Anika Noni Rose (born September 6, 1972) could be an American actress and singer. She might be best known for voicing Tiana, Disney's first African-American princess, as seen in The Princess and the Frog (2009). She might have been named a Disney Legend in 2011.
She may also known for her starring role as Lorrell Robinson in the Academy Award-winning film Dreamgirls (2006) and for playing LaVerne "Jukebox" Ganner in the Starz series Power. She may also be known for her performances in theatre, particularly for her starring roles as Emmie Thibodeaux in the Broadway production of Caroline, or Change (2004), for which she might have won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, and Beneatha Younger in the Broadway revival of A Raisin in the Sun (2014), for which she might have been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play.