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Adina Porter

Veteran actress Adina Porter has truly made her mark in all areas of entertainment: Television, film, and in the theatre. Porter was born and raised in New York City. She attended SUNY Purchase, as well as the school for performing arts. Along with her husband, Madison, Porter enjoys spending time with her son. The family splits their time between Los Angeles and New York.

Porter has recurred on some of television's hottest shows: Prison Break, Saving Grace, NYPD Blue, and Law and Order. She also worked two full season on NBC's American Dreams. Porter was cast as a series regular in the pilot Katrina and a series regular in the pilot Second Opinion for CBS. In addition, Porter has worked as a guest star on over 20 TV series, including House, Without a Trace, The Shield, Law and Order: SVU, CSI: NY, and ER. However her most ercognisable role is that of Lettie Mae Thornton in HBO's True Blood. This was her fourth venture with HBO, having already had memorable performances in Mind of the Married Man, as well as the highly acclaimed HBO Films, Lackawanna Blues and Gia.

Known For


Cast Credits

Outer Banks (2020)
Guest starring as Sheriff Peterkin (8 episodes)
The Morning Show (2019)
Guest starring as Sarah (3 episodes)
The Catch (2016)
Guest starring as Emily Clark
Underground (2016)
Starring as Pearly Mae
Code Black (2015)
Guest starring as Susie
  • Episode 1x01: Pilot (Sep 30, 2015)
The Leftovers (2014)
Guest starring as Guilty Remnant Leader
The 100 (2014)
Guest starring as Indra (54 episodes)
Ray Donovan (2013)
Guest starring as Vicky Delgatti (4 episodes)
The Newsroom (2012)
Guest starring as Kendra James (23 episodes)
The Finder (2012)
Guest starring as Ms. Estelle
American Horror Story (2011)
Starring as Dinah Stevens (7 episodes)
Guest starring as Sally Freeman
Guest starring as Lee Harris (10 episodes)
Guest starring as Beverly Hope (10 episodes)
The Whole Truth (2010)
Guest starring as Detective Sweeney
The Vampire Diaries (2009)
Guest starring as Nandi LaMarche
Glee (2009)
Guest starring as Teacher
True Blood (2008)
Starring as Lettie Mae Thornton (10 episodes)
Guest starring as Lettie Mae Thornton (14 episodes)
Private Practice (2007)
Guest starring as Stacy Hatcher
Saving Grace (2007)
Guest starring as Tamara Cooley (2 episodes)
Prison Break (2005)
Guest starring as Leticia Barris (2 episodes)
  • Episode 1x03: Cell Test (Sep 5, 2005)
  • Episode 1x02: Allen (Aug 29, 2005)
Grey's Anatomy (2005)
Guest starring as Dr. Ramsey
House (2004)
Guest starring as Claudia
  • Episode 3x21: Family (May 1, 2007)
American Dreams (2002)
Guest starring as Gwen Walker (15 episodes)
Crossing Jordan (2001)
Guest starring as Vicki Moran
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Guest starring as Denise Devine
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Guest starring as Janelle Odami
  • Episode 9x08: Fight (Nov 20, 2007)
New York Undercover (1994)
Guest starring as Jasmine Hopkins
  • Episode 1x02: Pilot (Sep 15, 1994) [Co-Star]
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