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Taye Diggs


Raised in Rochester, New York, Diggs 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 brothers are musicians, one sister is a dancer and the other is going to college to be a ... See full bio »

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 2014 Mr. Doula (pre-production)
Michael Goodman (Mr. Doula) (rumored)
 2014 Murder in the First (TV Series)
Terry English / Terry
- Blunt the Edge (2014) ... Terry English
- Family Matters (2014) ... Terry English
- Win Some, Lose Some (2014) ... Terry English
- Suck My Alibi (2014) ... Terry English
- Punch Drunk (2014) ... Terry
 2013 The Trials of Cate McCall
Austin Moseley
 2013 New Girl (TV Series)
Artie
- Coach (2013) ... Artie
 2012 Between Us
Carlo
 2011 The Daly Show (TV Series)
 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
 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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Other Works:

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:

On the set I never know what day of the week it is. See more »

Trivia:

Starring in Charles Fuller's "A Soldier's Play", at Second Stage Theater in New York City. The play will run through November 13th. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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