Oprah Winfrey (born January 29, 1954) is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer and philanthropist who is best known for her syndicated talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show from 1986 to 2011, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history. She has also been ranked the richest African-American of the 20th century, the greatest African-American philanthropist in American history, and was for a time the world's only African-American billionaire. She is also, according to some assessments, the most influential woman in the world.
For Disney, she voiced Eudora in the 2009 animated film The Princess and the Frog. Additionally, she played Sethe in and produced the movie Beloved, which was released through the Touchstone Pictures banner. She also produced several telefilms for ABC. She will portray Mrs. Which in A Wrinkle in Time.
- In the episode "Spike" of Lilo & Stitch: The Series, Dr. Gladys Okra bears a striking resemblance to her.
- She was also mentioned in an episode of MECH-X4, as well as the Raven's Home episode "Baxter's Back".
- Her name was meant to be Orpah (like from the Bible), but it was mispelled on her birth certificate.