Charlotte Lewis (born August 7, 1967, in Kensington, London) is an English actress. Lewis is Irish from her mother’s side and Iraqi-Chilean from her father’s side. Lewis made her film debut as a teenager in the 1986 Roman Polanski film Pirates. She followed this with her role as the female lead in The Golden Child alongside Eddie Murphy that same year. In 1992 she starred opposite James Spader in Storyville. But despite these early successes, her career developed only intermittently. In 2003 she starred in the film Hey DJ. Lewis appeared on the front cover of Playboy in July 1993. She ranked #7 in Celebrity Sleuth’s 25 Sexiest Women of 1996.