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Aloma Wright is the actress who plays Nurse Laverne Roberts and Shirley on Scrubs.


Aloma Wright was born in 1950. She has attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. When not on screen, Aloma enjoys spending time with her daughter.

Aloma's screen credits include Navy NCIS, NYPD Blue, The Drew Carey Show, Power Rangers in Space, Malcolm in the Middle, Days of Our Lives, Dangerous Minds, Suddenly Susan, Mike Hammer, Private Eye, The Steve Harvey Show, Zeke & Luther, and The Practice. She can also been seen in the movies Mr. Deeds and Deliver Us from Eva.


Year Title Media Character
1995 Stuart Saves His Family Film Autograph Seeker - Health Cable Network
1996 Suddenly Susan TV Rachel (1 episode)
Dangerous Minds TV James's Grandmother (2 episodes)
1998 Devil in the Flesh Video Secretary
Mike Hammer, Private Eye TV Nanny Morgan (1 episode)
About Sarah TV Movie Claudia Avery
I Married a Monster TV Movie Desk Clerk
Power Rangers in Space TV Adelle Ferguson (7 episodes)
1999 Sonic Impact Film Travel Agent
The Steve Harvey Show TV Tulabett (1 episode)
Frasier TV Maria (1 episode)
Friends TV The Saleswoman (1 episode)
Trippin' Film Louise Reed
The Drew Carey Show TV Mrs. Taylor / Security Office (2 episodes)
Ally McBeal TV Judge Aloma Harris (2 episodes)
2000 Shadow Hours Film Nurse Johnson
Malcolm in the Middle TV Nurse (1 episode)
Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family TV Receptionist (1 episode)
The Invisible Man TV Nurse Cathy (1 episode)
Bring It On Film Pauletta
Girlfriends TV Laurie's Mother (1 episode)
Providence TV Orderly (1 episode)
The Trouble with Normal TV Church Secretary (1 episode)
Judging Amy TV Judge Roberta Pattison (2 episodes)
The Parkers TV Shirley West (2 episodes)
2001 Mysterious Ways TV Peggy's Mom (1 episode)
Kingdom Come Film Veda
Motocrossed TV Movie Barbara Rollins
The Brothers Film Helen Palmer
When Billie Beat Bobby TV Movie Convalescent Home Nurse
Scrubs TV Shirley / Laverne Roberts
2002 The Guardian TV Grandma Annie (1 episode)
Mr. Deeds Film Coretta Keeling
Even Stevens TV Mother Wexler (1 episode)
Try Seventeen Film Alicia
The Practice TV Corrections Officer Post (1 episode)
2003 Deliver Us from Eva Film Reverend Washington
2004 NYPD Blue TV Florence George (1 episode)
Johnson Family Vacation Film Glorietta Johnson
Medical Investigation TV Desk Nurse (1 episode)
Cold Case TV Della Lincoln (1 episode)
Kevin Hill TV Nana Bea (1 episode)
2005 Ralph & Stanley Film Receptionist
Family Reunion Film Bernadine Porter
Committed TV Constance James (1 episode)
Thank You for Smoking Film Gizelle (voice)
The Gospel Film Ernestine
2006 Navy NCIS TV Nurse Ethel Washingtown (1 episode)
Grad Night TV Movie Principal Wheeler
2007 Hurricane in the Rose Garden Video Unknown
Hell on Earth TV Movie Grandma
Love... & Other 4 Letter Words Film Nana
Lord Help Us Video Melvina Thomas
Universal Remote Film Judge Vintage
The Bill Engvall Show TV Dotty (1 episode)
Ben 10: Race Against Time TV Movie Mrs. Dalton
2008 After School Film Ma Dear
Mad Men TV Viola (1 episode)
Days of Our Lives TV Nurse Maxine (14 episodes)
2009 Redemption Film Harriet
Janky Promoters Film Ms. Ann
My Girlfriend's Back Film Cynthia
Touched Film Miss Esther

MAIN Zach BraffSarah ChalkeDonald FaisonNeil FlynnKen JenkinsJohn C. McGinley
Judy ReyesEliza CoupeKerry BishéMichael MosleyDave Franco
SUPPORTING Johnny KastlSam LloydRobert MaschioChrista MillerTravis SchuldtAloma Wright
SEE ALSO List of character appearances • Cast from Season: 12345678W9 e