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Taye Diggs


Born and raised in Rochester, New York, Taye Diggs is the son of Marcia (Berry), a teacher and actress, and Jeffries Diggs. He received a BFA degree in musical theater from Syracuse University. He made his show business debut in the ensemble cast of the five-time Tony Award winning play "Carousel." Taye Diggs is the oldest of five. His two ... See full bio »

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8 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015/I One Shot (post-production)
Malcolm
 2015 Mr. Doula (pre-production)
Michael Scott Goodman - Mr. Doula (rumored)
 2014-2015 Murder in the First (TV Series)
Terry English
- Episode #2.9 (2015) ... Terry English
- Episode #2.8 (2015) ... Terry English
- Episode #2.7 (2015) ... Terry English
- Episode #2.6 (2015) ... Terry English
- The McCormack Mulligan (2015) ... Terry English
 2013 The Trials of Cate McCall
Austin Moseley (uncredited)
 2013 New Girl (TV Series)
Artie
- Coach (2013) ... Artie
 2012 Between Us
Carlo
 2011 The Daly Show (TV Series)
 2010 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Taye Diggs
- Snuffle Sneeze (2010) ... Taye Diggs
 2010 Our Family Wedding
Whipped Friend (uncredited)
 2010 Black Panther (TV Mini-Series)
Historical Panther #1
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Historical Panther #1 (voice)
 2009 Better Off Ted (TV Series)
Greg
- Love Blurts (2009) ... Greg
 2008 Days of Wrath
Steve Laredo
 2006/I 30 Days
Jamal Boy
 2004 Drum
Henry Nxumalo
 2003 Basic
Pike
 2002 Brown Sugar
Andre Romulus 'Dre' Ellis
 2002 Just a Kiss
Andre (uncredited)
 2002 New Best Friend
Sheriff Artie Bonner
 2000 The Way of the Gun
Jeffers
 1999 The Wood
Roland
 1999 Go
Marcus
 1997 101 Dalmatians: The Series (TV Series)
Dre
 1996 Law & Order (TV Series)
Sky Bell
- Good Girl (1996) ... Sky Bell
 1996 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Stephon
- No Greater Love (1996) ... Stephon
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Adrian 'Sugar' Hill (1997)
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Starred as "Black" in the Manhatten Theatre Club's off-Broadway production of Andrew Lippa's "The Wild Party". The production ran for 54 performances and co-starred Julia Murney (off-Broadway's "A Class Act"), Brian d'Arcy James ("Sweet Smell of Success"), and Taye's fiancée and former "Rent" co-star Idina Menzel. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 13 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

The large ensemble cast and the fact that it was being shot in New York, combined with a lot of strong positive images as far as African Americans are concerned, really turned me on to The Best Man. See more »

Trivia:

Began career as a performer at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, VA. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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