Back-up singer who became a voice and screen actress and played a role in the Disney animated film, The Princess and the Frog. Her roles in Dreamgirls and Beaches brought her additional fame.She provided the voice for Mama Odie in The Princess and the Frog.In 2006, she starred opposite Meryl Streep in a performance of Shakespeare in the Park.BEFORE FAME
She made her acting debut in the Broadway musical, Eubie, in 1979.PERSONAL LIFE
Her adopted daughter is named Charmaine.The meaning of the name Lewis: Famed Warrior FUN FACTS
Movie actress Jenifer Lewis were born on Friday, birthstone is Garnet, the seaon was Winter in the Chinese year of Rooster, it is 12 days until Jenifer Lewis next birthday.