Emmanuel Lewis is best known for his role in Webster series, but what else do you know about this talented actor? What happened to him after his incredible success as a child? Are the rumours about his death true? Spend several minutes reading this post, and you will find all the answers.
Many grew up watching Emmanuel n TV. Webster is the best example of his films, of course, but it is not the last film in Emmanuels' heritage. The man's height is only 130 centimetres, but this fact is an excellent addition to his colossal talent.
Emmanuel Lewis bio
Emmanuel Lewis was born on March 9, 1971, in Brooklyn, New York. He is the youngest son in the family of Margaret Lewis, who worked in the computer science sphere. Emmanuel also has four brothers and sisters. There is no information about his father, so his personality remains unknown to us.
Before the boy started to dream about an acting career, he attended and successfully graduated from Midwood High School in 1989, and then from Clark Atlanta University in 1997.
The young boy had all the necessary skills and facial attractiveness to become an advertising star. Margaret Lewis sent information about her son to Shuller Talent Agency. The contract was signed immediately after the agents saw the boy's cute face.
There were many ads where the young Lewis advertised cars, glue, audio equipment, fruit juice, soup, pudding, coffee, pizza and even Burger King. The total number of his ads is almost 60.
His real acting career began during the New York Shakespeare Festival. The boy was playing an episodic role in the A Midsummer Night's Dream. It was his first but confident step into the movie industry. After that, he received a lot of proposals to be a guest on numerous TV shows such as The Phil Donahue Show and The Tonight Show, of course.
This was not enough for Emmanuel, as the boy wanted to have not just episodic roles but also play the leading one. The young actor got such an opportunity; namely, he got the leading role in the television series Webster. For filming in the series, Emmanuel was nominated four times for the Best Young Actor award.
The list of Lewis` heritage consists of the following works:
- TV series Webster (1983–1989)
- Episodic role in The Love Boat (1984)
- A Christmas Dream (1984)
- Lost in London (1985)
- Emmanuel Lewis: My Very Own Show (1987)
- The New Adventures of Mother Goose (1995)
- Episodic role in Family Matters (1997)
- Moesha (1998)
- Malcolm & Eddie (1999)
- The Weakest Link (TV Child Stars Edition) (2001)
- The Surreal Life (2003)
- Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)
- My Super Sweet Sixteen (2005)
- One on One (2005),
- Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
- The Surreal Life: Fame Games (2007)
- The Lil Flex Show (2008)
Lewis is also the founder of a music label. It is called Emmanuel Lewis Entertainment.
Emmanuel Lewis wife
The actor keeps his personal life in secret, so there is no information about his girlfriend or wife and children as well.
Emmanuel Lewis death
Emmanuel Lewis age is only 47, but there have been already some rumours about his death. We can say with confidence that all of them are fake. Fake news about celebrities' death appears from time to time, so before blindly believing them, it is always better to check the information several times in different sources. The actor is alive and kicking.
Emmanuel Lewis is famous not only in the United States but also worldwide. Webster, which brought him popularity is still broadcasting on TV. So, if you want to watch this exciting series and get into the thick of things again, you have such a chance. We hope that the young generation will appreciate the activity of this great actor and his unique talent and charisma. We wish Emmanuel good luck and success in all his endeavors.