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Adina Porter


Adina Porter was born and raised in New York City, more specifically, The South Bronx. She is a first generation American; her father was born and spent his youth in Sierra Leone, Africa, while her mother was born in Bermuda. As a young child, Porter entertained her parents by staging plays in the family living room. They noticed her artistic ... See full bio »

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True Blood
True Blood Lettie Mae Thornton
(2008-2014)
The Newsroom
The Newsroom Kendra James
(2012-2014)
The 100
The 100 Indra
(2014-2016)
Underground
Underground Pearly Mae
(2016)

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 2016 The Last Word (post-production)
Bree Wilson
 2016 Wig Shop (Short) (post-production)
Tippy
 2016 The Catch (TV Series)
FBI Agent Emily Clark
- The Wedding (2016) ... FBI Agent Emily Clark
 2014-2016 The 100 (TV Series)
Indra
- Red Sky at Morning (2016) ... Indra
- Join or Die (2016) ... Indra
- Stealing Fire (2016) ... Indra
- Thirteen (2016) ... Indra
 2016 Underground (TV Series)
Pearly Mae
- Run & Gun (2016) ... Pearly Mae
- Firefly (2016) ... Pearly Mae
- The Lord's Day (2016) ... Pearly Mae
- War Chest (2016) ... Pearly Mae
- The Macon 7 (2016) ... Pearly Mae
 2016 The Jury (TV Movie)
Angela
 2015 The Leftovers (TV Series)
G.R. Leader
- Ten Thirteen (2015) ... G.R. Leader
 2015 Code Black (TV Series)
Susie
- Pilot (2015) ... Susie
 2013 Doubt (TV Movie)
Stacie McNeil
 2012 The Vampire Diaries (TV Series)
Nandi LaMarche
- We'll Always Have Bourbon Street (2012) ... Nandi LaMarche
 2012 Glee (TV Series)
History Teacher
- The Role You Were Born to Play (2012) ... History Teacher
 2012 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Dr. Ramsey
 2012 The Finder (TV Series)
Ms. Estelle
- Life After Death (2012) ... Ms. Estelle
 2011-2012 Ringer (TV Series)
Principal Caruso
- What Are You Doing Here, Ho-Bag? (2012) ... Principal Caruso
- The Poor Kids Do It Everyday (2011) ... Principal Caruso
 2011 Prime Suspect (TV Series)
Detective Kendra Cannon
- The Great Wall of Silence (2011) ... Detective Kendra Cannon
 2011 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Sally Freeman
- Murder House (2011) ... Sally Freeman
 2011 About Sunny
Cheryl
 2011 The Changing Room (Short)
Sarah
 2011 Private Practice (TV Series)
Stacy Hatcher
- A Step Too Far (2011) ... Stacy Hatcher
 2010 The Whole Truth (TV Series)
Detective Sweeney
- Cold Case (2010) ... Detective Sweeney
 2010 The Social Network
Gretchen's Associate (uncredited)
 2010 Hawthorne (TV Series)
Nancy Breton
- The Match (2010) ... Nancy Breton
 2007-2010 Saving Grace (TV Series)
Tamara Cooley
- So Help You God (2010) ... Tamara Cooley
- Everything's Got a Shelf Life (2007) ... Tamara Cooley
 2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Denise Devine
- Coup de Grace (2009) ... Denise Devine
 2009 Cold Case (TV Series)
Laticia Myers
- Jurisprudence (2009) ... Laticia Myers
 2009 Operating Instructions (TV Movie)
Celia
 2007 Katrina (TV Movie)
Mary
 2007 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Janelle Odami
- Fight (2007) ... Janelle Odami
 2007 House (TV Series)
Claudia
- Family (2007) ... Claudia
 2006 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Harriet Lewis
- Watch Over Me (2006) ... Harriet Lewis
 2005 Prison Break (TV Series)
Leticia Barris
- Cell Test (2005) ... Leticia Barris
- Allen (2005) ... Leticia Barris
 2005 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Shannon Goodall
- On the Job (2005) ... Shannon Goodall
 2005 Jack & Bobby (TV Series)
- A Child of God (2005)
 2005 ER (TV Series)
Mrs. Hopkins
- Back in the World (2005) ... Mrs. Hopkins
 2005 Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie)
Ricky
 2005 The Salon
Percy's wife
 2001-2003 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Ifeoma Okefor / Tisha
- Dying to Testify (2001) ... Tisha
 2003 KidSmartz (Video documentary short)
Lynne
 2002 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Vicki Moran
- Prisoner Exchange (2002) ... Vicki Moran
 2002 The Guardian (TV Series)
Assistant D. A.
- Monster (2002) ... Assistant D. A.
 2002 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Malia
- Compassionate Release (2002) ... Malia
 2002 Stage on Screen: The Women (TV Movie)
A Nurse / Euphie / Miss Myrtle / ...
 2001 The Fluffer
Silver
 2000 City of Angels (TV Series)
Hazina
- Smoochas Gracias (2000) ... Hazina
 2000 Any Day Now (TV Series)
Diane
- Where's the Justice in That? (2000) ... Diane
 2000 Judging Amy (TV Series)
 2000 The District (TV Series)
Ella's Assistant
- Pilot (2000) ... Ella's Assistant
 1999 Snoops (TV Series)
Angela Jackson
- The Grinch (1999) ... Angela Jackson
 1999 Body Shots
Detective Thompson
 1998 Brimstone (TV Series)
Rachel
- Repentance (1998) ... Rachel
 1998 Gia (TV Movie)
Girl at Group Therapy
 1997 Brooklyn South (TV Series)
Angela Withers
- Life Under Castro (1997) ... Angela Withers
 1997 The Peacemaker
Female NYPD Cop
 1990-1995 Law & Order (TV Series)
Mary Byman / Sheryl Decker / Woman Neighbor
- Savages (1995) ... Mary Byman
- Nurture (1994) ... Sheryl Decker
- Out of the Half-Light (1990) ... Woman Neighbor
 1994 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Jasmine Hopkins
- Pilot (1994) ... Jasmine Hopkins
 1993 Geoffrey Beene 30 (Short)
Woman
 1992 Swoon
Stenographer
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