Roz Ryan (born July 7, 1951) is an American actress. She has earned wide acclaim as an actress, singer and comedian. She is well known for her part in the television show, Amen, for her character Amelia Hetebrink. ...show more
Roz Ryan (born July 7, 1951) is an American actress. She has earned wide acclaim as an actress, singer and comedian. She is well known for her part in the television show, Amen, for her character Amelia Hetebrink.
Life and career
Ryan was born Rosalyn Bowen in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Gertrude and Thomas Bowen, who worked for the Board of Education. She is a 1969 graduate of Mackenzie High School. Ryan has starred in numerous Broadway musicals including: Ain't Misbehavin, Dreamgirls, One Mo' Time, A Christmas Carol, Chicago, and The Pajama Game (2006 Revival). She is better known for her role as Amelia Hetebrink on Amen, Mrs. Dixon on Good News and Flo Anderson on All About the Andersons. She also guest starred on an episode on Barbershop. She was the voice of Thalia, the Muse of Comedy in Disney's animated film Hercules and Hercules: The Animated Series. Her most recent work is the voice of the whale Bubbie in the 2008 animated television series The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack. She had roles in the films I Think I Love My Wife, The Invention of Lying and Waiting For Forever. She voices Kick's teacher in the animated series Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil. She is currently the voice of Witch Lezah in The Looney Tunes Show. She voiced Cake in the Adventure Time episode "Adventure Time with Fionna and Cake"
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