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Devine, Loretta (1949–)

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DEVINE, LORETTA (1949–). Born in Houston , Texas , she graduated from the University of Houston and earned her Master’s degree from Brandeis University . She moved to New York and landed a role in the stage production of Coming Uptown . She followed with a role in Big Deal , a Bob Fosse Broadway production, and created the Lorell character in the hit Broadway play Dreamgirls . Devine has guest starred on the television series Amen, Roc , and Touched by an Angel , and starred in the Fox network series Boston Public . Her film roles include Waiting to Exhale , 1995; Down in the Delta , 1998; and Woman Thou Art Loosed , 2004.

Filmography: Stanley and Iris , 1990; Caged Fear , 1992; Waiting to Exhale , 1995; Rebound , 1996; The Preacher’s Wife , 1996; Hoodlum , 1996; Lover Girl , 1997; Don King: Only in America , 1997; Urban Legend , 1998; Down in the Delta , 1998; Introducing Dorothy Dandridge , 1999; The Breaks , 1999; What Women Want , 2000; Urban Legends 2: Final Cut , 2000; Freedom Song , 2000; Kingdom Come , 2001; I Am Sam , 2001; Book of Love , 2002; The Script , 2002; Baby of the Family , 2002; Crash , 2004; Woman Thou Art Loosed , 2004; King’s Ransom , 2005.

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