge Vashti Jackson 2 episodes
2006 Boston Legal Annabelle Carruthers Episode: "The Nutcrackers"
2006 Life Is Not a Fairy Tale Addie Collins Television film

Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
2006–2007 Everybody Hates Chris Maxine Rock 3 episodes
2007 Boston Legal Judge Victoria Thomson Episode: "Oral Contracts"
2008–2009 Eli Stone Patti Dellacroix 26 episodes

Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series
2009 Cold Case Chandra Patterson '09 Episode: "Soul"
2009 Legally Mad Jeanette Woods Unaired pilot
2010 Party Down Diane Ellison Episode: "James Ellison Funeral"
2011 Glee Sister Mary Constance Episode: "Original Song"
2011 State of Georgia Aunt Honey 12 episodes
2012–2020 Doc McStuffins Hallie Hippo/Nurse Hattie (voice) 115 episodes
2012 The Game Grandma Donna Mack Episode: "There's No Place Like Home"
2012 The Cleveland Show Shirley (voice) Episode: "Mama Drama"
2012 RuPaul's Drag Race Herself Episode: "Snatch Game"
2012 Shake It Up Judge Marsha Elliott Episode: "Judge It Up"
2012–2013 The Client List Georgia Cummings 25 episodes
2014 Psych Melba Birdson Episode: "1967: A Psych Odyssey"
2014–2015 Sirens Rosemary St. Claire 3 episodes
2015 Being Mary Jane CeCe Robinson 6 episodes
2015–2017 The Carmichael Show Cynthia Carmichael 32 episodes
2016 Dinner in America with Brett Gelman Herself TV special
2018 Dear White People Sorbet Episode: "Volume 2: Chapter VII"
2018 Living Biblically Estelle Williams Episode: "Never Let Loyalty Love You"
2018 Love Is Rose Marie 2 episodes
2019–present Family Reunion M'Dear Main cast
2019 A Black Lady Sketch Show Pastor Rosetta Daniels Episode: "Your Boss Knows You Don't Have Eyebrows"
2019 Black-ish Lynette Mae Episode: "Pops the Question"
2020 P-Valley Grandma Ernestine 2 episodes
2021 The Loud House Gayle McBride (voice) Episode: "Resident Upheaval"

Matakan fili

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  • Ministan, Godsong, La MaMa ETC, Birnin New York, 1978
  • (Broadway halarta a karon) Dionne, Gashi (farkawa), gidan wasan kwaikwayo na Biltmore, 1977
  • Soloist, Langston Hughes, AMAS Repertory Theater, 1977
  • Matsayin taken, Karma, Cibiyar Richard Allen, Birnin New York, 1977
  • Gloria, Verandah, Sabbin Masu Rinjaye, 1977
  • Kadaitaka, Dalilai Na Lokaci, Gidan Wasan Wasanni na Yankin Henry Street, New York City, 1977
  • Yenta lady, A Broadway Musical, Lunt-Fontanne Theater, Birnin New York, 1978
  • Loretta, Miss Gaskiya, gidan wasan kwaikwayo na Apollo, Birnin New York, 1978
  • Kasusuwa, Da'ira a cikin gidan wasan kwaikwayo na Square, Birnin New York, 1978
  • Glinda Kyakkyawan Mayya na Kudu, Wiz, Gidan Wasannin Yankin Yanki na Henry Street, 1978
  • Nagarta, Baƙi, Cibiyar Richard Allen, Birnin New York, 1978
  • Budurwa Maryamu, Comin 'Uptown, Gidan Wasannin Gidan Wuta na hunturu, Birnin New York, 1979
  • Jauhari, Zaki da Jauhari, Cibiyar Lincoln, Birnin New York, 1980
  • Daraja, Dementos, Cibiyar Birni, New York City, 1980
  • Lorell Robinson, Dreamgirls, Gidan wasan kwaikwayo na Imperial, Birnin New York, 1981
  • Gwanin Kevin Christian, Gidan Hoto na Gidan Makiyaya, 1983
  • Mermaid, Za a tafi!, Hall Hall Music Music, New York City, 1984
  • Janeen Earl-Taylor, Tsawon Lokaci Tun Jiya, Henry Street Settlement Playhouse, New York City, 1985
  • Lilly, Babban Kasuwanci, Gidan Wasannin Wasannin Broadway, Birnin New York, 1986
  • Lala, Wigs, da samfurin, Gidan Tarihi Mai Launi, Gidajen Jama'a / Susan Stein Shiva Theater, New York City, 1986
  • Delia, Spunk, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1990
  • Billie Holiday, Ranar Lady a Emerson's Bar da Grill, Old Globe Theater, San Diego, CA, sai Little Theater, Phoenix, AZ, 1991
  • Holly Day, Rabbit Foot, Cibiyar wasan kwaikwayo ta Los Angeles, Los Angeles, 1991
  • Charlesetta, Hanyoyin Hanyoyin Hotunan Gabas ta Texas, The Met, Los Angeles, 1991
  • Soloist, Rodgers, Hart, Hammerstein Tribute, Ofishin Jakadancin, 1991
  • Soloist, Babban Lokacin a Broadway, Kennedy Center Opera House, Washington, DC, 1991
  • Glinda The Good mayya na Kudu, The Wiz, Apollo Revival, 1995
  • Har ila yau, ya bayyana kamar Cissy, Mace daga Gari da kuma A Mafarkin Mafarkin Dare da Hoton Mikado a 1990.
  • Tarihin Ba-Amirken Afirka a Houston

 

Hanyoyin haɗin waje

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  • Loretta Devine on IMDb
  • Loretta Devine at the Internet Broadway Database
  • Loretta Devine at the Internet Off-Broadway Database