Adina Porter was born in the year 1971 and she is American actress. She started the career when she was appearing at the Off-Broadway stage and she won the Obie Award in the year 1996 for the Venus.

Porter has become well known because of the performance she had on the TV since 2008 until 2014, she was playing like Lettie Mae Thornton for True Blood drama series for HBO. Since 2012 until 2014, she was playing in The Newsroom for HBO Drama where she was Kendra James. In the year 2014, she was appearing in the recurring role where she was Indra at Post apocalyptic drama of CW called The 100. In the year 2016, she was playing like Lee Harris for an FX anthology series called American Horror Story: Roanoke.

According to her biography, she grew in the city of New York City in New York and this is where she was born. She finished her studies with State University of New York at the Purchase. The first acting teacher she had is Butterfly McQueen. She got married twice and she got a son with the second husband. Her son is Larry Earl Madison.

For her parents, her mother is Dorothy Porter and her father is Guy Porter.

Adina Porter started the acting career when she appeared in theatre and she appears in the Off-Broadway plays and in the regional Theatre. Among her credits, include The Debutante Ball, Girl Gone, Aven’s U Boys, Exile, Cunning, Hurricane and Dancing on Moonlight.

In the year 1996, she got the Obie Award for Distinguished Performance by an Actress because of the performance she had in the Venus. The Broadway debut was in 2001, when appeared in The Women for the revival of Roundabout Theater. Scott Elliot was the director and it was being broadcasted as a part of stage on Screen series of PBS. She also performed in different productions for New York Shakespeare Festival.

Adina Porter started to appear on the television when she was in Law& Order: New York Undercover, NYPD Blue and Brooklyn South but she was only in guest roles. She got a recurring role when she played like a housekeeper Gwen Walker for American Dreams NBC Period drama. For the films, she appeared in Swoon movie of Leopold/Loeb New Queer Cinema. She then went ahead and appeared in many small roles in the films like The Salon, The Flutter, Body Shots, Gia and the Peacemaker.

She played as Ricky for the play of Ruben Santiago Hudson game called Lackawanna Blues at HBO and she got Black Reel Award in the category of Best Supporting Actress: Television Movie/Cable because of this role. Afterwards, she appeared in the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Without a Trace, Prison Break, House and ER. Her Instagram is @adinaporter and her net worth is 2 million dollars.

Last Modified: Apr 5, 2020

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