Loretta Devine Rank
About Loretta Devine
Loretta Devine landed her first major movie role in 1995 when she was made to play the role of Gloria Matthews in the film entitled “Waiting to Exhale”. However, she’s widely recognized for her role in the 2000 television series named “Boston Public” where she was known as Marla Hendricks. She has been featured in other well-known movies and television series like “Everybody Hates Chris”, “Lottery Ticket” and “Grey's Anatomy”.
She began her acting career in 1978 as a member of Broadway. She made her first appearance later that year when she was included in the cast for the musical titled “A Broadway Musical”. She has also appeared in numerous stage plays with the notable ones titled “Dreamgirls”, “Gotta Getaway!” and “Lion and the Jewel”.
She was born to James Devine and Eunice O’Neal, and was raised alongside five other siblings. In 1973, she became the wife of Lamar Tyler but they broke up in 2008. The marriage produced a son.
In 2011, she won the “Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series” prize at the ‘Primetime Emmy Award’.
She attended the University of Houston where she graduated with a degree in drama and speech.
Loretta Devine Rank
Loretta Devine's Popularity
Loretta Devine is a famous American actress, who was born on August 21, 1949. As a person born on this date, Loretta Devine is listed in our database as the 52nd most popular celebrity for the day (August 21) and the 78th most popular for the year (1949).
People born on August 21 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Loretta Devine is the 1361st most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Loretta Devine's birthday, Loretta Devine is the 7915th most famous American and ranks 94th in famous people born in Houston, Texas, U.S.
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