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Patti LaBelle

Patti LaBelle, born Patricia Louise Holt-Edwards, is an American singer, author, and actress. Patti began her career in the early 1960s as lead singer of the band Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles. A decade later the group changed their name to Labelle and recorded the hit song "Lady Marmalade". Patti became a solo artist in 1976 and her debut ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 8 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 2018 Star (TV Series)
Christine Brown
- Take It to Church (2018) ... Christine Brown
- Rise from the Ashes (2018) ... Christine Brown
 2017 Daytime Divas (TV Series)
Gloria Tomas
- And the Loser Is... (2017) ... Gloria Tomas
- Truth's a Mutha (2017) ... Gloria Tomas
- We Are Family (2017) ... Gloria Tomas
 2015 Empire (TV Series)
Patti LaBelle
- Who I Am (2015) ... Patti LaBelle
 2014 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Dora Brown
- Blood Bath (2014) ... Dora Brown (uncredited)
- Pink Cupcakes (2014) ... Dora Brown
- Edward Mordrake: Part 2 (2014) ... Dora Brown
- Edward Mordrake: Part 1 (2014) ... Dora Brown
- Massacres and Matinees (2014) ... Dora Brown
 2011 Mama I Want to Sing
Sister Carrie
 2008 Semi-Pro
Jackie's Mom
 2007 Cover
Mrs. Persons
 2006 Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy (TV Movie)
 2006 Idlewild
The Real Angel Davenport
 2005 Preaching to the Choir
Sister Jasmine
 2004 All of Us (TV Series)
Marvella James
- O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2004) ... Marvella James
 2001 Santa, Baby! (TV Movie)
Melody Songbird (voice)
 1997 Cosby (TV Series)
- The Return of the Charlites (1997) ... Charlene
 1994 Patti LaBelle: All This Love (Video short)
 1994 The Nanny (TV Series)
Patti LaBelle
- I Don't Remember Mama (1994) ... Patti LaBelle
 1992-1993 Out All Night (TV Series)
Chelsea Paige
- Taking Care of Business (1993) ... Chelsea Paige
- Mall in the Family (1993) ... Chelsea Paige
- Under My Thumb (1993) ... Chelsea Paige
- The Tenant's Commandments (1993) ... Chelsea Paige
- The Way We Were (1993) ... Chelsea Paige
 1990-1993 A Different World (TV Series)
Adele Wayne
- When One Door Closes...: Part 2 (1993) ... Adele Wayne
- When One Door Closes...: Part 1 (1993) ... Adele Wayne
- Faith, Hope, and Charity: Part 2 (1992) ... Adele Wayne
- Faith, Hope, and Charity: Part 1 (1992) ... Adele Wayne
- Do You Take This Woman? (1991) ... Adele Wayne
 1992 Patti LaBelle: All Right Now (Video short)
 1991 The Real Story of Itsy Bitsy Spider (TV Movie)
Miss Widow (voice)
 1990 Parker Kane (TV Movie)
 1989 Patti LaBelle: Yo Mister (Video short)
 1989 Fire and Rain (TV Movie)
Lucille Jacobson
 1989 Patti LaBelle: If You Asked Me To (Video short)
 1989 Sing
Mrs. DeVere
 1986 Unnatural Causes (TV Movie)
Jeanette Thompson
 1986 Patti LaBelle: Oh, People (Video short)
 1985 Patti LaBelle: New Attitude (Video short)
 1985 Patti LaBelle: Stir It Up (Video short)
 1984 A Soldier's Story
Big Mary
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Cleaning Woman
- Working (1982) ... Cleaning Woman
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Other Works:

CD: "Flame", 1997 See more »

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1 Interview | 3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles | Patti and the Bluebelles | LaBelle | Patti Labelle | Labelle

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