Adina Porter

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Adina Elizabeth Porter
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/13/1971, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor
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Adina Porter Fast Facts:
  • Wanted to be an actor since a child; her parents agreed to let her take acting and dance lessons because they thought it would help her overcome being clumsy.
  • First acting teacher was Butterfly McQueen from Gone With the Wind, who attended her church.
  • In college she and a fellow student adapted Toni Morrison's novel The Bluest Eye into a play; Morrison invited her to perform the play in her New York apartment before it opened Off-Broadway.
  • Won an Obie in 1996 for her performance in Venus.
  • Has appeared in recurring roles on NYPD Blue, Prison Break, Saving Grace; and Law & Order.
  • Has been a regular on American DreamsTrue Blood; and The Newsroom.
  • Adina Porter Relationships:
  • Dorothy Porter - Mother
  • Larry Earl Madison Jr. - Husband
  • Jourdan Madison - Daughter
  • Jack Porter Madison - Son
  • Guy Porter - Father
  • David Raymond Hecht - Ex-husband
  • College:
  • State University of New York at Purchase, Purchase, New York, United States

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