Loretta Devine


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  • Birth Name: Loretta Devine
  • Birth Place: Houston, TX
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/21/1949, Leo
  • Profession: Actor; singer
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Lifetime Cancels The Client List After Two Seasons

Lifetime has axed Jennifer Love Hewitt's rub-and-tug drama The Client List after two seasons, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

The series was based on the 2010 Lifetime TV movie of the same name, in which Hewitt played Samantha Horton, a former Texas beauty queen and a mother of three who becomes a prostitute to make ends meet after she and her husband lose their jobs. The film was based on the...read more

Exclusive: Grey's Anatomy Alum Loretta Devine Joins USA Comedy Sirens

Loretta Devine seems to have something for medical professionals.

The actress, best known for playing Adele Webber on Grey's Anatomy, has landed a multi-episode arc on USA's new EMT comedy Sirens, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

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Thursday Playlist: Sherlock vs. "M" on Elementary, Scandalous Madness, 1600 Penn, More

"A simple moniker for a complicated monster." That's how a rattled Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) describes "M.," his nemesis from across the pond, whose bloody M.O. is on display in a New York crime scene that threatens to send the genius sleuth off the deep end into rogue vigilantism in a first-rate and pivotal episode of CBS' enjoyable Elementary (10/9c). Even an amateur Sherlock-ian knows what that "M." stands for and signifies: "The greatest puzzle you'll ever come across," taunts an adversary.

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Woman Thou Art Loosed - My Unemployment Check – Video Clip | Spike
Woman Thou Art Loosed - Don't Come In Here With Lies – Video Clip | Spike
Jumping The Broom: Featurette
Jumping The Broom: What Are They Like?

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Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family
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1967: A Psych Odyssey
What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am
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TV Listings



Year Title Description
2012 The Client List TV Show Series, Actor - Georgia Cummings
2011 State of Georgia TV Show Series, Actor - Aunt Honey
2011 Jumping The Broom Movie, Actor
2011 NAACP Image Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2010 Lottery Ticket Movie, Actor - Grandma

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Keck's Exclusives: Grey's Anatomy: R.I.P., Adele

Spoiler alert! Loretta Devine has wrapped her Emmy-winning role as Grey's Anatomy's Alzheimer's-stricken Adele Webber; her final two episodes are set to air in December and January. "The whole time we were doing it, I kept saying, 'Just shoot me!'" Devine says of her emotionally taxing scenes. "It was so painful." 

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Exclusive First Look: Grey's Anatomy's Loretta Devine Makes Her Way to The Soul Man

Loretta Devine is the proud mother of The Soul Man.

The Grey's Anatomy star is heading to the TV Land series this week for a two-episode arc, and TVGuide.com has your exclusive first look.

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Grey's Anatomy Recap: "The Girl With No Name"

Aww, the residents are all grown up!

In this week's episode of Grey's Anatomy, the docs are heading all over the country to interview for positions at different hospitals. For some, like Cristina, it's easy. For others, like Alex, it's a nightmare. Meanwhile, Seattle Grace becomes ground zero for all media when the victim of a highly publicized kidnapping case ends up there. Let's take a look at the top moments: read more

Weekend TV Reviews: Magic City, Client List, Making of Frozen Planet, More

I would never tire of looking at Starz's lush new period piece Magic City (Friday, 10/9c). read more

Grey's Anatomy Scoop: Which Doctors Will Be Sticking Around Seattle Grace?

As Grey's Anatomy winds toward its Season 8 finale, the major question is not only which actors will return next season, but also which residents will actually pass the medical boards in order to become full-fledged doctors — and hopefully, continue walking the halls of Seattle Grace.

"You're going to see how each person deals with [the boards]," creator Shonda Rhimes tells TVGuide.com. "How some of them rise to the occasion, how some of them crack, and some of the problems they're going to be facing."

Anatomy of Shonda Rhimes, the busiest woman in Hollywood

For Meredith (Ellen Pompeo), the boards won't go as smoothly as she hopes when she faces a crisis during her exams... read more

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