Anika Noni Rose

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  • Birth Place: Bloomfield, CT
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/06/1972, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor; singer
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Weekend TV: Orphan Black, Salem, Lifetime Making Whoopi

"You are a bloody wrecking ball. You are an exploding cigar," laments a confidante of the clones under siege in BBC America's thrillingly entertaining Orphan Black. She's also a bloody marvel, as Tatiana Maslany plays these diverse doppelgangers with astonishing range and surprising nuance. Scrappy street waif? Check. High-strung soccer mom? Check. Lesbian scientist-in-training? Check. Deranged Russian assassin? Why not. Beyond a provocative premise and blistering pace, Orphan Black is a terrific showcase for one of TV's great performances. Even when it threatens to look like a stunt, with one clone at another's throat in a smackdown or layering the subterfuge when one clone pretends to be another, this bonded-by-genetics sister act never feels forced or phony.

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Diahann Carroll, Denzel Washinton Reviving A Raisin in the Sun

Diahann Carroll and Denzel Washington are reviving A Raisin in the Sun on Broadway, the Associated Press reports.

Carroll will play matriarch Lena, and Washington will star as her son William. The play, which first debuted in 1959, follows the black family as they try to find a better life in a white neighborhood.

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Exclusive: The Good Wife Bringing Back Dallas Roberts and Anika Noni Rose

The Good Wife already boasts a long roster of big-name upcoming guest stars, but the CBS legal drama is making room for two fan favorites to return.

Dallas Roberts and Anika Noni Rose are set to reprise their roles later this season, TVGuide.com has learned.

Grey's T.R. Knight to operate on The Good Wife

Roberts, who plays Alicia's rebellious, outspoken younger brother Owen, will appear when...read more

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Credits

Year Title Description
2011 Stephen King's 'Bag of Bones' TV Show Series, Actor - Sara Tidwell
2011 NAACP Image Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2010 For Colored Girls Movie, Actor - Yasmine/Yellow
2010 NAACP Image Awards TV Show Series, Host
2009 The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency TV Show Series, Actor - Grace

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Exclusive: Dreamgirls' Anika Noni Rose Heads to CBS' Elementary

Anika Noni Rose will guest-star on CBS's Sherlock Holmes adaptation Elementary, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively. read more

Private Practice Scoop: Sam's Sister Has Arrived!

Sam's sister has arrived!

Corrine, played by Tony winner Anika Noni Rose, made a brief appearance in last week's episode when Sam (Taye Diggs) bailed her out of jail after she robbed a convenience store. First impressions aside, she's no common criminal, and despite what the promos lead you to believe, she's not just some drugged out, desperate woman. She's actually... read more

Weekend TV in Review: Good Wife, Luck, Spartacus, Hallmark's Moon

There really is no better or more satisfying drama on Sunday nights than CBS' delicious The Good Wife — and yes, I'm counting cable (even pay) in that equation, at least for now, while we're in between seasons of such dynamic signature shows as Homeland, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, etc. (Although PBS' Downton Abbey comes close as the quintessential TV great escape.) This is especially true this Sunday, as Good Wife delivers a pivotal and sensationally entertaining episode (9/8c) firing on all burners. There's suspense, humor, memorable and electrifying showdowns between many of the major characters, pretty much everything you want from a show at the top of its game.

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The Guide to Weekend TV: Sundance's Appropriate Adult, A Bag of Bones, and More!

First, weighing in on two cable movies, one of which thoroughly chilled me and another that left me cold.
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The Good Wife Election: Do We Have a Winner?

Spoiler Alert: The following reveals major plot points from Tuesday's episode of The Good Wife.

After months of brutal debates, nasty campaign flyers and tireless campaigning, The Good Wife 's race for state's attorney may finally have a frontrunner in Peter Florrick (Chris Noth).

The three-way race suddenly became a two-person fight in Tuesday's episode after Glenn Childs (Titus Welliver) stepped down. With the current officeholder, and Peter's biggest rival, out of the running, does this mean Florrick is a lock to win?

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According to the series and its fictional political blog, Peter has been on the uptick with voters — especially young people — since he cursed during a political debate to protect Alicia's privacy (awww). Plus, last week's nannygate seems to have dented the once sterling armor of opponent Wendy Scott-Carr (Anika Noni Rose).

But what would Peter's win mean for the show? Alicia (Julianna Margulies) said she wants her husband to win -- she just doesn't "want to go back to the way things were." Translation: She wants to continue working, which would... read more

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