Vicki Lewis is an American actress who plays Lulu Jones in Phineas and Ferb. She is better known for playing the quirky secretary Beth in the 1995-1998 NBC-TV Sitcom News Radio. Currently, she also has a recurring role as Miss Joy Bitterman, the on-set teacher for the cast of "So Random!" on the Disney Channel live-action sitcom Sonny with a Chance.

Personal life

Lewis was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Marlene, a nursing administrator, and Jim Lewis, an air traffic supervisor. She has a sister, Denise. Lewis graduated from Anderson High School in Cincinnati in 1979. She attended the University of Cincinnati where she studied musical theatre. She received her diploma from the College Conservatory of Music, at the University of Cincinnati and moved to New York. She proceeded to work in various on and off Broadway shows.

Lewis was in a long-term relationship with Nick Nolte. The two met during the filming of I'll Do Anything. She is now married to sound engineer Philip G. Allen.


Lewis' film appearances include roles in Finding Nemo, MouseHunt, Godzilla, Pushing Tin, 2007's California Dreaming with NewsRadio co-star Dave Foley, and 2010's Den Brother.

On television, Lewis starred for 5 seasons on the NBC sitcom NewsRadio, followed by Three Sisters and the WB animated comedy Mission Hill. She made guest appearances on Seinfeld (in the episodes "The Secretary" and "The Race") and Murphy Brown. In a recurring role on Home Improvement, she played Maureen Binford, producer of the show-within-a-show Tool Time. Also in a recurring role, on How I Met Your Mother, she played Lily Aldrin's doctor, Dr. Sonya.

She appeared on Caroline in the City, The Norm Show, Grace Under Fire, Phenom and The 5 Mrs. Buchanans. Most recently, she made guest appearances on Surviving Suburbia, ABC's Grey's Anatomy, Disney Channel's Sonny with a Chance as Ms. Bitterman, the social worker on The Middle, and FX's Dirt.

Aside from Mission Hill, her voice acting career includes characters in Justice League Heroes, Rugrats, King of the Hill, Hercules: The Animated Series, An Extremely Goofy Movie, Phineas and Ferb, and Justice League: The New Frontier. Most recently, she voiced Eve in the 2010 film Alpha and Omega.

Notable roles

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