List of Jenifer Lewis Movies

Team Anfotimes 09 Jan 2024 09:12 pm
Here is a list of all movies by American actor Jenifer Lewis.

Jenifer Jeanette Lewis, born on January 25, 1957, is a highly regarded American actress known for her versatile performances in film, television, and on Broadway. Her career, marked by an impressive array of roles, began with appearances in Broadway musicals and as a backup singer for Bette Midler. Lewis's talent soon transitioned to the big screen with notable roles in films such as "Beaches" (1988) and "Sister Act" (1992).

Jenifer Lewis is particularly recognized for her portrayal of maternal figures in various films, earning her the affectionate title of "The Mother of Black Hollywood," a moniker also used as the title of her memoir. Her iconic roles as a mother include performances in films like "What's Love Got to Do With It" (1993), "Poetic Justice" (1993), "The Preacher's Wife" (1996), "The Brothers" (2001), "The Cookout" (2004), "Think Like a Man" (2012), "Think Like a Man Too" (2014), "Baggage Claim" (2013), and "The Wedding Ringer" (2015). Additionally, she lent her distinctive voice to characters in Disney's "The Princess and the Frog" (2009) and Pixar's "Cars" series as Mama Odie and Flo, respectively.

Jenifer Lewis's television career has been equally impressive. She starred as Lana Hawkins in the Lifetime medical drama "Strong Medicine" from 2000 to 2006. Lewis also had recurring roles on well-known sitcoms such as "A Different World," "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," and "Girlfriends." In 2014, she began starring as Ruby Johnson in the ABC comedy series "Black-ish," a role that earned her two Critics' Choice Television Award nominations.

Beyond her acting career, Jenifer Lewis has made a significant impact on the entertainment industry, becoming a beloved and respected figure for her talent, charisma, and the depth she brings to her characters. Her legacy extends across various mediums, solidifying her place as a celebrated actress and a trailblazer in Hollywood.



Jenifer Lewis All Movies List

Year Title Role
1988 Red Heat Judge Jenifer Lewis
Beaches Diva
1992 Sister Act Michelle
Frozen Assets Jomisha
1993 What's Love Got to Do With It Zelma Bullock
Poetic Justice Anne
The Meteor Man Mrs. Williams
Undercover Blues Cab Driver
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit Michelle
1994 Renaissance Man Mrs. Coleman
Corrina, Corrina Jevina Washington
1995 Panther Rita
Dead Presidents Mrs. Curtis
1996 Girl 6 Boss #1 — Lil
The Preacher's Wife Marguerite Coleman
1998 The Mighty Mrs. Addison
1999 Blast From the Past Dr. Aron
Mystery Men Lucille
Get Bruce Herself
2000 Dancing in September Judge Warner
Cast Away Becca Twig
2001 The Brothers Louise Smith
2002 Juwanna Mann Aunt Ruby
Antwone Fisher Aunt Mary Williams
2004 Nora's Hair Salon Nora Harper
The Cookout Emma "Lady Em" Andersen
Shark Tale Motown Turtle (voice)
2006 Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion Milay Jenay Lori
Cars Flo (voice)
Dirty Laundry Aunt Lettuce
The Heart Specialist Nurse Jackson
2007 Who's Your Caddy? Mrs. Hawkins
Redrum Therapist
2008 Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns Vera Brown
2009 Not Easily Broken Mary "Mama" Clark
The Princess and the Frog Mama Odie (voice)
2010 Hereafter Candace
2011 Cars 2 Flo (voice)
2012 Think Like a Man Loretta Hanover
Zambezia Gogo (voice)
2013 Playin' for Love Alize Gates
Baggage Claim Catherine Moore
2014 Secrets of the Magic City Aunt Valerie
Think Like a Man Too Loretta Hanover
2015 The Wedding Ringer Doris Jenkins
2017 Cars 3 Flo (voice)
2019 The Addams Family Great Auntie Sloom (voice)
2020 Christmas on the Square Margeline
2024 Spellbound Minister Nazara Prone (voice)


Year Title Role
1990–91 Murphy Brown Sales Person
1990–93 A Different World Susan Clayton / Dean Dorothy Dandridge Davenport
1991 Stat Felicia Brown
Sunday in Paris Taylor Chase
1991–96 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Aunt Helen Smith
1992 Dream On Carolyn
1993 In Living Color Various characters
Roc Charlaine
Moon Over Miami Aurora Tyler
1993–95 Hangin' With Mr. Cooper Georgia Rodman
1994 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Mystique
Friends Paula
Deconstructing Sarah Betty
Shake, Rattle and Rock! Amanda
Last Days of Russell Aunt Yvette
1995 New York Undercover Medina
Living Single Delia Deveaux
Courthouse Judge Rosetta Reide
1996 Cosby Bernice
1997 Touched by an Angel Queenie
Promised Land
1997–99 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Black Widow Spider (voice) / Hazel (voice)
1998 The Parent 'Hood Linda
The Temptations Mama Rose Franklin
An Unexpected Life Camille
1998–2000 For Your Love Sylvia Ellis / Mel and Reggie's Mother
1999 The Jamie Foxx Show Josie
Moesha Mrs. Biggs
Grown Ups Melissa's mother
Time of Your Life Joss's mother
Jackie's Back Jackie Washington
1999–2001 The PJs Bebe Ho (voice)
2000 Bette Inez
Little Richard Muh Penniman
Partners Detective Lancy
2000–06 Strong Medicine Receptionist Lana Hawkins
2001 The Ponder Heart Narcissa Wingfield
2002 Family Affair Mrs. Summers
2002–06 Girlfriends Veretta Childs
2003 The Proud Family Aunt Spice (voice)
2004 That's So Raven Vivian Baxter
2007 Day Break Elizabeth Hopper
Shark Ellie Broussard
2007–08 Boston Legal Judge Isabel Fisher
2009–10 Meet the Browns Vera Brown
2011 The Cleveland Show Various (voices)
American Dad! Lessie
State of Georgia Patrice
The Playboy Club Pearl
Five Maggie
2014 The Boondocks Boss Willona / Geraldine (voice)
2014–22 Black-ish Ruby Johnson
2015 The Exes Caren Dupree
Instant Mom Delois
It Had to Be You Reggie
2017–21 Big Hero 6: The Series Professor Granville (voice)
2018 Young Justice Olympia Savage (voice)
RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Herself; Guest Judge
2019 Elena of Avalor Tornado (voice)
2019–22 Tuca & Bertie Aunt Tallulah Toucan (voice)
2020 Amphibia Mama Hasselback (voice)
Twenties Herself
2021 Star Trek: Lower Decks Bartender (voice)
2021; 2022 Rugrats Ms. Marjorie (voice)
2021–present Mickey Mouse Funhouse Wheezelene (voice)
The Ghost and Molly McGee Patty (voice)
2022 Grown-ish Ruby Johnson
Central Park Celeste (voice)
I Love That for You Patricia Cochran
Cars on the Road Flo (voice)
2023 The Upshaws Dr. Pearl Edmunds
History of the World, Part II Grandma / Crimean War nurse
Princess Power Hilda (voice)
2024 Monsters at Work TBA (voice)
TBA Rhona Who Lives by the River Missy (voice)


Disclaimer: These Data (Table or List Data) are compiled from various sources and by our own research. These data can be approximate and Anfotimes does not make any claims about the authenticity of the data.

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