Before celebrating her 16th birthday, Andrea Lewis had already acted alongside Hollywood heavyweights such as Diahann Carroll and Loretta Devine and worked with Robert Townsend and Dr. Maya Angelou in her directorial debut. After wrapping up on the Disney movie Cadet Kelly alongside Hilary Duff, Lewis soon spent six seasons on the hit show “Degrassi: The Next Generation” and became known around the world as Hazel, as millions of North Americans tuned in each week to watch Lewis in the Award-winning drama.
After “Degrassi,” she went on to other leading roles on Showtime, Nickelodeon and BET. Then taking her career to another level, Lewis started Jungle Wild Productions, where she wrote, starred in and produced the award winning web series’ “Black Actress.” Through her production company, Lewis has gone on to create multiple web series, short films and digital content. You can watch her latest project “The Black Beauty Effect” documentary series on Comcast Xfinity.