Full Name: Angela Lewis
Birthday: July 14, 1988
Birth Place: United States
Height: 5‘ 5" (165 cm)
Net Worth: Estimated around $500 thousand
Relationship Status: Single
Early Life and Background
Angela Lewis spent her childhood in Brooklyn, New York where she first fell in love with acting in grade school productions. She immersed herself in school plays and local theater, developing her raw talent. After high school, Lewis attended NYU‘s Tisch School of the Arts to hone her skills before heading to LA.
Big Breaks in Television
Though she started with minor roles, Lewis got her big break in 2014 playing shapeshifter Mrs. Sorenson on 11 episodes of HBO‘s The Leftovers. Her nuanced performance earned rave reviews and signaled her star potential. She built on this with recurring roles on Preacher and Snowfall showcasing her versatility.
GLOW and Recent Projects
Lewis‘ popularity has skyrocketed playing the feisty stunt woman Cherry Bang on Netflix‘s hit GLOW. As one of the standouts on the show‘s talented ensemble cast, Lewis makes Cherry a fan favorite with the perfect mix of humor and depth. She continues to take on interesting film roles like All Day and a Night while recurring on NBC‘s acclaimed drama This Is Us.
Why She‘s One to Watch
As someone who‘s followed Lewis‘ career for years, I‘m continually impressed by:
- Her incredible range and ability to transform into any character
- Her smart role choices in compelling, complex projects
- Her authentic, lived-in performances that leap off the screen
- Her focus on the work rather than on fame or glamour
- Her dedication to honing her craft with acting lessons and theater
Lewis‘ rare talent and work ethic set her apart as one of the most exciting rising talents in the industry. I can‘t wait to see the inevitable awards and accolades she‘ll earn as her star continues to soar!
Fun Facts About Angela Lewis
- She still has nightmares about forgetting her lines in a 4th grade play!
- She loves singing karaoke especially belting out 90s pop and hip hop.
- Lewis competed in beauty pageants as a teen but ultimately found acting to be her real passion.
- She‘s trained in Muay Thai boxing and hip hop dance.
- Her dream co-star is Daniel Day Lewis because of the intensity he‘d bring to scenes.
The Future Looks Bright
With her formidable talent and ability to disappear into any role, Angela Lewis‘ future in Hollywood is blindingly bright. Every performance shows her star power and dedication to the craft of acting. I can‘t wait to enjoy many more of her compelling performances and watch as this brilliant actress rises to the A-List!