Jenifer Lewis

Movie Actress

Birthday January 25, 1957

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace Kinloch, MO

Age 67 years old

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Back-up singer who became a voice and screen actress, providing her voice for the Disney animated films Cars and The Princess and the Frog. Her roles in Dreamgirls and Beaches brought her additional fame. She's also appeared in The Black-ish since 2014.

Before Fame

She made her acting debut in the Broadway musical Eubie in 1979.


She provided the voice for Mama Odie in The Princess and the Frog. 

Family Life

She married Arnold Byrd in 2012 and she has a daughter named Charmaine. 

Associated With

In 2006, she starred opposite Meryl Streep in a performance of Shakespeare in the Park.


Jenifer Lewis Highlights
Jenifer Lewis Highlights