Jenifer Lewis

Highest Rated:
96% What's Love Got To Do With It? (1993)
Lowest Rated:
5% The Cookout (2004)
Birthday:
Jan 25
Birthplace:
Kinloch, Missouri, USA
Bio:
Best known for playing unapologetically mature, assertive, and intelligent adult women, African-American supporting actress Jenifer Lewis originally launched her career as a vocalist, singing in a church choir in Kinloch, MO. Lewis' passion (and gift) for singing carried her to the Great White Way,…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
25% Think Like a Man Too
  • Loretta
$65.2M 2014
The Magic City
  • Actor
-- 2013
14% Baggage Claim
  • Catherine
$21.6M 2013
17% Zambezia
  • Actor
-- 2013
53% Think Like a Man
  • Loretta
$91.5M 2012
Adventures In Zambezia
  • Actor
-- 2012
Of Two Minds
  • Jenifer Lewis
-- 2012
The Heart Specialist
  • Nurse Jackson
$1.1M 2011
39% Cars 2
  • Flo
$191.5M 2011
46% Hereafter
  • Candace
$32.7M 2010
84% The Princess and the Frog
  • Mama Odie
$104.4M 2009
33% Not Easily Broken
  • Mary 'Mama' Clark
$10.6M 2009
32% Meet The Browns
  • Vera
$41.9M 2008
Redrum
  • Actor
  • Director
-- 2007
6% Who's Your Caddy?
  • Mrs. Hawkins
$5.5M 2007
25% Madea's Family Reunion
  • Jenay
$63.2M 2006
50% Dirty Laundry
  • Aunt Lettuce
-- 2006
74% Cars
  • Flo
$244.1M 2006
Nora's Hair Salon
  • Nora
-- 2004
36% Shark Tale
  • Motown Turtle
$160.8M 2004
5% The Cookout
  • Lady Em
$11.5M 2004
Partners
  • Actor
-- 2004
10% Juwanna Mann
  • Aunt Ruby
$13.4M 2002
63% The Brothers
  • Louise Smith
$26.6M 2001
Dancing in September
  • Judge Warner
-- 2000
Little Richard
  • Muh Penniman
-- 2000
90% Cast Away
  • Actor
$233.2M 2000
Jackie's Back
  • Jackie Washington
-- 1999
Partners
  • Actor
-- 1999
71% Get Bruce
  • Actor
-- 1999
The Temptations
  • Actor
-- 1998
75% The Mighty
  • Mrs. Addison
-- 1998
60% The Preacher's Wife
  • Margueritte Coleman
-- 1996
33% Girl 6
  • Boss #1 (Lil)
-- 1996
27% Panther
  • Rita
-- 1995
45% Dead Presidents
  • Mrs. Curtis
-- 1995
35% Corrina, Corrina
  • Jevina
-- 1994
17% Renaissance Man (Army Intelligence) (By the Book)
  • Mrs. Coleman
-- 1994
Deconstructing Sarah
  • Betty
-- 1994
35% Undercover Blues
  • Cab Driver
-- 1993
96% What's Love Got To Do With It?
  • Zelma Bullock
-- 1993
7% Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
  • Backup Singer #1
-- 1993
29% The Meteor Man
  • Mrs. Williams
-- 1993
31% Poetic Justice
  • Annie
-- 1993
71% Sister Act
  • Michelle
-- 1992
Frozen Assets
  • Jomisha
-- 1992
Daddy, (Danielle Steel's 'Daddy')
  • Actor
-- 1991
My Father, My Son
  • Actor
-- 1988
Star Tours
  • Actor
-- 1987


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
24% The Playboy Club
2011
  • Pearl
2011
Meet the Browns
2009
  • Vera
2009 - 2010
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
1990-1996
  • Aunt Helen
  • Aunt Helen
1992 - 1996

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Quotes from Jenifer Lewis's Characters

    1. Jackie Washington: My Afro was bigger than Angela Davis'.
    From Jackie's Back. Submitted by Frances H (12 months ago)
    1. Jackie Washington: Your love for me makes me love me more.
    From Jackie's Back. Submitted by Frances H (12 months ago)
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