Loretta Devine

1949 - Today

Loretta Devine

Loretta Devine (born August 21, 1949) is an American actress and singer, best known for her roles as Marla Hendricks in the Fox drama series Boston Public, and for her recurring role as Adele Webber on the medical drama Grey's Anatomy, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series in 2011. She had a role in the series Everybody Hates Chris as Rochelle's mother. In film, Devine appeared in Waiting to Exhale, The Preacher's Wife, Hoodlum, I Am Sam, Urban Legend, What Women Want, Kingdom Come, Crash, Woman Thou Art Loosed, Class Act, For Colored Girls, This Christmas, First Sunday, Beverly Hills Chihuahua and Jumping the Broom. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Loretta Devine has received more than 1,955,306 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 3,576th most popular actor.

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  • 2.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.96

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.21

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Loretta Devine ranks 3,550 out of 8,832Before her are Scott Patterson, May McAvoy, Sandy Dennis, Charlene Tilton, Jack Coleman, and Amanda Bearse. After her are Wallace Reid, Betty Field, Kyle Gass, Vesa-Matti Loiri, Neal McDonough, and Cristine Rose.

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Among people born in 1949, Loretta Devine ranks 305Before her are Rubén Pagnanini, Roy Andersson, Jamil Mahuad, Leopoldo Brenes, Marilyn Burns, and Alan White. After her are Carlos Babington, James Michael Harvey, Agostina Belli, Philippe de Villiers, Paco Ignacio Taibo II, and Franz Josef Jung.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Loretta Devine ranks 5,553 out of 12,171Before her are Sandy Dennis (1937), Charlene Tilton (1958), Jack Coleman (1958), Busby Berkeley (1895), Ronnie Bucknum (1936), and Amanda Bearse (1958). After her are Wallace Reid (1891), Joey Kramer (1950), Timothy D. Snyder (1969), Kyle Gass (1960), Theodore Roszak (null), and Eugene McCarthy (1916).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Loretta Devine ranks 1,738Before her are Marisol Nichols (1973), Scott Patterson (1958), Sandy Dennis (1937), Charlene Tilton (1958), Jack Coleman (1958), and Amanda Bearse (1958). After her are Wallace Reid (1891), Kyle Gass (1960), Neal McDonough (1966), Cristine Rose (1951), Susan Kohner (1936), and Zach Braff (1975).