Loretta Devine Overview

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Born: August 21, 1949

Loretta Devine 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. She originated role of Lorell in the Broadway stage production of Dreamgirls. Devine also has many TV and feature film credits, including making a cameo in the film version of Dreamgirls. For her work on the TV series Boston Public she won three Image awards in 2003, 2004 and 2001) and she also shared a Black Reel Award with the rest of the cast... See All

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