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Jenifer Lewis is an American film and television actress and singer. In 1987, Lewis was hired as the Pre-Show announcer on the Star Tours ride at Disneyland. In 1988, Lewis relocated to Los Angeles. In 1992, she was cast as one of the back-up singers to Whoopi Goldberg in Sister Act. Goldberg sponsored several performances of The Diva Is Dismissed as a possible HBO series. In 1992 to 1993, she played Dean Davenport in the sixth and final season of A Different Globe. She also experienced a recurring role as Will Smith’s Aunt Helen on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, way too as stints on a number of episodes of In Living Color, reprising several of her characters from her nightclub act. Also in 1993, she played the mother of Tupac Shakur’s character in Poetic Justice.

In 1993 she played the role of Tina Turner’s mother in the biopic What’s Love Got to Do with It (film). In 1994, she followed with other supporting roles, including Mrs. Coleman the Unemployment Office lady in Renaissance Man and as Whoopi Goldberg’s sister in Corrina, Corrina. In 1995, she was cast in maternal roles to Kadeem Hardison in Panther and to Larenz Tate in Dead Presidents ahead of she accepted the role of a lesbian judge on the brief-lived CBS series Courthouse. Lewis returned to the massive screen as Theresa Randle’s telephone sex line boss in Spike Lee’s Girl 6. She then played Whitney Houston’s character’s mother in Penny Marshall’s The Preacher’s Wife. Lewis has performed for numerous years on Broadway and has lent her vocals to many of the television and film projects that she has been a portion of including the theme song for her most recognizable role, Strong Medicine. Lewis’ most recent singing role came with her role in the movie musical The Princess and the Frog.

Name Jenifer Lewis
Height
Naionality American
Day of Birth 25-January-1957
Place of Birth Kinloch, Missouri, U.S.
Famous for Acting

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