Clea Lewis

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Clea Lewis
Born(1965-07-19) July 19, 1965 (age 49)
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Spouse(s)Peter Ackerman
ChildrenStanley (b. 2002)
Alvin (b. 2005)
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Clea Lewis
Born(1965-07-19) July 19, 1965 (age 49)
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Spouse(s)Peter Ackerman
ChildrenStanley (b. 2002)
Alvin (b. 2005)

Clea Lewis (born July 19, 1965) is an American actress, best known for her television role as Ellen's annoying friend Audrey Penney[1] in Ellen DeGeneres' sitcom Ellen.


Lewis was born in Cleveland Heights, Ohio to a writer mother and a former vaudeville performer and lawyer father.[2] Lewis graduated from Brown University in 1987. She and her husband, Peter Ackerman, have two sons, Stanley born in 2002 and Alvin born in 2005.


Lewis has also appeared on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Flying Blind. She also appeared in the first episode of Friends, in which she played Frannie. She has appeared in numerous films, including Scotch & Milk, The Rich Man's Wife, and Diabolique. In 2000 she did the voice of Amy Lawrence in Tom Sawyer. Lewis played Gina, a chatty ad agency worker, in 2007's Perfect Stranger. She also voiced various characters in the Nickelodeon cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants.

She also appeared on the short-lived Andy Barker, P.I. as Jenny Barker, the wife of the title character.

Her somewhat nasal, squeaky voice has meant a great deal of animation voice-over work for Lewis, including in both television (ABC's Saturday morning cartoon, Pepper Ann) and film (Ice Age: The Meltdown). She also recorded the book-on-CD for The Princess Diaries.


1991Doogie Howser, M.D.LylaScott GoldsteinTV Series (1 Episode : "It's a Wonderful Laugh")
1992The Fresh Prince of Bel-AirCindyShelley JensenTV Series (1 Episode : "Hilary Gets a Life")
HeroSylviaStephen Frears
1992-93Flying BlindMeganTV Series (22 Episodes)
1994FriendsFrannyJames BurrowsTV Series (1 Episode : "The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate")
1995Mad About YouSalesgirlMichael LembeckTV Series (1 Episode : "Purseona")
Double RushDanielleMichael Lembeck (2)TV Series (1 Episode : "Love Letters")
1996DiaboliqueLisa CamposJeremiah S. Chechik
The Rich Man's WifeNora GoldenAmy Holden Jones
1994-98EllenAudrey PenneyTV Series (80 Episodes)
1998Scotch and MilkIlsaAdam Goldberg
1998-99Maggie WintersRachel TomlinsonTV Series (16 Episodes)
1999Tracey Takes On...CarolGeorge McGrathTV Series (1 Episode : "Road Rage")
The Angry BeaversWandaRobert F. HughesTV Series (1 Episode : "Tough Love/A Little Dad'll Do You")
1998-2000Pepper AnnNicky LittleTV Series (16 Episodes)
2000Madigan MenWendySuzanne KileyTV Series (1 Episode : "Pilot")
The Office PartyGraceChiara EdmandsShort
2004SuperstoreJoanSam ZalutskyShort
2006Ice Age: The MeltdownFemale Mini Sloth &
Dung Beetle Mom's voices
Carlos Saldanha
2007Perfect StrangerGinaJames Foley
Andy Barker, P.I.Jenny BarkerJason EnslerTV Series (6 Episodes)
2008Law & Order: Special Victims UnitHeaven MoscowitzPeter LetoTV Series (1 Episode : "Trade")
2009MotherhoodLilyKatherine Dieckmann
Confessions of a ShopaholicMiss PtaszinskiP. J. Hogan
Ice Age: Dawn of the DinosaursStart Mom's voiceCarlos Saldanha (2)
Mike Thurmeier
2010The New Adventures of Old ChristineEmilyAndy AckermanTV Series (1 Episode : "Truth or Dare")
2014Life of CrimeTyra TaylorDaniel Schechter


  1. ^ Clea Lewis is Audrey Penney on Ellen
  2. ^ "Clea Lewis Biography (1965-)". 1965-07-19. Retrieved 2010-05-10. 

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