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Jenny Lewis is a Actor, Casting and Sound American born on 8 january 1976 at Las Vegas (USA)

Jenny Lewis

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Birth name Jennifer Diane Lewis
Nationality USA
Birth 8 january 1976 (44 years) at Las Vegas (USA)

Jennifer Diane "Jenny" Lewis (born January 8, 1976) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actress. She was the primary vocalist of the indie rock band Rilo Kiley, and has released three solo albums. She performed as part of the duo Jenny & Johnny with then-boyfriend Johnathan Rice.


Lewis was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her mother, Linda, was a professional singer, and her father, Eddie Gordon, was a member of the Harmonica Gang. Lewis is Jewish.

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Filmography of Jenny Lewis (21 films)

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A Very Murray Christmas, 56minutes
Directed by Sofia Coppola
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Christmas films, Musical films
Actors George Clooney, Bill Murray, Paul Shaffer, Amy Poehler, Julie White, Michael Cera
Roles The Waitress
Rating54% 2.7494852.7494852.7494852.7494852.749485
L'acteur Bill Murray est très inquiet. En raison d’une tempête de neige qui s'abat sur New York, aucun invité ne peut venir pour son émission de télévision. Heureusement, des célébrités arrivent au Carlyle Hotel pour l’aider à célébrer l’esprit de Noël.
Bolt (2008)
, 1h35
Directed by Byron Howard, Chris Williams
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about cats, Films about dogs, Musical films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors John Travolta, Mark Walton, Susie Essman, Miley Cyrus, Malcolm McDowell, Nick Swardson
Roles Assistant Director
Rating67% 3.3954453.3954453.3954453.3954453.395445
A dog named Bolt (John Travolta) and a girl named Penny (Miley Cyrus) star on a hit television series called Bolt in which the titular character has various superpowers and must constantly thwart the evil plans of the nefarious Doctor Calico (Malcolm McDowell). To gain a more realistic performance, the TV show's producers have deceived Bolt his entire life, arranging the filming in such a way that Bolt believes the television show is real and he really has superpowers, including a powerful sonic scream-like "superbark". Mistakenly believing Penny has been kidnapped by the villain, Bolt escapes from his on-set trailer in Hollywood but falls into a box of foam peanuts and unknown to the film company is accidentally shipped to New York City. In New York, Bolt starts to notice that his "superpowers" aren't working, and rationalizes this is the effect that styrofoam has on his body. He then meets Mittens (Susie Essman), a female alley cat who bullies pigeons out of their food. Bolt forces Mittens to help him get back to Hollywood, and after Bolt knocks Mittens unconscious the two start their journey westward on a truck. In Hollywood, Penny is deeply saddened over Bolt's disappearance but is convinced by the studio to continue filming with a Bolt lookalike.
Pleasantville, 2h
Directed by Gary Ross
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Films about films, Films about television, Political films, Dystopian films
Actors Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, William H. Macy, J. T. Walsh, Reese Witherspoon
Roles Christin
Rating74% 3.7485153.7485153.7485153.7485153.748515
David (Tobey Maguire) and his twin sister Jennifer (Reese Witherspoon) lead different high-school social lives. Jennifer is shallow and extroverted; David is introverted and spends most of his time watching television. One evening while their mother (Jane Kaczmarek) is away, they fight over the TV. Jennifer wants to watch a concert on MTV, but David wants to watch a marathon of Pleasantville, a black and white 1950s sitcom about the idyllic Parker family. During the fight, the remote control breaks, and the TV cannot be turned on manually.
Little Boy Blue
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Ryan Phillippe, Nastassja Kinski, Tyrin Turner, John Savage, Shirley Knight, Brent Jennings
Roles Traci / Jimmy's girlfriend
Rating62% 3.1496653.1496653.1496653.1496653.149665
Living in the backwoods of Texas is the dysfunctional and apparently incestuous West family: a psychotic war veteran father, Ray (John Savage), a compliant wife, Kate (Nastassja Kinski), and a 19-year-old son, Jimmy (Ryan Phillippe); who is relegated to a warehouse outside the family home. Ray and Kate seem to be a normal couple running their bar, raising their two sons (around 3 and 5 year-old), but as they return home from work Ray turns violent and abusive. At his insistence Kate and Jimmy have a supposedly incestuous relationship. Ray goes even so far as to call Jimmy "Little boy blue" and to shout that 'he knows' Jimmy likes it.
Talk to Me
Talk to Me (1996)
, 2h
Directed by Graeme Campbell
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Yasmine Bleeth, Veronica Hamel, Peter Scolari, Jenny Lewis, Ricky Paull Goldin, R. D. Reid
Roles Kelly Reilly
Rating48% 2.4187652.4187652.4187652.4187652.418765
The movie involves Diane Shepherd (Yasmine Bleeth) who is an idealistic talk-show
Sweet Temptation, 1h36
Directed by Ron Lagomarsino
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Beverly D'Angelo, Jenny Lewis, Meadow Sisto, Rob Estes, Ted Shackelford, Judyann Elder
Roles Jade Larson
Rating67% 3.3861353.3861353.3861353.3861353.386135
Divorcée Jesse Larson lives in Los Angeles, California with her sixteen-year-old daughter Jade. She owns and operates an Italian catering company entitled Boccone Dolce (Sweet Mouthful). Jade makes the daily runs to local cafés in the area, one of which belongs to her mother's live-in boyfriend Billy Stone. Later that evening, Jade and Billy roughhouse with each other in Jesse's bed. Jesse enters the room and dismisses Jade back to her own room, disapproving of Jade's inappropriate sleepwear. Jesse is further peeved when she finds out Billy was naked the entire time Jade sat next to him in bed. Billy proposes marriage to Jesse though she declines favoring her sense of freedom and waiting for the situation to be right for Jade.
Sweet Temptation, 1h25
Directed by Ron Lagomarsino
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Beverly D'Angelo, Rob Estes, Jenny Lewis, Ted Shackelford, Judyann Elder, Brian Donovan
Roles Jade Larson
Rating67% 3.3861353.3861353.3861353.3861353.386135
Un homme est séduit par la fille de sa compagne...
Foxfire (1996)
, 1h42
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Films about education, Feminist films, Films about sexuality, Political films, Buddy films, LGBT-related film
Actors Hedy Burress, Angelina Jolie, Jenny Lewis, Jenny Shimizu, Peter Facinelli, Dash Mihok
Roles Rita Faldes
Rating62% 3.100883.100883.100883.100883.10088
Foxfire is narrated by Maddie Wirtz, a high school senior living a rather normal life in the suburbs of Portland, Oregon. Maddie is in control of her life, with a boyfriend, as well as plans to go to art school. One day in science class, the students are watching the teacher Mr. Buttinger try to make Rita Faldes dissect a frog. A mysterious and beautiful leather jacket-clad "new student" stands up to Mr. Buttinger and releases Rita's frog. When Mr. Buttinger sentences them both to detention, the drifter reveals that she's not a new student after all and escapes through the same window as the frog.
Runaway Daughters, 1h23
Directed by Joe Dante
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Julie Bowen, Jenny Lewis, Paul Rudd, Chris Young, Dick Miller, Wendy Schaal
Roles Laura Cahn
Rating57% 2.8627352.8627352.8627352.8627352.862735
The title characters are Angie Gordon (Julie Bowen), Mary Nicholson (Holly Fields), and Laura Cahn (Jenny Lewis). Their picaresque adventure begins in 1956 when Mary has a pregnancy scare after letting Bob Randolph (Chris Young) go too far with her. Mr. Russoff (Fabian), named for Lou Rusoff who wrote the screenplay of the original version, is a widower from the wrong side of the tracks, and Bob seeks to cover his tracks by enlisting in the United States Navy. Angie and Laura accompany Mary in a flight from the suburbs as she decides what to do about her pregnancy. Along the way, they meet bully cops, one played by Courtney Gains from Dante's The 'Burbs, and redneck survivalists with rifles. Two of the latter are played by Dante stalwarts John Astin and Rance Howard.
Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even, 1h44
Directed by Joan Micklin Silver
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Hillary Wolf, Griffin Dunne, Patricia Kalember, Ben Savage, Adrienne Shelly, Dan Futterman
Roles Corinne
Rating64% 3.24743.24743.24743.24743.2474
Laura Chartoff is a teenage girl in a large dysfunctional family. After her parent's divorce, her father, David, has now accumulated three more ex-wives, a four year old daughter (with fourth wife Barbara), and is living with Stephanie – who is in advanced pregnancy with his twins. Laura's mother, Melinda, had her own two-day marriage and is now married to her third husband, Keith Power. Keith is a successful businessman and a widower with three kids of his own – resentful adult son Josh, self-obsessed teenaged daughter Corinne (who bonds with her similarly shallow step-mother), and teenaged son Kurt. Added to the mix of siblings and step-siblings is halfbrother and ten year old genius Sam, the result of an unexpected pregnancy for Melinda and Keith.
Daddy (1991)
, 1h40
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about television
Actors Patrick Duffy, Lynda Carter, Kate Mulgrew, Richard McKenzie, John Anderson, Ben Affleck
Roles Melissa Watson
Rating57% 2.853452.853452.853452.853452.85345
Oliver Watson (Patrick Duffy) has never been luckier: he is a successful advertising executive, shares a marriage of eighteen years with Sarah (Kate Mulgrew) and has three loving kids: 17-year-old Ben (Ben Affleck), 15-year-old Melissa (Jenny Lewis), and 9-year-old Sam (Matthew Lawrence). His perfect life suddenly falls apart when his wife Sarah announces that she wants to enter a graduate school 200 miles away from home, as she regrets that she gave up her bohemian protester's life and promising writing career to become the wife of a conservative traditionalist.
The Wizard
The Wizard (1989)
, 1h40
Directed by Todd Holland
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about computing, Jeu, Transport films, Films about video games, Road movies, Children's films
Actors Fred Savage, Luke Edwards, Jenny Lewis, Christian Slater, Beau Bridges, Vince Trankina
Roles Haley
Rating61% 3.050083.050083.050083.050083.05008
Jimmy Woods (Luke Edwards) is a young boy who has suffered from an unnamed, but serious mental disorder ever since his twin sister Jennifer drowned in the Green River two years earlier. He does not interact with anyone, spending most of his time building things out of blocks or boxes, and he always carries his lunch box with him. He is determined to go to "California", at first nearly the only word he can say since the tragedy. The trauma of the drowning and Jimmy's condition have broken up his family; he lives with his mother Christine Bateman and stepfather, while his brothers Corey (Fred Savage) and Nick (Christian Slater) live with their father Sam (Beau Bridges). When Jimmy is put into an institution, Corey breaks him out and runs away with him to California. Christine and her husband hire Putnam (Will Seltzer), a greedy and sleazy runaway-child bounty hunter, to bring back only Jimmy; he competes with Sam and Nick to find the boys, and both groups sabotage each other's efforts, resulting in chaotic confrontations.
Troop Beverly Hills, 1h43
Directed by Jeff Kanew
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure
Actors Shelley Long, Craig T. Nelson, Betty Thomas, Mary Gross, Jenny Lewis, Stephanie Beacham
Roles Hannah Nefler
Rating57% 2.899342.899342.899342.899342.89934
On the last day of school in 1988, Phyllis Nefler (Shelley Long) is a Beverly Hills wife recently separated from her husband, Freddy (Craig T. Nelson), a wealthy owner of an auto shop chain. Freddy feels Phyllis has become a self-absorbed "shopaholic" who never follows through on her commitments, and that she has drifted from the caring, imaginative personality that made him marry her. To prove him wrong, Phyllis decides to become the new den mother of their daughter, Hannah's (Jenny Lewis) unruly, leaderless local girl scout troop of Wilderness Girls. While Phyllis is boutique-hopping along Rodeo Drive, the council is overlooking her application, then approving it as they believe Phyllis has the makings of an excellent den leader. Although Phyllis severely lacks the skills found in most troop leaders, she resolves to teach the girls how to survive in "the wilds of Beverly Hills," even customizing new merit badges for her troop. One campout results in the troop getting hit by a rain squall, which Phyllis and the girls flee to the Beverly Hills Hotel. Despite her unorthodox ways, Phyllis demonstrates an unwavering commitment to the girls' well-being and acts as a surrogate mother/friend to the girls, who are often neglected by their own wealthy and distracted parents. However, during an award ceremony on a yacht, a woman gets knocked overboard and asks for a life saver and Phyllis responds which flavor. Fred remarks he was hoping to see Hannah learn a few outdoors and civil defense skills, such as first aid, and he is unsure about that under Phyllis' mentorship. Her unorthodox methods also run afoul of another scout leader, Velda Plendor (Betty Thomas), a mean-spirited, retired army nurse who runs her troop, the Culver City "Red Feathers" (of which her own daughter, Cleo (Dinah Lacey) is a member), like a military unit. Because Velda has considerable pull at the regional council level, she declares Phyllis' customized merit badges ineligible and sends her assistant troop leader, Annie Herman (Mary Gross), to infiltrate Troop Beverly Hills.
A Friendship in Vienna
Directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Films about religion, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism, Children's films
Actors Jane Alexander, Edward Asnere, Dr. Stephen Macht, Jenny Lewis, Luisa Bradshaw-White, Rosemary Forsyth
Roles Inge Dournenvald
Rating67% 3.3792053.3792053.3792053.3792053.379205
Lise Mueller (Kamie Harper) and Inge Dornenwald (Jenny Lewis) are 13-ish year old best friends in Vienna, Austria of 1938, in the months before and during the Anschluss. Lise is Catholic and Inge is Jewish. Trouble comes since Lise's father is a Nazi sympathizer who travels to and from Germany to join the paramilitary Nazi SA upon the upcoming Anschluss, bringing her mother, who is helpless to do anything about it, and her older brother, Heinz, who is himself a Nazi sympathizer like his father. Lise's father forbids Inge to visit them anymore and Inge's parents do likewise with her. But they both meet in secret, ex. the large cathedral in Vienna.