Jenifer Lewis

Jenifer Lewis

Jenifer Lewis  American Singer


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Jenifer Lewis is a 64 year old American Singer. Born Jenifer Jeanette Lewis on 25th January, 1957 in Kinloch, Missouri, USA, she is famous for Zelma Bullock In What`s Love Got to Do With It? (1993), Marguerite Coleman In The Preacher's Wife (1996).. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Jenifer Lewis has been in 4 on-screen matchups, including Kadeem Hardison in A Different World (1987), Larenz Tate in Dead Presidents (1995), Tamala Jones in Nora's Hair Salon (2004) and Theresa Randle in Girl 6 (1996).

Jenifer Lewis is a member of the following lists: American voice actors, People with bipolar disorder and 1957 births.


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First Name Jenifer
Middle Name Jeanette
Last Name Lewis
Full Name at Birth Jenifer Jeanette Lewis
Alternative Name The Black Mother of Hollywood
Age 64 years
Birthday 25th January, 1957
Birthplace Kinloch, Missouri, USA
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
High School Kinloch High School,Kinloch, Missouri,United States
University Webster University, Webster Groves, Missouri, United States
Occupation Text Actress, Singer, Comedian, Voice Artist
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Zelma Bullock In What`s Love Got to Do With It? (1993), Marguerite Coleman In The Preacher's Wife (1996).
Year(s) Active 1979–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Innovative Artists L.A.
Brand Endorsement (2006) TV commercial: Wal-Mart
Bust (inches) 34
Cup Size C
Waist (inches) 24
Hips (inches) 35
Clothes Size 8
Shoe Size 9
Official Websites,,,,

Jenifer Jeanette Lewis (born January 25, 1957) is an American actress, comedian, singer and activist. She began her career appearing in Broadway musicals and worked as a back-up singer for Bette Midler before appearing in films Beaches (1988) and Sister Act (1992). Lewis is known for playing roles of mothers in the films What's Love Got to Do With It (1993), Poetic Justice (1993), The Preacher's Wife (1996), The Brothers (2001), The Cookout (2004), Think Like a Man and in the sequel Think Like a Man Too (2014), Baggage Claim (2013), and The Wedding Ringer (2015), as well as in The Temptations TV miniseries (1998).

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All Boys Aren't Blue2021NannyShort Film
Christmas on the Square2020MargelineMovie
The Addams Family2019Great Auntie Sloom (voice)Movie
Twenties2019Jenifer LewisTV Show
Amphibia2019Mama HasselbackTV Show
Tuca & Bertie2019TallulahTV Show
Hall American: Forbidden2018Movie
Disney Comics in Motion2018Mama OdieTV Show
Cars 32017Flo (voice)Movie
Big Hero 6: The Series2017Granville, Professor Granville, SaraTV Show
Elena of Avalor2016TornadoTV Show
The Wedding Ringer2015Doris JenkinsMovie
It Had to Be You2015ReggieTV Movie
Think Like a Man Too2014LorettaMovie
Black-ish2014Rosy, RubyTV Show
Baggage Claim2013CatherineMovie
Instant Mom2013DeloisTV Show
Playin' for Love2013Alize GatesMovie
Tales from Radiator Springs2013FloTV Show
Think Like a Man2012LorettaMovie
Zambezia2012Gogo (voice)Movie
Cars 22011Flo (voice)Movie
The Playboy Club2011PearlTV Show
The Exes2011Caren DupreeTV Show
State of Georgia2011PatriceTV Show
Five2011MaggieTV Movie
The Magic City2011Aunt ValerieMovie
Young Justice2010Olympia SavageTV Show
Not Easily Broken2009Mary 'Mama' ClarkMovie
The Princess and the Frog2009Mama Odie (voice)Movie
The Cleveland Show2009Middle-Aged Woman, Receptionist, WomanTV Show
Meet the Browns2009Vera BrownTV Show
Meet the Browns2008VeraMovie
Prop 8: The Musical2008Riffing Prop 8'erShort Film
Who's Your Caddy?2007C-Note's MomMovie
Cars2006Flo (voice)Movie
Dirty Laundry2006Aunt LettuceMovie
Madea's Family Reunion2006Milay Jenay LoriMovie
The Heart Specialist2006Nurse JacksonMovie
Day Break2006Elizabeth HopperTV Show
Shark2006Ellie BroussardTV Show
American Dad!2005LessieTV Show
The Boondocks2005Boss Willona, GeraldineTV Show
Nora's Hair Salon2004Nora HarperMovie
Shark Tale2004Motown Turtle (voice)Movie
The Cookout2004Lady EmMovie
Boston Legal2004Judge Isabel FisherTV Show
The Sunday Morning Stripper2003DemetriaShort Film
That's So Raven2003Vivian BaxterTV Show
Antwone Fisher2002Aunt (uncredited)Movie
Juwanna Mann2002Aunt RubyMovie
Family Affair2002Mrs. SummersTV Show
The Brothers2001Louise SmithMovie
The Ponder Heart2001Narcissa WingfieldTV Movie
The Proud Family2001Aunt SpiceTV Show
Cast Away2000Becca TwigMovie
Dancing in September2000Judge WarnerMovie
Little Richard2000Muh PennimanTV Movie
Partners2000Detective LancyTV Movie
Bette2000InezTV Show
Girlfriends2000Veretta ChildsTV Show
Strong Medicine2000Lana HawkinsTV Show
Blast from the Past1999Dr. AronMovie
Mystery Men1999LucilleMovie
Jackie's Back!1999Jackie WashingtonTV Movie
Grown Ups1999Melissa's MotherTV Show
The PJs1999Bebe HoTV Show
Time of Your Life1999Joss's MotherTV Show
The Mighty1998Mrs. AddisonMovie
An Unexpected Life1998CamilleTV Movie
The Temptations1998Mama RoseTV Show
For Your Love1998Sylvia Ellis, Sylvia, Mel and Reggie's MotherTV Show
Rituals1998Short Film
Girl 61996Boss #1 - LilMovie
The Preacher's Wife1996Margueritte ColemanMovie
Cosby1996BerniceTV Show
Moesha1996Mrs. BiggsTV Show
Promised Land1996QueenieTV Show
The Jamie Foxx Show1996JosieTV Show
Dead Presidents1995Mrs. CurtisMovie
Deadline for Murder: From the Files of Edna Buchanan1995Denice CooperTV Movie
Courthouse1995Judge Rosetta ReideTV Show
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child1995Black Widow Spider, HazelTV Show
The Parent 'Hood1995LindaTV Show
Corrina, Corrina1994JevinaMovie
Renaissance Man1994Mrs. ColemanMovie
Deconstructing Sarah1994BettyTV Movie
Shake, Rattle and Rock!1994AmandaTV Movie
Friends1994PaulaTV Show
New York Undercover1994MedinaTV Show
Rebel Highway1994Amanda Baldwin CooperTV Show
Touched by an Angel1994QueenieTV Show
Last Days of Russell1994Aunt YvetteTV Movie
Poetic Justice1993AnnieMovie
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit1993Vegas Backup Singer #1Movie
The Meteor Man1993Mrs. Williams - Lewis' MotherMovie
Undercover Blues1993Cab DriverMovie
What's Love Got to Do with It1993Zelma BullockMovie
Living Single1993Delia DeveauxTV Show
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1993MystiqueTV Show
Moon Over Miami1993Aurora TylerTV Show
Frozen Assets1992JomishaMovie
Sister Act1992MichelleMovie
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper1992Georgia RodmanTV Show
Roc1991CharlaineTV Show
Stat1991Felicia BrownTV Show
Sunday in Paris1991Taylor ChaseTV Movie
Dream On1990CarolynTV Show
In Living Color1990Snookie, The Phone Lady, VariousTV Show
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1990Aunt HelenTV Show
Beaches1988Diva (as Jenifer Jeanette Lewis)Movie
Red Heat1988Judge Jenifer Lewis (uncredited)Movie
Murphy Brown1988Sales PersonTV Show
A Different World1987Dean Dorothy Dandridge Davenport, Susan ClaytonTV Show
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loischantrelleloischantrelleOct 22, 2008

Jenifer Lewis is one of the funniest actresses out there. She can be serious and humrous at the same time. She has so much talent. I hope to see her in more films in the future.

carrie08Aug 28, 2008

Jenifer Lewis is my favorite actress

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