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.