Leslie Malaika Lewis is an actress, writer and producer best known for creating the one-woman show Miracle in Rwanda, which she has performed on five continents to over 15,000 theatergoers.

She Executive Produced the feature film Dead Broke (Warner Brothers DVD; Paul Sorvino, John Glover, Jill Hennessy, and Justin Theroux). With Child is her first film as lead producer, but she has other film projects in the works, including an all-black version of Dangerous Liaisons set in Harlem.

She graduated from Harvard University and UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television.

A proud member of Actors Equity, The Actors Center and the Magis Theatre Company, she lives in New York City with her family.