Juliette Lewis Biography
Her TV career started with the 1987 mini-series Home Fires and I Married Dora as well as appearing in the 1988 hit series The Wonder Years. In 1989, however, Lewis was able to star alongside Chevy Chase in National Lampoons Christmas Vacation.
Lewis has been in almost more than forty films as well as notable advertisements such as the GAP commercial where she danced to Daft Punk's song "Digital Love". She had critically acclaimed reviews for her roles in Husbands and Wives, Kalifornia; Romeo is Bleeding, and What's Eating Gilbert Grape. In 1992, she received an Academy Award nomination for her supporting role in the movie Cape Fear. She was also nominated for an Emmy Award for the My Louisiana Sky in 2001.
Recognized as one of the most versatile actors in her generation, Lewis has worked with some of the most respected directors in Hollywood, including Woody Allen, Oliver Stone, Garry Marshall, Martin Scorsese and Lasse Hallstrom. Other movie credits include Jennifer Lopezs 2002 film Enough, DreamWorks 2003 comedy flick Old school and the 2004 Blueberry alongside Michael Madsen and Vincent Cassel.
Apart from being an actress, Lewis is also a musician. She plays lead vocals for rock group Juliette and the Licks. She has as well worked with The Prodigy and has appeared in their 2004 album Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned. She was on the list of Blender Magazine's hottest women or rock music for the year 2006. According to the magazine, "She delivered sonically varnished melodic punk replete with purring vocals and lyrics that bash porn, pharmaceutical companies and rotten lovers".
Lewis was married to skateboarder Steve Berra in 1999, but they divorced in 2005. She once dated Brad Pitt as well as Michael Dewitt, nanny of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love. She, like her father, actor Geoffrey Lewis, is an active member of the Church of Scientology. She is also the sister-in-law of My Name Is Earl star, Ethan Suplee.