Leah Lewis. Leah Marie Liang Lewis (born December 9, 1996) is an American actress who began her career as a child actress. She is best known for her roles as Ellie Chu in the 2020 Netflix film The Half of It and as Georgia “George” Fan in The CW series adaptation of Nancy Drew.
Leah Lewis (born December 9, 1997) is a Chinese-born American Actress, Singer, Songwriter, and Social Media Sensation from Shanghai. She is first made her television debut with a TV series called “The New Adventures of Old Christine” in 2006.
She acted for a small part as Tess in the episode called “The Passion of the Christine”. The same year, she also worked in two short films called Lullaby and Circumstance.
The actress appeared as Young Alice in the Margreth Olin directed short movie Lullaby. In fact, Lewis played one of the recurring roles as Vietnamese Girl in Circumstance directed by Lena Khan.
But Leah rose to fame after starring in the 2006 animated/live-action series called “Paloozaville” for a lead part as Leah Liang. The other main casts of Paloozaville are Caleb Babcock as Craft Boy, Carmen de la Paz as Suza Palooza, and John Lithgow as The Mayor.
Career, Movies & TV Show
The young actress made her pictorial debut with a minor role as a banner girl in the 2007 film “Nanking”. Later, in 2012, Leah got a chance to star in the TV film named “Fred 3: Camp Fred” directed by Jonathan Judge.
She acted as Spoon alongside actors like John Cena, Adam Herschman, Lucas Cruikshank, Tom Arnold, Jake Weary, etc. The TV film came out on July 28, 2012. Her appearance as Peyton Hall in “Madison High” was also appreciated by the audience a lot.
Lewis’s fan-following increased after she participated in the singing reality series called “The Voice” in 2013. It was premiered on September 23, 2013, on NBC. However, she as unable to make a place in any coach’s team.
The actress also appeared in two episodes of the TV program “Gamer’s Guide to Pretty Much Everything” as Lika. Later in 2018, she starred in a hit series “Charmed” as Angela Wu in three episodes of the show.
Rose to Stardom & Recent Project
Her career’s breakthrough role came with a mystery drama 2019 series “Nancy Drew”. Leah got an opportunity to perform the main character named Georgia “George” Fan who is Nancy’s boss at the local diner, The Bayside Claw.
The show is based on the series of mystery novels of the same name by Edward Stratemeyer. The “Nancy Drew” show was adapted by Stephanie Savage, Noga Landau, and Josh Schwartz for The CW.
Some of the other main casts of Nancy Drew are Kennedy McMann as Nancy Drew, Maddison Jaizani as Bess Marvin, Alex Saxon as Ace, Tunji Kasim as Ned “Nick” Nickerson, Riley Smith as Ryan Hudson, etc.
On May 01, 2020, Leah Lewis’s new project titled “The Half of It” was released on Netflix platform. It is an American coming-of-age drama movie. Alice Wu (American film director and screenwriter) worked as a writer and director of the film.
She portrayed the lead role of Ellie Chu who is a daughter of Edwin Chu (played by Collin Chou). The other stars of “The Half of It” are Daniel Diemer as Paul Munsky, Alexxis Lemire as Aster Flores, Wolfgang Novogratz as Trig Carson, Becky Ann Baker as Mrs. Geselschap, and much more.
Quick Info & Wiki
|Full Real Name||Leah Marie Liang Lewis.|
|Profession||Actress, Singer, Songwriter, and Social Media Sensation.|
|Famous for||her roles in projects such as “Nancy Drew” and “The Half of It”|
|Social Media Profiles||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leahmlewis/?|
|Birthday (DOB)||December 9, 1997.|
|Age (as of 2020)||23 years old.|
|Place of Birth||Shanghai, China (but raised in Florida, USA)|
|Gay or Lesbian||No.|
|Current Residence||Los Angeles, California, USA.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$1.5 million US dollars (As of 2020).|
|Source of Income||TV shows, films, brand endorsements, advertisements, and much more.|
|Various TV series||1. Nancy Drew.|
2. The New Adventures of Old Christine.
4. Madison High.
5. The Voice.
6. Gamer’s Guide to Pretty Much Everything.
8. Best Friends Whenever.
9. Playing Dead.
10. Light as a Feather.
11. Sing It!
12. Teens React.
13. The Good Doctor.
15. Station 19.
16. My Dead Ex.
2. Fred 3: Camp Fred.
3. The Half of It.
|Past Affair(s)||not known.|
|Parents||Father: Fred Lewis.|
Mother: Lorraine Wenz Lewis.
|Siblings||Sister: Lydia Lewis.|
|School||1. Olympia High School.|
2. Southwest Middle School.
3. Gotha Middle School.
4. The Crenshaw School.
|College||Name not known.|
Physical Stats & More
|Height||Feet & Inches: 5′ 3″.|
Centimeters: 160 cm.
Meters: 1.6 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 51 Kg.|
Pounds: 112 lbs.
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-24-33.|
|Shoe Size (US)||5.|
|Favorite TV Series||Stranger Things, Friends, Grey’s Anatomy, The Big Bang Theory, etc.|
|Best Cuisine||Continental Cuisine.|
|Hobbies||Listen to Music, Travel, Sing, watch TV series, etc.|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Holland.|
Actress: Scarlett Johansson.
Singer: Katy Perry.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Leah Lewis
- Her real full birth name is Leah Marie Liang Lewis.
- The Half of It famed actress was born in 1997 in Shanghai, China (Leah Lewis’s age is 22 years old, as in 2019). She celebrates her birthday on the 9th of December.
- Her father “Fred Lewis” and mother “Lorraine Wenz Lewis” adopted her from an orphanage where she took birth.
- Later, Leah’s parents moved to Gotha, Florida, USA. She also has a sister named Lydia Lewis who was also adopted from the same orphanage.
- The actress became interested in the entertainment industry during her time at Thornebrooke Elementary School.
- Lewis also attended Southwest Middle School, Gotha Middle School, and The Crenshaw School.
- She completed her secondary school studies from Olympia High School.
- In 2007. Leah also acted in the short film “Gua Zi” as Mei.
- Furthermore, she starred in the 2016 show “Best Friends Whenever” as Alex in an episode “Girl Code”.
- She also played as Cassie in the 2018 Playing Dead.
- Some of her other popular projects are “Light as a Feather”, “Sing It!”, “Teens React”, “The Good Doctor”, “Guidance”, “Station 19”, and “My Dead Ex”.
- As per the source, Leah’s upcoming film is 2020 “How to Deter a Robber” where she will be seen as Heather Williams.
- In her successful career, the actress got nominated for awards such as Young Artist Awards and Young Entertainer Awards.
- As of April 2020, Leah Marie is in a romantic relationship with her boyfriend “Payson Lewis” (singer). The couple often posted their pictures together on their respective social media accounts.
- Leah Lewis’s height is 160 cm (5 ft 3 in tall) and her body weight is estimated to be around 51 kg.