Season 3 Episode 3 of Young Rock premieres on NBC on Friday, November 18 at 8:30 PM EST. The episode, titled On the Ropes, stars veteran actress Dawnn Lewis as Prime Minister Angela Honig. His official character description is as follows:
“Strong leader and tough negotiator, but her lifelong passion for professional wrestling may be the key to finding common ground on a hot diplomatic issue.”
Honig is the newly elected mayor of Gjelghiughm, a coffee-rich town, and her timeline begins in 2033. She will also appear in the show’s fourth episode, Night of the Chi-Chis.
The life, career and public appearances of Dawnn Lewis
Dawnn Lewis was previously seen in A Different World, another NBC comedy. Bill Cosby produced the comedy, which aired for six seasons from September 24, 1987 to July 9, 1993. From season 1 through season 5, Lewis’s character, Jaleesa Vinson-Taylor, was a regular. Lewis co-wrote the theme song for the successful program with Bill Cosby and Stu Gardner, in addition to starring in it. Vinson, the owner of Vinson-Taylor-Made Temps Corporate, turned out to be an alumni of Hillman College.
Dawnn Lewis is best known for her roles in Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper (ABC sitcom), I’m Gonna Git You Sucka (1988 film), Veronica Mars (2019), Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper (1992-93), and Better Call Saul (2015), among others.
As a voice actor, Lewis
The Brooklyn native has also provided voice work for Bunyan and Babe (2017), Strange Frame: Love & Sax (2015), Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm (1996), Futurama (1999-2012), Heavy Gear: The Animated Series (2001-2002), Carmen Sandiego (2017) and Carmen Sandiego (2017). (2019-21).
Lewis has also done voice work for video games such as X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse (2005), Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (2006), Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 (2009), Tacoma (2017), and Fallout 76 (2018). ). Dawnn Lewis now voices Captain Carol Freeman from Star Trek: Lower Decks, which has received critical acclaim. Mike McMahan’s adult animated series is currently available on Paramount+ with its fourth season expected to release next year.
Lewis of Young Rock
Dawnn Lewis announced her collaboration with Young Rock on social media in September. She captioned a photo of herself and Johnson:
“Can I just say what a pleasure it was to work with @therock! We actually laughed, sobbed (well, I cried and he brought me tissues), exchanged memories from the past, and discussed everything under the sun.
Dawnn Lewis described The Mummy Returns star Tom Cruise as a “kind, caring, mighty busy man”, adding that their “scenes together seemed like we’d known each other forever”. She mentioned:
“He is truly blessed with talent, wealth, support, opportunity, love, joy, wisdom, wise counsel, family, friends and admirers from all over the world…” And he is aware of and thankful for EVERYTHING!!
Dawnn Lewis’ Charity Work
Dawnn Lewis is known for her charity work in addition to her role as a movie star. She is the founder and CEO of the A New Day Foundation, whose mission statement is:
“By contributing, you can create a new day of possibilities.”
According to the foundation’s website, its purpose is as follows:
“To provide financial and programmatic assistance for the empowerment and education of underprivileged adolescents; pro bono capacity building services to small non-profit organizations; and general support services in disadvantaged areas.”