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{{Infobox Real Person
 
{{Infobox Real Person
 
|image = Jenifer Lewis.jpg
 
|image = Jenifer Lewis.jpg
|born = Jenifer Jeanette Lewis<br>[[January 25]], [[1957]] (age {{Age|1957|01|25}})<br>Kinloch, [[Missouri]], [[United States]]
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|born = Jenifer Jeanette Lewis<br>[[January 25]], [[1957]] (age 63)<br>Kinloch, [[Missouri]], [[United States]]
 
|nationality = [[File:Flag of the United States.png|20px]] American
 
|nationality = [[File:Flag of the United States.png|20px]] American
 
|occupation(s) = Actress, voice actress, comedian, singer, activist
 
|occupation(s) = Actress, voice actress, comedian, singer, activist
 
|years active = [[1979]]-present
 
|years active = [[1979]]-present
 
|spouse = Arnold Byrd ([[2012]]-present)
 
|spouse = Arnold Byrd ([[2012]]-present)
|children = Charmaine Lewis (adopted)}}'''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''.
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|children = Charmaine Lewis (adopted)}}'''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 reccuring role as Aunt Helen on the sitcom ''The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air''.
   
Lewis has made several contributions to [[The Walt Disney Company|Disney]]. She voiced [[Flo]] in the [[2006]] [[Walt Disney Pictures|Disney]]/[[Pixar]] film, ''[[Cars]],'' and its sequels, ''[[Cars 2]]'' and ''[[Cars 3]]''. She also voiced [[Sista Spice|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, ''[[Wikipedia:Black-ish|Black-ish]]''. She also 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, ''[[Wikipedia:What's Love Got to Do with It (film)|What's Love Got to Do with It]]'', Mrs. Coleman in the [[1994]] Touchstone Pictures film, ''[[Wikipedia:Renaissance Man (film)|Renaissance Man]]'', Mrs. Curtis in the [[1995]] [[Hollywood Pictures]] film, ''[[Dead Presidents]]'', Marguerite Coleman in the [[1996]] Touchstone Pictures film, ''[[Wikipedia:The Preacher's Wife|The Preacher's Wife]]'', Mrs. Addison in the [[1998]] [[Miramax Films|Miramax]] film, ''[[Wikipedia:The Mighty|The Mighty]]'', and [[Vivian]] in the ''[[That's So Raven]]'' episode "[[To See or Not to See]]’’. Jenifer voices [[Professor Granville]] in the ''[[Big Hero 6: The Series|Big Hero 6]]'' TV series.<ref>{{Cite_web|url=https://d23.com/the-voices-you-love-are-back-in-disney-xds-big-hero-6/?share_token=7690b883e2|title=The Voices You Love Are Back in Disney XD’s Big Hero 6|website=D23|date=November 3, 2016}}</ref>
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Lewis has made several contributions to [[The Walt Disney Company|Disney]]. She voiced [[Flo]] in the [[2006]] [[Walt Disney Pictures|Disney]]/[[Pixar]] film, ''[[Cars]]'', and its sequels, ''[[Cars 2]]'' ([[2011]]) and ''[[Cars 3]]'' ([[2017]]). She also voiced [[Sista Spice|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, ''[[Wikipedia:Black-ish|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, ''[[Wikipedia:What's Love Got to Do with It (film)|What's Love Got to Do with It]]'', Mrs. Coleman in the [[1994]] Touchstone Pictures film, ''[[Wikipedia:Renaissance Man (film)|Renaissance Man]]'', Mrs. Curtis in the [[1995]] [[Hollywood Pictures]] film, ''[[Dead Presidents]]'', Marguerite Coleman in the [[1996]] Touchstone Pictures film, ''[[Wikipedia:The Preacher's Wife|The Preacher's Wife]]'', Mrs. Addison in the [[1998]] [[Miramax Films|Miramax]] film, ''[[Wikipedia:The Mighty|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: The Series|Big Hero 6]]'' TV series.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://d23.com/the-voices-you-love-are-back-in-disney-xds-big-hero-6/?share_token=7690b883e2|title=The Voices You Love Are Back in Disney XD’s Big Hero 6|website=D23|date=November 3, 2016}}</ref>
   
 
==Disney Roles==
 
==Disney Roles==
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That's So Raven - Viv.png|'''[[Vivian]]'''<br>(''[[That's So Raven]]'')
 
That's So Raven - Viv.png|'''[[Vivian]]'''<br>(''[[That's So Raven]]'')
 
5858ggi5895.png|'''[[Sista Spice]]'''<br>(''[[The Proud Family]]'')
 
5858ggi5895.png|'''[[Sista Spice]]'''<br>(''[[The Proud Family]]'')
Flo.png|'''[[Flo]]''' <br>(''[[Cars (franchise)|Cars]]'' franchise)
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Flo.png|'''[[Flo]]''' <br>(''[[Cars (franchise)|Cars]] franchise'')
 
Mama Odie and her pet.png|'''[[Mama Odie]]'''<br>(''[[The Princess and the Frog]]'')
 
Mama Odie and her pet.png|'''[[Mama Odie]]'''<br>(''[[The Princess and the Frog]]'')
 
Professor Granville.png|'''[[Professor Granville|Professor Grace Granville]]'''<br>(''[[Big Hero 6: The Series]]'')
 
Professor Granville.png|'''[[Professor Granville|Professor Grace Granville]]'''<br>(''[[Big Hero 6: The Series]]'')
Tornado EoA.jpg|'''[[Tornado]]'''<br>(''[[Elena of Avalor]]'')
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Tornado EoA.jpg|'''[[Tornado]]'''<br>(''[[Elena of Avalor]] franchise'')
 
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==Trivia==
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*She portrays [[Raven-Symoné]]'s grandmother on ''[[That's So Raven]]'', and later portrays her mother in ''Black-ish''.
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==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
<gallery position="center" captionalign="center" spacing="small" widths="150">
 
<gallery position="center" captionalign="center" spacing="small" widths="150">
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Jenifer Lewis 70th Emmys.jpg|Jenifer Lewis attending the 70th annual Emmy awards in September 2018.
 
Jenifer Lewis 70th Emmys.jpg|Jenifer Lewis attending the 70th annual Emmy awards in September 2018.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
 
==Trivia==
 
*She portrays [[Raven-Symoné]]'s grandmother on ''[[That's So Raven]]'', and later portrays her mother in ''Black-ish''.
 
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
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[[Category:Sister Act]]
 
[[Category:Sister Act]]
 
[[Category:Fox]]
 
[[Category:Fox]]
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[[Category:ABC]]
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[[Category:Performance models]]

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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 reccuring 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.[1]

Disney Roles

Trivia

Gallery

References

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