“The Princess And The Frog” is a Disney 2009 American animated movie. It is a rom-com movie produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios, and it is Disney’s 49th animated film.
The film is based on a novel titled “The Frog Princess” written by E.D. Baker. The novel is in turn, based on a German folktale titled “The Frog Prince” by Brothers Grimm.
The movie was directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. It starred movie stars like Bruno Campus, Keith David, Anika Noni Rose, Jennifer Cody, Oprah Winfrey, and John Goodman. The 97-minute video premiered in Los Angeles, United States, on November 25, 2009, and was officially released in the U.S. on December 11 of the same year.
The movie is like a fairytale, and it centers around a waitress who wishes to open a restaurant. The waitress then kissed a prince who was turned into a frog by a witch.
What happened after that? Who played the voice behind the waitress, the prince, and other characters? Continue scrolling to find answers to these questions.
Anika Noni Rose Voiced The Character Tiana, The Waitress
Anika Noni Rose is an American actress/singer born in Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States, on September 6, 1972. She has been active since 1998 and is best known for her role in “The Princess And The Frog.”
She voiced Tiana, who was the movie’s protagonist. She was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play, and she won it once. In the movie, she was an African-American princess, the first of its kind.
The American actress felt that her role in the film would give hope to young brown-skinned females in the industry.
Rose was called a Disney legend two years after she played the role of Tiana in the movie.
Before her role in the Disney animated movie, Rose played different characters in other movies. She made her acting debut in “King Of The Bingo Game.” Afterward, she took on other roles in “From Justin To Kelly” and “Temptation.”
Presently, the actress is working on some projects which will be premiering in two years. One of them is “Tiana,” a Disney series coming out in 2023.
Oprah Winfrey Played The Role of Eudora, Tiana’s Mother
Oprah Winfrey is an American actress, producer, author, and T.V. show host born on January 29, 1954, in Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States. She became active in 1973.
She is widely recognized for her talk show, “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” one of America’s highest-rated television programs. In 2007, she was ranked as one of the most influential females in the world.
The popular talk show host was the voice behind Tiana’s mother, Eudora, in “The Princess And The Frog.” She is a recipient of many awards, including Primetime Emmy Awards and Tony Awards.
In her role in Disney’s 49th animated movie, she was a mother who wanted to see her child happy at all costs. She also worried too much about her daughter’s ambition to own a restaurant.
Keith David Played The Role of The ShadoDisneyw Man, Dr. Facilier
Keith David is an American actor/producer born on June 4, 1956, in New York City, New York, United States of America. He became active in 1977 and has featured in several mainstream projects.
Some of the films he has acted in are “Dead Presidents (1993),” “There’s Something About Mary (1998),” “Barbershop (2002),” “Crash (2004),” and “Men At Work (1990).”
He has also voiced characters in numerous movies like “Gargoyles,” “The Flash,” and series like “Mass Effects.” He was the voice behind Dr. Facilier in “The Princess And The Frog.”
As Dr. Facilier, he was a witch doctor who wanted to rule New Orleans. He planned to do so with the help of some friends. The character wore a top hat and a tailcoat.
Bruno Campos Portrays Prince Naveen, The Prince of Macedonia
Bruno Campos is a Brazilian-American lawyer and a former actor who is best known for his role in “The Princess And The Frog.” The former actor is widely recognized as the voice behind Prince Naveen.
The prince was a 20-year-old musician and playboy who was subjected to learning how to be responsible by depriving him of family wealth.
He was the prince Tiana kissed before she became a frog herself. The prince was turned into a frog by an evil witch doctor. He traveled to New Orleans to find a solution to his financial status, but it was not fruitful.
Randy Haycock supervised the character in both human and frog form.