Remember Emmanuel Lewis? He’s Now 45! See What He Looks Like Now!
Emmanuel Lewis captured the hearts of America when he played the adorable role as the title character in the 80’s sitcom Webster. Lewis was cast to play an adorable six-year-old adopted child while surprisingly he was 12 years old.
Emmanuel Lewis Was Good Friends With MJ
Born in Brooklyn, New York, the youngest of 4 siblings, his mother realized there was something special about him. The family relocated to Hollywood, California to allow Lewis the chance to pursue his acting career. Signing with the The Shuller Talent Agency changed his life.
Not only is Lewis known for the character Webster but he was also good friends with the late Michael Jackson. When Jackson died in 2009, the news of the singer’s death hit a nerve with Emmanuel. When the celebrity-news websites tried to reach Emmanuel for a comment regarding Jackson’s death, a statement was given through his agent. The agent quoted Emmanuel as being “sincerely devastated at this time” since Jackson’s death was “very personal and very emotional” to him. Instead of appearing in public and releasing statements himself, the former child star chose to grieve in private.