Brandy Rayana Norwood, sometimes simply known as Brandy, is an American actress and contralto singer. She is well known for her role as the title character in the UPN sitcom Moesha. She also voiced Leah Estrogen in the 2001 Warner Bros Live-Action/Animated hybrid comedy Osmosis Jones.
For Disney, she played Cinderella in the 1997 Disney television film, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella and voiced Latecia in the Disney animated series Jungle Cubs. She also performed the Disney Princess anthem "Starting Now" for the Ultimate Princess Celebration campaign.
- Norwood's 33rd birthday was on the same day her Cinderella co-star, Whitney Houston, died.
- She shares her birthday with the late Eva Gabor, who voiced Duchess in The Aristocats and Miss Bianca in The Rescuers and The Rescuers Down Under.