Anika Noni Rose is a Tony Award winner, and was named a Disney Legend for her work as the voice of Princess Tiana in The Princess & The Frog.
Television credits include the recently released Them on Amazon, Hulu’s Little Fires Everywhere, The Quad, Power, the miniseries Roots, The Good Wife, and The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. Rose’s film credits include Dreamgirls, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey, For Colored Girls, Half of a Yellow Sun, Everything, Everything; Assassination Nation, and The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain. Stage credits include Caroline, or Change (Tony Award, Theater World Award, Lucille Lortel Award), A Raisin in the Sun (Tony Nominee), Footloose, Eli’s Coming, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, Carmen Jones (Lucille Lortel Award), Encores! production of Purlie, and the New York Philharmonic's production of Company.
A nine time NAACP Image Award Nominee, Anika has sung all over the world, including London’s Garrick Theater with Jason Robert Brown, and Bernstein’s Mass at the Vatican.
Anika currently stars in Netflix’s limited series MAID that is on track to beat THE QUEEN’S GAMBIT as Netflix’s most-watched limited scripted series. She will also star in Showtime drama LET THE RIGHT ONE IN. She is the new host of podcast BEING SEEN, and recently released a new single titled SO MUCH MORE.
Anika has a BA and a PhD from Florida A&M University, and an MFA from the American Conservatory Theater, and was a 2018 inductee to the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame.