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Dawnn Lewis

Biography

Famous singer who gained recognition on her behalf work in Sister Act: The Musical. She co-wrote the theme melody to the present A Different Globe before learning to be a area of the present. She released a Compact disc called Worth LOOKING FORWARD TO in 2006. She was separated in the NBA participant. Johnny Newman this year 2010. She and Holly Robinson had been both in the tv screen series Hangin with Mr Cooper.

Quick Facts


Full Name Dawnn Lewis
Date Of Birth August 13, 1961
Place Of Birth Brooklyn, NY
Height 1.7 m
Profession Movie Actress
Education Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School
Nationality American
Spouse Johnny Newman
Parents Carl Lewis, Joyce Lewis
Movies Let It Shine, I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, Dreamgirls, The Poof Point, The Wood, Preacher's Kid, Strange Frame: Love & Sax, Race to Freedom: The Story of the Underground Railroad, Futurama: Bender's Big Score, The Cherokee Kid, The Adventures of Brer Rabbit, The Last Sentinel, Bad Day on the Block, Holly Hobbie and Friends: Christmas Wishes, Bunyan and Babe, Megachurch Murder, Franklin and the Green Knight, Hearts on Fire, Black Jaq, Nicolas, Bruno the Kid
TV Shows A Different World, The Savage Dragon, C Bear and Jamal, Bruno the Kid, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, Spider-Man, The Secret Files of the Spy Dogs, Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child, The 10th Kingdom, Black in the 80s
Star Sign Leo

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#Fact
1Friend of Howard Hewett.
2Co-starred with Mark Curry in the sitcom Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992). Co-starred with him again in the made-for-TV movie The Poof Point (2001).
3Composed the theme song for the sitcom A Different World (1987) with Bill Cosby and Stu Gardner and sang it for the show's first season.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Holly Hobbie and Friends: Secret Adventures2007Video shortCarolyn Baker (voice)
Dreamgirls2006Melba Early
Holly Hobbie and Friends: Christmas Wishes2006Video shortCarolyn Baker (voice)
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance2006Video GameStorm (voice)
The Adventures of Brer Rabbit2006VideoMom (voice)
True Crime: New York City2005Video Game voice
X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse2005Video GameStorm (voice, as Dawn Lewis)
NYPD Blue2004TV SeriesJocelyn Barker
Medical Investigation2004TV SeriesDr. Burton
Static Shock2004TV SeriesBrickhouse
Girlfriends2003TV SeriesLinda Dent
Ozzy & Drix2003TV SeriesCilia Tyson
Gladius2003Video GameAdditional Voices (voice, as Dawn Lewis)
Charlotte's Web 2: Wilbur's Great Adventure2003VideoBessie / Female Judge (voice)
Strong Medicine2003TV SeriesDetective Wright
Andy Richter Controls the Universe2002TV SeriesJackie
Endgame: Ethics and Values in America2002TV MovieAlison
Any Day Now2000-2002TV SeriesGail Williams
Nicolas2001
The Legend of Tarzan2001TV SeriesNaoh
The Poof Point2001TV MovieMarigold Ballard
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command2000TV SeriesMary
The 10th Kingdom2000TV Mini-SeriesBlabberwort the Troll
The Wood1999Woman in Cleaners
King of the Hill1997-1999TV SeriesSharona Johnson
Early Edition1999TV SeriesGayle Clark
Nash Bridges1999TV SeriesWinifred Holt
The Jamie Foxx Show1999TV SeriesDr. Kanella
The Secret Files of the SpyDogs1998TV SeriesAdditional Voices
The Incredible Hulk1997TV SeriesAgent Diana
Spider-Man1995-1997TV SeriesDetective Terri Lee Lt. Terri Lee
The Parent 'Hood1997TV SeriesBernadette
Bad Day on the Block1997Sandy Tierra
The Burning Zone1997TV SeriesDr. Janice Rhodes
Die Gang1997TV SeriesStella Tumbrell
Sliders1997TV SeriesDr. Natalie Sylvius
The Steve Harvey Show1997TV SeriesAlise Peyton
Bruno the Kid: The Animated Movie1996VideoDi Archer (voice)
Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm1996TV SeriesSheeva
The Cherokee Kid1996TV MovieStagecoach Mary, Love GAng
Bruno the Kid1996TV SeriesDi Archer (voice)
The Faculty1996TV SeriesMrs. Lowman
Dream On1996TV SeriesRema Hort
C-Bear and Jamal1996TV Series voice
ABC Weekend Specials1995TV SeriesTemba's Sister
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child1995TV SeriesPrincess Songe
Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad1994TV MovieMinnie
A Cool Like That Christmas1993TV MovieJarvis (voice)
Mouse Soup1993Short voice
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper1992-1993TV SeriesRobin Dumars
A Different World1987-1992TV SeriesJaleesa Vinson Taylor Jalessa Vinson Jaleesa Vinson ...
Stompin' at the Savoy1992TV MovieElla Fitzgerald
Kid 'n' Play1990TV SeriesLela (1990) (voice)
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka1988Cheryl
The Legend of Master Legend2017TV Movie announcedTana
Revival!2017post-productionCleo
Tacoma2017Video Game filmingEvelyn Victoria St. James (voice)
Bunyan and Babe2017Maybelle (voice)
The Rich & the Ruthless2016TV Movie
Major Crimes2014-2016TV SeriesPatrice Perry
Kirby Buckets2016TV SeriesMayor
Rick and Morty2015TV SeriesAssimilated Alien #1
Sofia the First2015TV SeriesHelen Hanshaw
Alone Together2015/IShortKatie
Inside Out2015/IAdditional Voices (voice)
Better Call Saul2015TV SeriesJudge
Megachurch Murder2015Lucille Williams
Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories2014TV SeriesAgent
Survivor's Remorse2014TV SeriesVanessa Miller
The Boondocks2005-2014TV SeriesTaeshawndretta Brown / Civil Rights Protester
Castle2014TV SeriesYvonne
A Lesson in Romance2014TV MovieDiane
The Divorce2014TV Movie
Turbo FAST2013TV SeriesQueen Bananica
Toy Story of Terror2013TV ShortDelivery Lady (voice)
Regular Show in Space2013TV SeriesDuck Lady / Woman 1 / Woman 3
The Soul Man2013TV SeriesErika
WHOA! Comedy Short2013ShortKate Sterling
Monsters University2013Additional Voices (voice)
Days of Our Lives2012-2013TV SeriesDr. Knapp
Second Chances2013TV MovieMaria
Whoa!2013Kate Sterling
Dino Time2012Additional Voices (voice, as Dawn Lewis)
Jennifer2012ShortDr. Fox
Futurama1999-2012TV SeriesLaBarbara Conrad / Tank / Juiced-up Butterfly Fighter / ...
Let It Shine2012TV MovieGail DeBarge
Strange Frame: Love & Sax2012Malora (voice)
Breaking In2012TV SeriesJanet Jenkins
CSI: Miami2012TV SeriesStacy McCann
The Cleveland Show2010-2012TV SeriesMrs. Bailey / Brunette Woman / Hostess / ...
The Life & Times of Tim2008-2012TV SeriesThe Boss' Wife
Reed Between the Lines2011TV SeriesTrishelle
Billion Dollar Freshmen2011TV MovieMelanie
Glenn Martin DDS2009-2010TV SeriesNurse
The Secret Life of the American Teenager2010TV SeriesLauren's Mom
Preacher's Kid2010Mya
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 22009Video GameStorm (voice)
Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder2009VideoLaBarbara Conrad / Womens' Prison Warden (voice)
Nick Jr. IDs2009TV Series
One Tree Hill2008-2009TV SeriesDenise Fields
The Rise of the Argonauts2008Video Game voice
Hell on Earth2007TV MovieAmber / Jesse
Futurama: Bender's Big Score2007VideoLaBarbara Conrad (voice)
Handy Manny2007TV SeriesTanya
Spider-Man 32007Video GameAdditional Voices (voice)
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy2002-2007TV SeriesGrim's Granny / Old Lady / Old Monster / ...
The Last Sentinel2007Angel - Tallis' Rifle (voice)

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jennifer2012Short composer: additional music
A Different World1987-1993TV Series composer - 144 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Holly Hobbie and Friends: Christmas Wishes2006Video short performer: "Jingle Bells", "Hark the Herald Angels Sing", "There's No Room At The Inn"
Futurama2000TV Series performer - 1 episode
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper1992TV Series performer - 1 episode

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Black Jaq1998TV Movie story

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Different World1990TV Series 1 episode

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Black Jaq1998TV Movie supervising producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Marcus B Caribbean Comedy Series2012Video the producers wish to thank
Rude1995special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Unsung2016TV Series documentaryHerself
Unsung Hollywood2015TV Series documentaryHerself
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2014TV SeriesHerself
Chasing LA2014TV SeriesHerself
Sinbad: Where U Been?2010TV Special documentaryHerself
Straight from the Horses Mouth2009VideoHerself
TV One's Roast and Toast: John Witherspoon2009TV MovieHerself
Angels Can't Help But Laugh2007DocumentaryHerself
14th Annual Inner City Destiny Awards2006VideoHerself - Presenter
In the Cutz2006TV SeriesHerself
I Was a Network Star2006TV Movie documentary
Black in the 80s2005TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Black Theater Today: 20052005Documentary
4th Annual BET Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
Scene Smoking: Cigarettes, Cinema & the Myth of Cool2001DocumentaryHerself
The 21st Annual American Music Awards1994TV SpecialHerself
The 35th Annual Grammy Awards1993TV SpecialHerself
The 14th Annual American Black Achievement Awards1993TV SpecialHerself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1988-1992TV SeriesHerself
The Chuck Woolery Show1991TV SeriesHerself
The 12th Annual Black Achievement Awards1991TV SpecialHerself
Motown 30: What's Goin' On!1990TV SpecialHerself
The More You Know1989TV SeriesHerself
Lou Rawls Parade of Stars1989TV SeriesHerself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1989TV MovieHerself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHerself
The Pat Sajak Show1989TV SeriesHerself
The 10th Annual Black Achievement Awards1989TV SpecialHerself
Battle of the Network Stars XIX1988TV SpecialHerself - NBC Team
The New Hollywood Squares1987-1988TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
The Magical World of Disney1988TV SpecialHerself
The $10,000 Pyramid1988TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Contestant
The 2nd Annual Soul Train Music Awards1988TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The 14th Annual People's Choice Awards1988TV Special documentaryHerself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Comedy
Super Password1988TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Contestant

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1992BMI TV Music AwardBMI Film & TV AwardsA Different World (1987)· Bill Cosby
· Stu Gardner
· Arthur Lisi
1991BMI TV Music AwardBMI Film & TV AwardsA Different World (1987)· Bill Cosby
· Stu Gardner
· Arthur Lisi
1990BMI TV Music AwardBMI Film & TV AwardsA Different World (1987)· Bill Cosby
· Stu Gardner
· Arthur Lisi

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014BTVA Special/DVD Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in a TV Special/Direct-to-DVD Title or Theatrical ShortToy Story of Terror (2013)· Tom Hanks
· Tim Allen
· Joan Cusack
· Carl Weathers
· Timothy Dalton
· Stephen Tobolowsky
· Wallace Shawn
· Don Rickles
· Kristen Schaal
· Kate McKinnon
· Lori Alan
· Peter Sohn
· Emily Hahn
· Ken Marino


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