Lewis is an actress from America. She is quite famous for the portrayal of the character Audrey Penny who is Ellen’s annoying friend in
Ellen DeGeneres’ sitcom ‘Ellen’. She began her acting in 1991, when she first appeared as a guest in the comedy ‘Doogie Howser, M.D.’ She started her movie career from 1992. She featured in a small role on Comedy Hero. She signed her first regular television role during that same year, for the comic movie Flying Blind.
Lewis portrayed the character Megan who was an eccentric roommate of the female lead Alicia, and she worked until the series was canceled after one season. Lewis’s most popular role is of Audrey Penny in the show Ellen. She played an irritating friend of the bookstore owner Ellen Morgan. She shared a love- hate relationship with Ellen Morgan. Initially she used to irritate her in a nice way. She later became positive. Her catchphrase ‘Hello Ellen’ was very popular in the audiences and ran throughout the series of four years.
She also featured in another regular television show called ‘P.I’; it’s a short- lived comedy of Andy Barker. She portrayed the role of a wife of the titled character, Andy. The show aired only for 6 episodes before being cancelled. Her movie career was also fine, she appeared in many movies like Perfect Stranger, The Office Party , Scotch And Milk and The Rich Man’s Wife. Acting is not the only talent she carries, she is a good voice-over artist as well. She is known for her voice-over work with her nasal quirky voice.
She has voice-overed for many animation flicks. She voiced Nicky Little for the Disney show called Pepper Ann. She was the best friend of the main character. She also voiced some minor characters in the movie ‘Ice Age: The Meltdown’. She has worked as a stage artist as well, working in the 2005 play Absurd Person in Broadway and others. She graduated in 1987 from Brown University. She recorded an audio book for Princess Dairies.
Her husband’s name is Peter Ackerman, whom she married in 2000. They are blessed with a son named Stanley Keats Ackerman, who was born in February 2002. She is a multi-talented and responsible lady, who is dealing with her professional and personal life well.