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Jenifer Lewis          

Actress Known for her Roles in "Think Like a Man", "The Princess Frog", & "Black-ish"

Jenifer Lewis debuted on Broadway in a small role in "Eubie," the musical based on the work of Eubie Blake. She next landed the role of Effie White in the workshop of the Michael Bennett-directed musical "Dreamgirls," but when the show moved to Broadway, Bennett chose Jennifer Holliday for the role.

Lewis accepted a position as a Harlette, a back-up singer for Bette Midler which led to Lewis' first TV appearances on Midler's HBO specials. In 1992, she was cast as one of the back-up singers to Whoopi Goldberg in "Sister Act." She then had a recurring role as Will Smith's Aunt Helen on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," as well as stints on a few episodes of "In Living Color." In 1993, she played the mother of Tupac Shakur's character in "Poetic Justice."

In 2006, she had a featured role as the wedding planner in Tyler Perry's "Madea's Family Reunion" and also appeared in "Meet the Browns." Lewis' most recent singing role came with her role in the movie musical "The Princess and the Frog."


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