Patti LaBelle

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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 11 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2019 A Family Christmas Gift (TV Movie)
 2018-2019 Star (TV Series)
Christine Brown
- Lean on Me (2019) ... Christine Brown
- When Stars Fall (2019) ... Christine Brown
- Secrets & Lies (2018) ... Christine Brown
- Take It to Church (2018) ... Christine Brown
- Rise from the Ashes (2018) ... Christine Brown
 2018 Christmas Everlasting (TV Movie)
Mrs. Swinson
 2018 Greenleaf (TV Series)
Maxine Patterson
- The New Life (2018) ... Maxine Patterson
- Day of Reckoning (2018) ... Maxine Patterson
- The End Is Near (2018) ... Maxine Patterson
- The Promised Land (2018) ... Maxine Patterson
- She Changes Everything (2018) ... Maxine Patterson
 2018 The Kominsky Method (TV Series)
Patti LaBelle
- Chapter 2: An Agent Grieves (2018) ... Patti LaBelle
 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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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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[on Donna Summer] Nobody does it like Donna. Underrated! Totally underrated - that voice... everything she sang was phenomenal and I still don't think she's gotten the credit that she deserves ... She can do a show and kill you! Today! That's what I call real women standing and singing, and she is one of those. See more »


Oddly enough, when she and Michael McDonald first recorded the Burt Bacharach/Carole Bayer Sager song "On My Own", neither artist had even met. LaBelle recorded her part of the song in Philadelphia while McDonald completed his part in Los Angeles. Even after filming a video for the song, both singers had still not met. Not until after the song went to number one on the charts in June 1986 did the... See more »

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