Who is Charlotte Lewis?
Born on 7e August 1967, in Kensington, London, England, Charlotte is a mixed race actress, perhaps best known for her work in “Broken Badges” and “The Golden Child”. The beautiful Leo is 1.69m tall and weighs 57kg, with vital stats of 33-24-34.
Charlotte was raised in London by her mother and never met her father, an Iraqi-Chilean doctor. Inspired by Brooke Shields after watching “Blue Lagoon”, she studied at Bishop Douglass Catholic High School in Finchley, and soon discovered her love of acting, laying the foundation for a long and colorful career; nevertheless, things were anything but smooth for the adolescent on her path to stardom.
At the young age of 14, Charlotte started skipping school and went down a dark path of marijuana and LSD use after being allegedly drugged by her boyfriend, a 22-year-old madam, and pimped out to perverted men in London. West End . In an old interview, the actress admitted: “I don’t know how many men have had sex with me for money. I was in a permanent haze. I was 14 and looking for excitement, yet I was so naive.” It came to a head when a young Charlotte and her friend moved into an apartment on the Thames after a night out. After being given thousands of pounds from a group of Saudi Arabian men in exchange for accompanying them on their travels, the then-teenager fled the scene and confessed everything to her mother, who happily supported her.
Charlotte had made her on-screen debut when she was just 11 years old, in an episode of BBC’s “Grange Hill”, the long-running series set in a run-down comprehensive school, which went on to win four BAFTA Awards. Eight years later, she was cast as María-Dolores de la Jenya de la Calde in “Pirates”, an adventure comedy directed and co-written by the famous Roman Polanski. The film was nominated for an Oscar in the Best Costume Design category, but was a commercial flop, grossing $6.5 million worldwide on a $40 million budget. However, that particular low point in Charlotte’s career was overshadowed the same year by her stellar performance in “The Golden Child”, starring Eddie Murphy, JL Reate and Charles Dance.
Written by Dennis Feldman and directed by Michael Ritchie, the film featured a detective specializing in missing children’s cases in search of a special child who has been kidnapped. That said, the film’s commercial success didn’t immediately translate into more work for Charlotte, as it would be two years before fans would see her again, this time in an episode of the cop show “Crime Story,” and as the lead actress. in “Dial-Help”, a creepy horror film about a psychic whose friends begin to die in mysterious circumstances.
Eight years would pass from the release of “The Golden Child” until “Men of War” premiered, Charlotte’s next profitable project; between 1986 and 1994 she had appeared in several films but failed to make an impression, but things started to see the actress again with the release of Perry Lang’s action drama thriller.
In a rare recurring role, Charlotte also played the sparkly Priscilla Mathers in six episodes of “Broken Badges,” an early 90s miniseries set in California, and featuring a spate of lesser-known names in the acting industry. Beginning in 1994, the actress continued to work hard for nearly a decade, with roles in “Navajo Blues,” “The Glass Cage,” and “Every Dog Has Its Day,” just to name a few. In the early 2000s, her mysterious disappearance from Hollywood sparked blackball rumors, while others speculated that her career had failed after running her natural course. After nearly two decades, Charlotte made her comeback with a bang in 2019, playing Angie Malone in the hugely successful “Lost Angela”†
Written and directed by William Wayne, the indie film has won awards at prestigious ceremonies such as the Seattle Film Festival, the Anaheim International Film Festival and the International Independent Film Awards.
Scandals and personal life,
Charlotte shocked the world in May 2010 after she claimed to have been sexually assaulted by Roman Polanski at the age of 16. At the time, Roman was under house arrest in Sweden and awaiting extradition to the US after being charged with the rape of a 13-year-old. year-old girl in an incident in 1977, and Charlotte’s damning accusations sparked a media frenzy and online furore, with dozens of outlets carrying the sensational news.
The actress claimed the incident happened in 1983 while she was auditioning for a part. However, the plot thickened after a 1999 interview was unearthed, in which Charlotte claimed to have seduced Roman at the age of 17. Other lovers mentioned in the explosive tell-all included Charlie Sheen, Warren Beatty, Mick Jagger and even Dodi Fayed. Damn quotes from the article started circulating on the internet like: “He [Roman] had already cast me in his movie Pirates so it wasn’t like it was a casting couch thing where you HAVE to sleep with someone to get the part.
I probably wanted him more than he wanted me,” which led to Charlotte having a barrage of abuse and her claims being thrown out by the public. Ignoring the smear campaign, Charlotte gave a 52-minute interview to a YouTube in September 2020 channel, in which she told her side of the story, doubling down on her statements — you might ask “which one?” Two months earlier, she had sued Roman for defamation after he called her a liar, and the lawsuit between the two parties is currently pending.
As far as we know, Charlotte had a son in 2004, but no other details are available about her personal life as of 2022.
Surprisingly, Charlotte’s net worth is estimated at around $250,000. This low figure is due to the 15-year hiatus she took from the entertainment industry while raising her son. There is no information online about what Charlotte is currently doing to earn a living, nor has the actress confirmed any new recent projects.