She attended Webster University in Webster Groves, Missouri.
She suffers from bipolar disorder.
Has an adopted daughter named Charmaine.
She is the youngest of seven children.
She sang in her church choir at the age of five.
Her professions include being an actor and a singer.
Has Played In Movies:
Cars (2006) - Flo
Madea's Family Reunion (2006) -
Nora's Hair Salon (2004) - Nora
Juwanna Mann (2002) - Aunt Ruby
The Brothers (2001) - Louise Smith
The Ponder Heart (2001) - Narcissa Wingfield
Cast Away (2000) - Becca Twig
Dancing in September (2000) - Judge Warner
Little Richard (2000) - Muh Penniman
The Partners (2000) - Detective
Blast from the Past (1999) - Dr. Nina Aron
Jackie's Back! (1999) - Ms. Jackie Washington
Mystery Men (1999) - Lucille, The Shoveler's Wife
Rituals (1999) -
Temptations (TV-Movie) (1998) - Mama Rose
The Mighty (1998) - Mrs. Addison
The Temptations (1998) - Mama Rose
The Preacher's Wife (1996) - Margueritte Coleman
Dead Presidents (1995) - Mrs. Curtis
Deadline for Murder: From the Files of Edna Buchanan (1995) - Denice Cooper
Girl 6 (1995) - Boss #1, Lil
Panther (1995) - Rita
Corrina, Corrina (1994) - Jevina
Renaissance Man (1994) - Mrs. Coleman
Deconstructing Sarah (1994) - Betty
The Meteor Man (1993) - Mrs. Williams
Poetic Justice (1993) - Annie
What's Love Got to Do With It (1993) - Zelma Bullock
Undercover Blues (1993) - Cab Driver
Sister Act (1992) - Michelle
Frozen Assets (1992) - Jomisha
Beaches (1988) - Diva
Shake, Rattle and Rock! (1956) - Amanda
Outkast Vides (Roses)
Lewis was supposed to play Helen in "Drake & Josh" But turned it down.
Lewis plays Michelle in the movie "Sister Act."
Lewis voices Flo in the most recent Disney Pixar movie "Cars".