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Anika Noni Rose


Anika Noni Rose followed her work in the feature film "Dreamgirls" with a role in the comedy feature "Just Add Water," in which she co-stars with Danny DeVito, Dylan Walsh, Jonah Hill and Justin Long, under the direction of Hart Bochner. In 2004, Rose was honored with a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical for her role... See full bio »

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Known For

Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls Lorrell Robinson
(2006)
For Colored Girls
For Colored Girls Yasmine / Yellow
(2010)
Roots
Roots Kizzy
(2016)

Filmography

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 2017-2018 The Quad (TV Series)
Dr. Eva Fletcher
- #TheColorPurple (2018) ... Dr. Eva Fletcher
- #HollerIfYouHearMe (2018) ... Dr. Eva Fletcher
- #TheBeautifulStruggle (2018) ... Dr. Eva Fletcher
- #MiddlePassage (2018) ... Dr. Eva Fletcher
- #March (2018) ... Dr. Eva Fletcher
 2018 Assassination Nation
Nance
 2018 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Lorraine Hansberry
- Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart (2018) ... Lorraine Hansberry (voice)
 2017 Voltron (TV Series)
Acxa
- The Hunted (2017) ... Acxa (voice)
- Red Paladin (2017) ... Acxa (voice)
 2017 Throne of Elves
Meyla (voice)
 2016-2017 Power (TV Series)
Jukebox
- New Man (2017) ... Jukebox
- Don't Thank Me (2017) ... Jukebox
- When I Get Out (2017) ... Jukebox
- In My Best Interest (2016) ... Jukebox
- Don't Worry Baby (2016) ... Jukebox
 2017 Vixen: The Movie (TV Movie)
Kuasa (voice)
 2017 Everything, Everything
Pauline
 2015-2016 Vixen (TV Mini-Series)
Kuasa
- Episode #2.6 (2016) ... Kuasa (voice, credit only)
- Episode #2.5 (2016) ... Kuasa (voice)
- Episode #2.4 (2016) ... Kuasa (voice)
- Episode #2.3 (2016) ... Kuasa (voice)
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... Kuasa (voice)
 2016 Grace for President (Video short)
Narrator
 2016 Roots (TV Mini-Series)
Kizzy
- Part 4 (2016) ... Kizzy
- Part 3 (2016) ... Kizzy
 2015-2016 Bates Motel (TV Series)
Special Agent Liz Babbitt
- Norman (2016) ... Special Agent Liz Babbitt (uncredited)
- Forever (2016) ... Special Agent Liz Babbitt (uncredited)
- Unfaithful (2016) ... Special Agent Liz Babbitt (uncredited)
- Unconscious (2015) ... Special Agent Liz Babbitt
- Crazy (2015) ... Special Agent Liz Babbitt
 2015 For Justice (TV Movie)
Natalia Chapin
 2014 Sofia the First (TV Series)
Princess Tiana
- Winter's Gift (2014) ... Princess Tiana (voice)
 2014 A Day Late and a Dollar Short (TV Movie)
Paris
 2014 Imperial Dreams
Miss Price
 2013 The Watsons Go to Birmingham (TV Movie)
Wilona
 2013 Half of a Yellow Sun
Kainene
 2013 Khumba
Lungisa (voice)
 2013 As Cool as I Am
Frances
 2010-2013 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Wendy Scott-Carr
- Boom De Yah Da (2013) ... Wendy Scott-Carr
- Another Ham Sandwich (2012) ... Wendy Scott-Carr
- Bitcoin for Dummies (2012) ... Wendy Scott-Carr
- Alienation of Affection (2012) ... Wendy Scott-Carr
- What Went Wrong (2011) ... Wendy Scott-Carr
 2012 Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom (Video Game)
Tiana (voice)
 2012 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Rita LaFleur
- Gone Abie Gone (2012) ... Rita LaFleur (voice)
 2012 Elementary (TV Series)
Dr. Carrie Dwyer
- Lesser Evils (2012) ... Dr. Carrie Dwyer
 2012 Disney Princess: My Fairytale Adventure (Video Game)
Tiana (voice)
 2012 Skyler
Therapist
 2012 Private Practice (TV Series)
Corinne Bennett
- The Letting Go (2012) ... Corinne Bennett
- Andromeda (2012) ... Corinne Bennett
- You Break My Heart (2012) ... Corinne Bennett
- Too Much (2012) ... Corinne Bennett
- The Time Has Come (2012) ... Corinne Bennett
 2011 Bag of Bones (TV Mini-Series)
Sara Tidwell
- Part 2 (2011) ... Sara Tidwell
- Part 1 (2011) ... Sara Tidwell
 2011 Have a Little Faith (TV Movie)
Annette
 2011 Kinect Disneyland Adventures (Video Game)
Tiana (voice)
 2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Miriam Deng
- Scorched Earth (2011) ... Miriam Deng
 2011 Company
Marta
 2011 LA Phil Live (TV Series)
Juliet
- Dudamel Conducts Tchaikovsky (2011) ... Juliet
 2010 For Colored Girls
Yasmine / Yellow
 2009 The Princess and the Frog
Tiana (voice)
 2009 The Princess and the Frog (Video Game)
Tiana (voice)
 2008-2009 The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (TV Series)
Grace Makutsi
- A Real Botswana Diamond (2009) ... Grace Makutsi
- Beauty and Integrity (2009) ... Grace Makutsi
- Problems in Moral Philosophy (2009) ... Grace Makutsi
- The Boy with an African Heart (2009) ... Grace Makutsi
- Poison (2009) ... Grace Makutsi
 2008/I Just Add Water
R'ch'lle
 2007 The Starter Wife (TV Mini-Series)
Lavender
- Hour 6 (2007) ... Lavender
- Hour 5 (2007) ... Lavender
- Hour 4 (2007) ... Lavender
- Hour 3 (2007) ... Lavender
- Hour 2 (2007) ... Lavender
 2006 Dreamgirls
Lorrell Robinson
 2004 Surviving Christmas
Choir
 2004 Temptation
Fog
 2003 Hack (TV Series)
- Hidden Agenda (2003)
 2003 From Justin to Kelly
Kaya
 2002 Third Watch (TV Series)
Monay
- Thicker Than Water (2002) ... Monay
 2001 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
- Domestic Abuses (2001)
 1999 King of the Bingo Game (Short)
Film Noir Female
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in a production of "Eli's Coming", off-Broadway. NOTE: She won an Obie award for her work. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site | Twitter

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I think there being a first black princess is going to be amazing for people of all backgrounds. Situations change, and they become extraordinarily challenging and sometimes hurtful. But the point of a Disney movie is that you can overcome these things, somehow, someway. See more »

Trivia:

Her Dreamgirls (2006) character, Lorrell Robinson, is supposed to be the youngest of the trio. However, Anika in reality is actually older than both Beyoncé and Jennifer Hudson. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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