Anika Noni Rose
September 6, 1972
49 years old
5 ft 2 in | 157.5 cm tall
34-26-34 in | 86.5-66-86.5 cm
58 kg | 128 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Anika Noni Rose was born in Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States, on September 6, 1972, is an American actress.
Young Anika Noni Rose first started performing in school theater productions.
She made her big screen debut in musical romantic comedy film From Justin to Kelly (2003) in role as Kaya.
She got her television debut in legal drama series 100 Centre Street (2001) in episode "Domestic Abuses", in role as Woman.
Her breakthrough performance came as Lorrell Maya Robinson in musical drama film Dreamgirls (2006).
She landed her Broadway debut in a musical "Footloose" (2000) in role as Rusty, at Richard Rodgers Theatre.
She was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for her role as Lorrell Maya Robinson in musical drama film Dreamgirls (2006).
She was nominated for the NAACP Image Award and the Black Reel Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress for her role as Yasmine in drama movie For Colored Girls (2010).
She voiced Lungisa in animated comedy film Khumba (2013).
As Cool as I Am (2013) comedy drama opposite Claire Danes, Sarah Bolger and James Marsden
Half of a Yellow Sun (2103) drama with Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandiwe Newton and John Boyega
Imperial Dreams (2014) drama opposite John Boyega, Rotimi Akinosho and Keke Palmer
Everything, Everything (2017) romantic drama with Amandla Stenberg and Nick Robinson
Assassination Nation (2018) black comedy thriller opposite Odessa Young, Suki Waterhouse and Hari Nef
She voiced Tiana in animated comedy film Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018).
The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain (2019) thriller drama with Frankie Faison and Enrico Natale
Body Cam (2020) police procedural horror opposite Mary J. Blige, Nat Wolff and David Zayas
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020) musical fantasy with Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael Key and Hugh Bonneville
The Outlaw Johnny Black (2021) Western in role as Jessie Lee, opposite Michael Jai White and Byron Minns
She was nominated for a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress for her role as Lavender in USA Network television miniseries The Starter Wife (2007).
She was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film and a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Grace Makutsi in BBC/HBO comedy drama series The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008-2009).
She was nominated for a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for her voice role as Tiana in Disney's animated musical fantasy romantic comedy film The Princess and the Frog (2009).
She was nominated for a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Miriam Deng in NBC crime drama television series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2011) in episode "Scorched Earth".
The Good Wife (2010-2013) CBS legal and political drama series in role as Wendy Scott-Carr
Private Practice (2012) ABC medical drama series in role as Corinne Bennett
Bates Motel (2015-2016) A&E psychological horror drama series in role as Liz Babbitt
Power (2106-2017) Starz crime drama series in role as LaVerne "Jukebox" Ganner
Roots (2016) drama miniseries in role as Kizzy Waller
The Quad (2017-2018) BET drama series in role as Dr. Eva Fletcher
Little Fires Everywhere (2020) Hulu drama streaming miniseries in role as Pauline Hawthorne
She voiced Nut in Syfy animated comedy series Magical Girl Friendship Squad: Origins (2020).
Maid (2021) Netflix comedy drama series in role as Regina
Them (2021) Amazon Prime Video anthology series in role as Ella Mae Johnson
Graduated from Bloomfield High School in Bloomfield, Connecticut (1990).
Graduated from the Florida A&M University, with a Bachelor’s Degree in theatre.
Studied drama at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.
Has African-American ancestry.
She won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Emmie Thibodeaux in a musical "Caroline, or Change" (2003-2004).
She was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Beneatha Younger in a play "A Raisin in the Sun" (2104), at Ethel Barrymore Theatre.
She won the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical and was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical for her role as Carmen Jones in a musical "Carmen Jones" (2108), at Classic Stage Company.
She won the Obie Award for Best Performance for her role as The Woman in a play "Eli's Comin'" (2001), at Vineyard Theatre.
She voiced Princess Tiana in video games: Kinect Disneyland Adventures (2011) and Disney Princess: My Fairytale Adventure (2012).
She was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Motion Pictures, Television, or Other Visual Media for Dreamgirls (2006).
She was named a Disney legend in 2011.
There is no information about her boyfriend or affair.