Dawnn Lewis (born August 13, 1961) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her roles as Jaleesa Vinson–Taylor on A Different World, Robin Dumars on Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, and Cheryl Spade in I'm Gonna Git You Sucka.

For Disney, she played Marigold Ballard in the Disney Channel Original Movie The Poof Point, Gail DeBarge in Let It Shine, Helen Hanshaw in season two of Sofia the First, Grandma McStuffins in Doc McStuffins, Riley's teacher in Inside Out, and Delivery Lady in Toy Story of Terror!.