Jenifer Jeanette Lewis is an American stage and film actress, voice actress, comedian, singer, and activist. She is known for her roles in several films, such as Louise Smith in the 2001 comedy The Brothers. She also had a recurring role as Aunt Helen on the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Lewis has made several contributions to Disney. She voiced Flo in the 2006 Disney/Pixar film Cars and its sequels Cars 2 (2011) and Cars 3 (2017). She also voiced Aunt Spice in The Proud Family, and Mama Odie in the 2009 Disney film, The Princess and the Frog. She also plays Ruby Johnson in the ABC TV show, Black-ish. She even played Diva in the 1988 Touchstone Pictures film, Beaches, Michelle in the 1992 Touchstone Pictures film, Sister Act and its 1993 sequel Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, Zelma Bullock in the 1993 Touchstone Pictures film, What's Love Got to Do with It, Mrs. Coleman in the 1994 Touchstone Pictures film, Renaissance Man, Mrs. Curtis in the 1995 Hollywood Pictures film, Dead Presidents, Marguerite Coleman in the 1996 Touchstone Pictures film, The Preacher's Wife, Mrs. Addison in the 1998 Miramax film, The Mighty, and Vivian in the That's So Raven episode "To See or Not to See’’. She currently voices Professor Granville in the Big Hero 6 TV series. She played Mama Hasselback in Amphibia.
- She portrays Raven-Symoné's grandmother on That's So Raven, and later portrays her mother in Black-ish.
- "The Voices You Love Are Back in Disney XD’s Big Hero 6". D23 (November 3, 2016).