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Dawnn Lewis


Dawnn Lewis was born August 13, 1961. She is remembered mostly from her role as Jalessa Vinson on A Different World (1987). Dawnn composed the theme song with Bill Cosby and Stu Gardner that was used for the series. She left the show in 1992 to join the cast of Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992) as Robin Dumars. From 1995-1996, she continued a career ... See full bio »
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 2014 Revival! (filming)
Cleo
 2014 Shaker Pointe (post-production)
Lucille Williams
 2014 Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories (TV Series)
Agent
- The Endorsement (2014) ... Agent
 2005-2014 The Boondocks (TV Series)
Civil Rights Protester
- The Garden Party (2005) ... Civil Rights Protester (voice)
 2014 Castle (TV Series)
Yvonne
- That '70s Show (2014) ... Yvonne
 2014 A Lesson in Romance (TV Movie)
Diane
 2014 The Divorce (TV Movie)
 2013 Turbo FAST (TV Series)
Queen Bananica
- African Queen/Mega Snails (2013) ... Queen Bananica (voice)
 2013 Toy Story of Terror (TV Short)
Delivery Lady (voice)
 2013 Regular Show (TV Series)
Duck Lady / Woman 1 / Woman 3
- Steak Me Amadeus (2013) ... Duck Lady / Woman 1 / Woman 3 (voice)
 2013 The Soul Man (TV Series)
Erika
- Bride and Prejudice (2013) ... Erika
 2013 WHOA! Comedy Short (Short)
Kate Sterling
 2013 Monsters University
Additional Voices (voice)
 2012-2013 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Dr. Knapp
- Episode #1.12091 (2013) ... Dr. Knapp (as Dawn Lewis)
- Episode #1.11957 (2012) ... Dr. Knapp
- Episode #1.11955 (2012) ... Dr. Knapp
 2013 Second Chances (TV Movie)
Maria
 2013 Whoa! (TV Movie)
Kate Sterling
 2012 Dino Time
Additional Voices (voice, as Dawn Lewis)
 2012 Jennifer (Short)
Dr. Fox
 1999-2012 Futurama (TV Series)
LaBarbara Conrad / Tank / Juiced-up Butterfly Fighter / ...
- Viva Mars Vegas (2012) ... Singer (voice)
- Near-Death Wish (2012) ... Tank / Juiced-up Butterfly Fighter (voice)
- The Butterjunk Effect (2012) ... Tank / Juiced-up Butterfly Fighter (voice)
- Neutopia (2011) ... LaBarbara Conrad / Amana (voice)
 2012 Let It Shine (TV Movie)
Gail
 2012 Strange Frame: Love & Sax
Malora (voice)
 2012 Breaking In (TV Series)
Janet Jenkins
 2012 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Stacy McCann
- At Risk (2012) ... Stacy McCann
 2010-2012 The Cleveland Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Bailey / Brunette Woman / Hostess / ...
- Brown Magic (2012) ... Brunette Woman / Hostess (voice)
- Sex and the Biddy (2011) ... Mrs. Bailey / Receptionist (voice)
- Murray Christmas (2010) ... Mrs. Bailey (voice)
 2008-2012 The Life & Times of Tim (TV Series)
The Boss' Wife
- A Tale of Two Rodneys/Keith to the Rescue (2012) ... The Boss' Wife (voice)
- Personality Disorder/Stu Is Good at Something (2010) ... The Boss' Wife (voice)
 2011 Reed Between the Lines (TV Series)
Trishelle
- Let's Talk About College Boys (2011) ... Trishelle
 2011 Billion Dollar Freshmen (TV Movie)
Melanie
 2009-2010 Glenn Martin DDS (TV Series)
Nurse
- Volunteers (2010) ... Nurse (voice)
- From Here to Fraternity (2009) ... Nurse (voice)
 2010 The Secret Life of the American Teenager (TV Series)
Lauren's mom
- Sweet and Sour (2010) ... Lauren's mom
- Lady Liberty (2010) ... Lauren's mom
- The Rhythm of Life (2010) ... Lauren's mom
- Let's Try That Again (2010) ... Lauren's mom
 2009 Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 (Video Game)
Storm (voice)
 2009 Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder (Video)
LaBarbara Conrad / Womens' Prison Warden (voice)
 2008-2009 One Tree Hill (TV Series)
Denise Fields
- Things a Mamma Don't Know (2009) ... Denise Fields
- Bridge Over Troubled Water (2008) ... Denise Fields
- Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly. (2008) ... Denise Fields
 2008 The Rise of the Argonauts (Video Game) (voice)
 2007 Hell on Earth (TV Movie)
Amber / Jesse
 2007 Handy Manny (TV Series)
Tanya
- Musica/Ice Cream Team (2007) ... Tanya (voice)
 2007 Spider-Man 3 (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 2002-2007 The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (TV Series)
Grim's Granny / Old Lady / Old Monster / ...
- Nergal's Pizza/Hey, Water You Doing? (2007) ... Grim's Granny / Old Lady / Old Monster (voice)
 2007 The Last Sentinel
Angel - Tallis' Rifle (voice)
 2006 Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (Video Game)
Storm (voice)
 2006 The Adventures of Brer Rabbit (Video)
Mom (voice)
 2005 True Crime: New York City (Video Game) (voice)
 2005 X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse (Video Game)
Storm (voice, as Dawn Lewis)
 2004 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Jocelyn Barker
- The 3-H Club (2004) ... Jocelyn Barker
 2004 Medical Investigation (TV Series)
Dr. Burton
- Little Girl (2004) ... Dr. Burton
 2004 Static Shock (TV Series)
Brickhouse
- Army of Darkness (2004) ... Brickhouse (voice)
 2003 Girlfriends (TV Series)
Linda Dent
- Viva Las Vegas (2003) ... Linda Dent
- And Baby Makes Four (2003) ... Linda Dent
 2003 Ozzy & Drix (TV Series)
Cilia Tyson
- An Out of Body Experience: Part 2 (2003) ... Cilia Tyson (voice)
- An Out of Body Experience: Part 1 (2003) ... Cilia Tyson (voice)
 2003 Gladius (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice, as Dawn Lewis)
 2003 Charlotte's Web 2: Wilbur's Great Adventure (Video)
Bessie (voice)
 2003 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Detective Wright
- Risk (2003) ... Detective Wright
 2002 Andy Richter Controls the Universe (TV Series)
Jackie
 2002 Endgame: Ethics and Values in America (TV Movie)
Alison
 2000-2002 Any Day Now (TV Series)
Gail Williams
- Call Him Macaroni (2002) ... Gail Williams
- It's Not Just a Word: Part 2 (2001) ... Gail Williams
- It's Not Just a Word: Part 1 (2001) ... Gail Williams
- Tick, Tick, Tick (2001) ... Gail Williams
- 10 Days? Are You Crazy? (2001) ... Gail Williams
 2001 Nicolas
 2001 The Legend of Tarzan (TV Series)
Naoh
- Tarzan and the Eagle's Feather (2001) ... Naoh
 2001 The Poof Point (TV Movie)
Marigold Ballard
 2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (TV Series)
Mary
- Panic on Bathyos (2000) ... Mary (voice)
 1999 The Wood
Woman in Cleaners
 1997-1999 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Sharona Johnson
- Wings of the Dope (1999) ... Sharona Johnson (voice)
- Plastic White Female (1997) ... Sharona Johnson (voice)
 1999 Early Edition (TV Series)
Gayle Clark
- Number One with a Bullet (1999) ... Gayle Clark
 1999 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
Winifred Holt
- Resurrection (1999) ... Winifred Holt
 1999 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
Dr. Kanella
- Scareder Than a Mug (1999) ... Dr. Kanella
 1998 The Secret Files of the SpyDogs (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Hair/Homework (1998) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1997 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Agent Diana
- Mission: Incredible (1997) ... Agent Diana (voice)
 1997 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
Bernadette
- Father Wendell (1997) ... Bernadette
 1997 Bad Day on the Block
Sandy Tierra
 1997 The Burning Zone (TV Series)
Dr. Janice Rhodes
- Elegy for a Dream (1997) ... Dr. Janice Rhodes
 1997 Die Gang (TV Series)
Stella Tumbrell
- Das Duell (1997) ... Stella Tumbrell
 1997 Sliders (TV Series)
Dr. Natalie Sylvius
- The Breeder (1997) ... Dr. Natalie Sylvius
 1997 The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series)
Alise Peyton
- Coming to Chicago (1997) ... Alise Peyton
 1996 Bruno the Kid: The Animated Movie (Video)
Di Archer (voice)
 1996 The Cherokee Kid (TV Movie)
Stagecoach Mary, Love GAng
 1996 Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm (TV Series)
Sheeva
- Acid Tongue (1996) ... Sheeva (voice)
 1996 Bruno the Kid (TV Series)
Di Archer (voice)
 1996 The Faculty (TV Series)
Mrs. Lowman
- Daisy's Secret (1996) ... Mrs. Lowman
 1996 C-Bear and Jamal (TV Series) (voice)
 1995 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Temba's Sister
- Jirimpimbira: An African Folk Tale (1995) ... Temba's Sister (voice)
 1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Princess Songe
- The Valiant Little Tailor (1995) ... Princess Songe (voice)
 1993 A Cool Like That Christmas (TV Movie)
Jarvis (voice)
 1990 Kid 'n' Play (TV Series)
Lela (1990) (voice)
 1988 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
Cheryl
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Other Works:

Stars in the musical "Norman's Ark" at John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, Hollywood, California.

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Alternate Names:

Dawn Lewis

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Co-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). See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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