Dawnn Lewis

Dawnn Lewis
Dawnn Lewis  American Actress

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Dawnn Lewis was previously married to Johnny Newman (2004 - 2006).


Dawnn Lewis is a 62 year old American Actress. Born Dawnn Jewel Lewis on 13th August, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA, she is famous for Jalessa Vinson–Taylor on "A Different World" in a career that spans 1987–present. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Dawnn Lewis has been in 3 on-screen matchups, including Courtney B. Vance in Let It Shine (2012), Sinbad in A Different World (1987) and Omar Gooding in Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992).

Dawnn Lewis is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and American voice actors.


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First Name Dawnn
Middle Name Jewel
Last Name Lewis
Full Name at Birth Dawnn Jewel Lewis
Birthday 13th August, 1961
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School High School of Music and Art
University University of Miami (BM)
Occupation Text Actress, singer, voice actress, songwriter
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Jalessa Vinson–Taylor on "A Different World"
Year(s) Active 1988–present, 1987–present
Official Websites http://dawnnlewis.com

Dawnn Jewel Lewis (born August 13, 1961) is an American actress, singer, voice actress and songwriter. Lewis is best known for her role as Jaleesa Vinson–Taylor on the NBC television sitcom A Different World from the series beginning in 1987 until the end of its fifth season in 1992, in addition to being on the show; Lewis co–wrote the theme song.

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Dawnn Lewis62 LeoActress
Johnny Newman60 CapricornBasketball


Fired on Mars2023JudithTV Show
Warcraft Rumble2023Unknown
Minions: The Rise of Gru2022Additional Voices (voice)Movie
The Cuphead Show!2022Bedelia / Boo-BooTV Show
Interrupting Chicken2022Ms. Clara / Mail LadyTV Show
The Simpsons: Welcome to the Club2022Ursula / Kaa (voice)Short Film
HouseBroken2021The Very Old One / Lauren / Gnarled Seagull / ...TV Show
Young Rock2021Prime Minister Angela HonigTV Show
Karma's World2021Ms. Jackie WashingtonTV Show
The Simpsons the Good, the Bart, and the Loki2021Ravonna Renslayer (voice)Short Film
Writing Around the Christmas Tree2021Sharon SamuelsTV Movie
The Last Policeman2021Sharon WardTV Movie
Star Trek: Lower Decks2020Captain Carol Freeman / Carol Freeman / Thusa / ...TV Show
Duncanville2020TV Show
Codependent2020Nina JamesTV Movie
Carmen Sandiego: To Steal or Not to Steal2020Chief (voice)Short Film
Spirit Riding Free: Riding Academy2020FannieTV Show
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands2020Additional voices (voice)Unknown
Star Trek: Discovery Logs2020Captain Carol Freeman / Carol FreemanTV Show
The Boys2019ValerieTV Show
Carmen Sandiego2019Chief / Model 2TV Show
Cleopatra in Space2019Professor Kablax V / Professor Klabrax VTV Show
9-1-12018DanversTV Show
Fallout 762018Kesha McDermott / Mayor Barbara / Clara Davis (voice)Unknown
Bunyan and Babe2017Maybelle Mundy (voice)Movie
Stretch Armstrong & the Flex Fighters2017Dr. JonesTV Show
Tacoma2017Evelyn Victoria St. James (voice)Unknown
The Rich & the Ruthless2017BethTV Show
The Legend of Master Legend2017TanaTV Movie
Spirit Riding Free2017Fannie GrangerTV Show
Cycle 20172017RobynMovie
Spirit Riding Free: Pony Tales2017Fannie GrangerTV Show
This Is Us2016RosemaryTV Show
Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh2016GuppaTV Show
Apple & Onion2016Patty / Croissant / Rainbow / ...TV Show
Inside Out2015Additional Voices (voice)Movie
Better Call Saul2015JudgeTV Show
iZombie2015Mama LeoneTV Show
Megachurch Murder2015Lucille WilliamsMovie
Stitchers2015Arlene GrantTV Show
Alone Together2015KatieShort Film
A Lesson in Romance2014DianeTV Movie
Survivor's Remorse2014Vanessa MillerTV Show
The Divorce2014Yolanda MasseyTV Movie
Kirby Buckets2014MayorTV Show
Monsters University2013Additional Voices (voice)Movie
Sofia the First2013Helen HanshawTV Show
Second Chances2013MariaTV Movie
Toy Story of Terror2013Delivery Lady (voice)TV Movie
Rick and Morty2013Assimilated Alien #1TV Show
Whoa!2013Kate SterlingMovie
Turbo FAST2013Queen BananicaTV Show
WHOA! Comedy Short2013Kate SterlingShort Film
Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories2013AgentTV Show
Strange Frame: Love & Sax2012Malora (voice)Movie
Dino Time2012Additional Voices (voice, as Dawn Lewis)Movie
Doc McStuffins2012Grandma McStuffins / Grandma Lois McStuffinsTV Show
Major Crimes2012Patrice PerryTV Show
The Soul Man2012Erica / ErikaTV Show
Let It Shine2012GailTV Movie
Jennifer2012Dr. FoxShort Film
Bravest Warriors2012JeanetteTV Show
Breaking In2011Janet JenkinsTV Show
Reed Between the Lines2011TrishelleTV Show
Billion Dollar Freshmen2011MelanieTV Movie
Preacher's Kid2010MyaMovie
The Cleveland Show2009Mrs. Bailey / Brunette Woman / Hostess / ...TV Show
Castle2009YvonneTV Show
Glenn Martin DDS2009NurseTV Show
Regular Show2009Duck Lady / Woman 1 / Woman 3 / ...TV Show
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 22009Storm (voice)Unknown
Nick Jr. IDs2009TV Show
The Life & Times of Tim2008The Boss' WifeTV Show
The Secret Life of the American Teenager2008Lauren's MomTV Show
The Rise of the Argonauts2008Unknown
The Last Sentinel2007Angel - Tallis' Rifle (voice)Movie
Hell on Earth2007Amber / JesseTV Movie
Spider-Man 32007Additional Voices (voice)Unknown
Dreamgirls2006Melba EarlyMovie
Curious George2006Mrs. ParkerTV Show
Handy Manny2006TanyaTV Show
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance2006Storm (voice)Unknown
Hillman College Reunion Week2006Jaleesa VinsonTV Show
Grey's Anatomy2005Jamarah BlakeTV Show
The Boondocks2005Taeshawndretta Brown / Civil Rights ProtesterTV Show
Holly Hobbie and Friends: Surprise Party2005Carolyn Baker / Carolyn BakerTV Show
True Crime: New York City2005Unknown
X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse2005Storm (voice, as Dawn Lewis)Unknown
Medical Investigation2004Dr. BurtonTV Show
Veronica Mars2004Marcia LangdonTV Show
World of Warcraft2004Unknown
Undercover Brother: The Animated Series2004Sistah Girl / White She DevilTV Show
One Tree Hill2003Denise FieldsTV Show
Gladius2003Additional Voices (voice, as Dawn Lewis)Unknown
Andy Richter Controls the Universe2002JackieTV Show
CSI: Miami2002Stacy McCannTV Show
Ozzy & Drix2002Cilia TysonTV Show
Endgame: Ethics and Values in America2002AlisonTV Movie
The Poof Point2001Marigold BallardTV Movie
Heavy Gear: The Animated Series2001Sonja BriggsTV Show
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy2001Grim's Granny / Old Lady / Old Monster / ...TV Show
The Legend of Tarzan2001NaohTV Show
The 10th Kingdom2000Blabberwort the TrollTV Show
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command2000MaryTV Show
Girlfriends2000Linda DentTV Show
Static Shock2000BrickhouseTV Show
Strong Medicine2000Detective WrightTV Show
Supermodels2000CatwalkTV Show
The Wood1999Woman in CleanersMovie
Futurama1999LaBarbara Conrad / Singer / Tank / ...TV Show
Any Day Now1998Gail WilliamsTV Show
The Secret Files of the SpyDogs1998Additional VoicesTV Show
Bad Day on the Block1997Sandy TierraMovie
King of the Hill1997Sharona JohnsonTV Show
Die Gang1997Stella TumbrellTV Show
Odd Man Out1997SharonTV Movie
The Cherokee Kid1996Stagecoach Mary, Love GangTV Movie
Bruno the Kid1996Di ArcherTV Show
C-Bear and Jamal1996GrandmaTV Show
Early Edition1996Gayle ClarkTV Show
Nash Bridges1996Winifred HoltTV Show
The Burning Zone1996Dr. Janice RhodesTV Show
The Faculty1996Mrs. LowmanTV Show
The Incredible Hulk1996Agent DianaTV Show
The Jamie Foxx Show1996Dr. KanellaTV Show
The Steve Harvey Show1996Alise PeytonTV Show
Waynehead1996CheetahTV Show
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child1995Princess SongeTV Show
Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm1995SheevaTV Show
Sliders1995Dr. Natalie SylviusTV Show
The Parent 'Hood1995BernadetteTV Show
The Savage Dragon1995TV Show
Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad1994MinnieTV Movie
Spider-Man: The Animated Series1994Detective Terri Lee / Lt. Terri LeeTV Show
NYPD Blue1993Jocelyn BarkerTV Show
Mouse Soup1993Short Film
A Cool Like That Christmas1993Jarvis (voice)TV Movie
Stompin' at the Savoy1992Ella FitzgeraldTV Movie
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper1992Robin DumarsTV Show
Dream On1990Rema HortTV Show
Kid 'n' Play1990Lela (1990) (voice)TV Show
The Simpsons1989Bernice Hibbert / Naima / Opal / ...TV Show
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka1988CherylMovie
A Different World1987Jaleesa VinsonTV Show
ABC Weekend Specials1977Temba's SisterTV Show
Days of Our Lives1965Dr. KnappTV Show
Be the LightGladysMovie
L & X of A Single AngelinoDr. Cynthia KeithTV Show
The Dobermans - GenesisShort Film
Blackjack ChristmasCorrine AllenMovie
The Last PoliceChief Sharon WardTV Show
Something About MotherNurse KishaShort Film
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JiraffioJiraffioApr 24, 2013

you are amazing. i miss seeing you on tv

gailOct 11, 2008


Terry BarringerSep 15, 2008

Hey Jaleesa(Dawnn) what have you been up to lately? Do you have any more plans for acting ? I hope so because you are a great actor.

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