Dawnn Lewis


Dawnn Lewis Trivia


  • Trivia

    • In 2000 she won a NAACP theatre award for best actress for her role in The Marriage.

    • While starring on A Different World, Dawnn appeared in 3 public service announcements for NBC's The More You Know campaign. Her topics were teacher appreciation, teen pregnancy, and substance abuse.

    • She cowrote the theme song to "A Different World".

    • Had an unknown uncredited role in the movie The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag.

  • Quotes

    • Dawnn: My grandmother, Olga Browne, was very instrumental in making me the person I am today. She motivated me. I mean other family members were supportive, but they thought one day I would grow out of this 'phase.' [But grandmother] saw me, right now ... right where I'm sitting.