List of Loretta Devine Movies

Team Anfotimes 27 Dec 2023 04:55 pm
Here is a list of all movies by American actor Loretta Devine.

Born on August 21, 1949, in Houston, Texas, Loretta Devine is an American actress and singer celebrated for her remarkable performances on both stage and screen. Her career boasts diverse and memorable roles, from the original Broadway production of Dreamgirls to her Emmy-winning portrayal on Grey's Anatomy. Growing up in the Acres Homes area of Houston in a family of six children with a single mother, Devine's early life shaped her resilient spirit. She showcased her talent and energy on the pep squad and dazzled audiences in talent shows at George Washington Carver High School. Devine continued to pursue her passion for the performing arts, graduating in 1971 from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Drama. Her dedication to honing her craft led her to achieve a Master of Fine Arts in Theater from Brandeis University in 1976.

One of Devine's breakthrough moments came with her role as Lorrell Robinson in the original Broadway production of Dreamgirls, a musical that catapulted her into the spotlight. Her ability to captivate audiences on stage set the stage for a prolific career. On the silver screen, Devine is widely recognized for her poignant performance as Gloria Matthews in the film Waiting to Exhale. Her nuanced portrayal of characters dealing with complex emotions and challenges has become a hallmark of her acting style.

In the realm of television, Devine's recurring role as Adele Webber on the medical drama Grey's Anatomy garnered her acclaim, including a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series in 2011.

Loretta Devine's journey from the energetic talent of George Washington Carver High School to the heights of Broadway and television exemplifies her versatility and enduring impact in the world of entertainment. Her commitment to the art of storytelling continues to inspire audiences around the world.


Loretta Devine All Movies List

Year Title Role
1981 Will Will's Wife
1983 Anna to the Infinite Power Ms. Everett Benson
1988 Little Nikita Verna McLaughlin
Sticky Fingers Diane Cooley
1989 Parent Trap III Thelma Pardrige
Heart and Soul Tonia Harris
1990 Stanley & Iris Bertha Simmons
1991 Caged Fear Judy
Livin' Large Nadine Biggs
1992 Class Act Ms. Brown
1993 Amos & Andrew Ula
The American Clock Irene Mack Shaw
1994 The Hard Truth Rose Maxwell
1995 Waiting to Exhale Gloria Matthews
1996 Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault Miss Mary Johnson
The Preacher's Wife Beverly
1997 The Price of Kissing Jackee Blaine
Hoodlum Pigfoot Mary
Clover Everleen Moore
Lover Girl Leticia
Don King: Only in America Connie Harper
1998 Love Kills Sylvia Finkelstein
Down in the Delta Zenia
Urban Legend Reese Wilson
Operation Splitsville Principal
Alyson's Closet Raul's Mother (voice)
1999 Funny Valentines Dearie B.
The Breaks Floria
Jackie's Back Snookie Tate
Introducing Dorothy Dandridge Ruby Dandridge
Lillie Michelle
2000 Punks Aretha Stone
Freedom Song Evelyn Walker
Best Actress Connie Travers
Urban Legends: Final Cut Reese Wilson
What Women Want Florence "Flo" Glover
2001 Kingdom Come Marguerite Slocumb
I Am Sam Margaret Calgrove
2002 Book of Love Mary Baker
Baby of the Family Delores Evans
2004 Woman Thou Art Loosed Cassey Jordan
Crash Shaniqua Johnson
2005 King's Ransom Miss Gladys
2006 Dirty Laundry Evelyn
Life Is Not a Fairy Tale Addie Collins
Dreamgirls Gladys Brooks
2007 Cougar Club Dolly
This Christmas Shirley Ann "Ma'Dere" Whitfield
2008 First Sunday Sister Doris
Beverly Hills Chihuahua Delta (voice)
2009 Spring Breakdown Dr. Marguerite Tyson
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done? Miss Willheima Roberts
2010 Death at a Funeral Cynthia
Lottery Ticket Grandma Dorothy Carson
For Colored Girls Juanita Sims/Green
Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 Delta (voice)
2011 Madea's Big Happy Family Shirley
Jumping the Broom Pamela Taylor
Politics of Love Shirlee Gupta
2012 In the Hive Mrs. Inez
2013 The Get Away Ms. Crawford
Khumba Mama Veronica aka Mama V (voice)
Teachers Doris
A Very Larry Christmas Mrs. Claus
2014 Comeback Dad Malinda
Welcome to Me Barb Vaughn
The Sound and the Fury Dilsey
You're Not You Marilyn Jo
2015 Back to School Mom Meghan Graham
1440 and Counting Mrs. Nickel
For the Love of Ruth Naomi
2016 Norm of the North Tamecia (voice)
Caged No More Aggie James
Grandma’s House Grandma Margie
36 Hour Layover Mrs. Carey
2017 The Lost Souls Cafe Geneva
My Other Home Mabel Marbury
Naked Carol
Violets Marcy
2018 Behind the Movement Jo Ann Robinson
Sierra Burgess Is a Loser Ms. April Thomson
Jingle Belle Emory Simons
2019 The Trap Mama Jay
First Day Back Superintendent Lola Greene
Postmarked Hattie
A Sweet Christmas Romance Mrs. Rose
A Family Reunion Christmas Amelia 'M'Dear' McKellan
2020 The Last Starship Dorothy
Spell Eloise
Always and Forever Elda
The McHenry Trial - Don't Judge a Kid by Their Hoodie Doris McHenry
2021 Queen Bees Sally Heart
The Starling Velma
Christmas in Harmony Mama
Christmas Déjà Vu Crystal
2022 Mack & Rita Sharon
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Irene
All I Didn't Want for Christmas Lorraine
2023 A Snowy Day in Oakland Jeanette
TBA Lost & Found in Cleveland TBA


Year Title Role
1986 The Core of the Apple Herself
1987 CBS Summer Playhouse Cheryl
1987–88 A Different World Stevie Rallen
1988 The Murder of Mary Phagan Annie Maude Carter
Amen Lydia Cummings
1990 Murphy Brown Nurse Diana Hawking
Sugar and Spice Loretta Fontaine
Cop Rock Juror Devine
1991 Great Performances Janine Wills
Reasonable Doubts Valerie Hall
1992 Love & War Donna
1992–93 Roc Cynthia Raine
1993 Out All Night Crystal
Family Album June
1995 Picket Fences Marla Melrose
Ned and Stacey Mrs. Sally Duncan
1997 Touched by an Angel Tonya Hawkins
Promised Land Tonya Hawkins
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Mother (voice)
1998 E! Behind the Scenes Herself
1999 Moesha Gwen "Stephanie" "Steph" Watkins
Clueless Phyllis Holiday
1999–01 The PJs Muriel Stubbs (née Warren) (voice)
2000 Family Law Gloria Rivers
Ally McBeal Nora Mills
2001 Intimate Portrait Herself
Hollywood Squares Herself/Panelist
2000–04 Boston Public Marla Hendricks
2003 Pyramid Herself/Celebrity Contestant
Half & Half Erika Duke
2004–05 Wild Card M. Pearl McGuire
2005 Supernatural Missouri Moseley
2005–06 Girlfriends Judge Vashti Jackson
2005–13 Grey's Anatomy Adele Webber
2006 Boston Legal Annabelle Carruthers
2006–07 Everybody Hates Chris Maxine
2007 Boston Legal Judge Victoria Thomson
2008–09 Eli Stone Patti Dellacroix
2009 Cold Case Chandra Patterson '09
Legally Mad Jeanette Woods
2010 Party Down Diane Ellison
2011 Glee Sister Mary Constance
State of Georgia Honey Dupree
2012 RuPaul's Drag Race Herself
Shake It Up Judge Marsha Elliott
The Game Grandma Donna Mack
The Cleveland Show Shirley (voice)
The Soul Man Della Ballentine
2012–13 The Client List Georgia Cummings-Clemens
2012–20 Doc McStuffins Hallie Hippo (voice)
2014 Psych Melba Birdson
Sullivan & Son Rose
Turbo Fast Lydia
2014–15 Sirens Rosemary St. Claire
2015 Being Mary Jane CeCe Robinson
2015–17 The Carmichael Show Cynthia Carmichael
2016 Hollywood Game Night Herself/Celebrity Player
Nubbin & Friends Mrs. Sandy Johnson
2017 Supernatural Missouri Moseley
2018 Dear White People Sorbet
Living Biblically Estelle Williams
Love Is Rose Marie
2019 A Black Lady Sketch Show Pastor Rosetta Daniels
Black-ish Lynette Mae
2019–22 Family Reunion Amelia 'M'Dear' McKellan
2020 Cherish the Day Herself
Game On: A Comedy Crossover Event Amelia 'M'Dear' McKellan
Connecting Dayleen
2020–22 P-Valley Earnestine Sayles
2021 Teenage Euthanasia God (voice)
2021–23 The Loud House Gayle McBride (voice)
2022 Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem Angela
Eureka! Wanda (voice)
RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race Herself/Fabulosity
2023 Days of Our Lives Angela
Doc McStuffins: The Doc and Bella Are In! Hallie Hippo (voice)
God-ly Clotho
Young Love Gigi Young (voice)
Kingdom Business Darlene


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