Happy Birthday, Jenifer Lewis!
The six-time NAACP Image Award winner and two-time nominated SAG award actress is celebrating her 66th birthday today, Wednesday, Jan. 24, and it's only right that we honor her by reminding her fans why she needs to be honored on her special day!
BET.com has put together a list of five of our top TV shows and films that you should binge today to celebrate Lewis and all of her success!
Lewis plays the witty Ruby Johnson, mother to Anthony Anderson's character (Dre) and mother-in-law to Tracee Ellis Ross' character (Rainbow) in the ABC series. Black-ish ran for seven seasons from 2014 to 2022.
Think Like A Man and Think Like A Man Too
In this hilarious romantic comedy movie film series, Lewis stars as Ms. Loretta the overprotective mother to Terrence J's character (Michael).
Princess and The Frog
Voicing the character, Mama Odie, in the 2009 animated film The Princess and The Frog, Lewis plays the 197-year-old voodoo priestess who resides deep in the swamps of Louisiana.
The Preacher’s Wife
In this classic 1996 film, Lewis plays Margueritte Coleman, the mother of Whitney Houston's character Julia.
Meet The Browns
Playing Vera Brown, the half-sister to Angela Bassett's Brenda, in the 2008 movie Tyler Perry's Meet The Browns, Lewis' comedic approach to this role both in the projects play and film.
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