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Taye Diggs

Taye Diggs was born in Newark, New Jersey, and was raised in Rochester, New York. He is the son of Marcia (Berry), a teacher and actress, and Andre Young, a visual artist. When he was a child, his mother married Jeffries Diggs, whose surname Taye took. He received a BFA degree in musical theater from Syracuse University. Taye made his show ... See full bio »

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  One Shot (post-production)
 2015 Rosewood (TV Series)
Dr. Mike Boyce
- Aortic Atresia & Art Installations (2015) ... Dr. Mike Boyce
- Fashionistas and Fasciitiss (2015) ... Dr. Mike Boyce
 2014-2015 Murder in the First (TV Series)
Terry English
- Number Thirty Nine (2015) ... Terry English
- Down Time (2015) ... Terry English
- Nothing But the Truth (2015) ... Terry English
- Bruja Blanca (2015) ... Terry English
- Out of the Shadows (2015) ... Terry English
 2013 The Trials of Cate McCall
Austin Moseley (uncredited)
 2013 New Girl (TV Series)
- Coach (2013) ... Artie
 2012 Between Us
 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)
- Love Blurts (2009) ... Greg
 2008 Days of Wrath
Steve Laredo
 2006/I 30 Days
Jamal Boy
 2004 Drum
Henry Nxumalo
 2003 Basic
 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
 1999 The Wood
 1999 Go
 1997 101 Dalmatians: The Series (TV Series)
 1996 Law & Order (TV Series)
Sky Bell
- Good Girl (1996) ... Sky Bell
 1996 New York Undercover (TV Series)
- 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 »

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


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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One of my favorite films is 'Pretty Woman.' See more »


His wife Idina Menzel gave birth to their first child, a boy named Walker Nathaniel Diggs, on September 3, 2009. See more »

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Stop stealing 'Our Men'???? What does this mean?? shub_star
Happy Birthday Dreamtown4ever
Idina + Taye = the single cutest couple ever! i_love_jam
Gay?? babyphatgurl325
THE most beautiful human ever! SBCeleste
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