Corey Nickol
March 01, 2012
Me and My Emmy

Me and My Emmy: Loretta Devine

Primetime Emm:y Tally One

How She Got the Gold: Outstanding guest actress in a drama (2011) for her portrayal of Adele Webber on ABC's Grey's Anatomy; her character, the wife of Seattle Grace Hospital's chief of surgery, is diagnosed with Alzheimer's.

That Magic Moment: "I loved it. After having been on numerous series, to win on my first nomination was a huge accomplishment. I love having the award and I hope it brings more work."

Stage to Screen: A regular on several previous series, including Fox's Boston Public and ABC's Eli Stone, Devine is also known for her many film and stage roles, including the original Lorrell in Broadway's Dreamgirls.

Call Her Madam: In her new Lifetime series, The Client List, she plays Georgia, the tough-talking owner of a massage parlor whose therapists — like Jennifer Love Hewitt — take customer service to new heights.

Emmy Memories: " The excitement of the red carpet and glamorous parties — I just hope I can be invited to it all again."


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This article originally appeared in emmy magazine, Issue No. 2, 2012

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