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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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Known For

Chicago
Chicago Bandleader
(2002)
Private Practice
Private Practice Dr. Sam Bennett
(2007-2013)
Equilibrium
Equilibrium Brandt
(2002)
Guiding Light
Guiding Light Adrian 'Sugar' Hill (1997)
(1952)

Filmography

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 2018 Set It Up (post-production)
Rick
 2016-2017 Empire (TV Series)
Angelo Dubois / Angelo DuBois
- Fortune Be Not Crost (2017) ... Angelo DuBois
- The Fool (2017) ... Angelo DuBois
- Bleeding War (2017) ... Angelo DuBois
- Evil Manners (2017) ... Angelo DuBois
- Toil and Trouble, Part 2 (2017) ... Angelo Dubois
 2017 My Little Pony: The Movie
Capper (voice)
 2017/II Til Death Do Us Part
Alex
 2017 Doomsday (TV Movie)
Dr. Davis Albright
 2014-2016 Murder in the First (TV Series)
Terry English
- Kat's Meow (2016) ... Terry English
- Rise of the Phoenix (2016) ... Terry English
- Daddy Dearest (2016) ... Terry English
- Let's Make a Deal (2016) ... Terry English
- Sam I Am (2016) ... Terry English
 2016/II Opening Night
Malcolm
 2016 NCIS (TV Series)
Gunnery Sergeant Aaron Davis
- Scope (2016) ... Gunnery Sergeant Aaron Davis
 2015-2016 Rosewood (TV Series)
Dr. Mike Boyce
- Paralytics and Priorities (2016) ... Dr. Mike Boyce
- Aortic Atresia and Art Installations (2015) ... Dr. Mike Boyce
- Fashionistas and Fasciitis (2015) ... Dr. Mike Boyce
 2014 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Dean Levine-Wilkins / Dean
- Shiny Objects (2014) ... Dean Levine-Wilkins
- Dear God (2014) ... Dean Levine-Wilkins
- Trust Issues (2014) ... Dean Levine-Wilkins
- The Line (2014) ... Dean
 2013 The Trials of Cate McCall
Austin Moseley (uncredited)
 2013 The Best Man Holiday
Harper
 2013 New Girl (TV Series)
Artie
- Coach (2013) ... Artie
 2013 Baggage Claim
Langston
 2007-2013 Private Practice (TV Series)
Dr. Sam Bennett
- In Which We Say Goodbye (2013) ... Dr. Sam Bennett
- Full Release (2013) ... Dr. Sam Bennett
- Good Fries Are Hard to Come By (2013) ... Dr. Sam Bennett
- Georgia on My Mind (2012) ... Dr. Sam Bennett
- I'm Fine (2012) ... Dr. Sam Bennett
 2012 Between Us
Carlo
 2010 Dylan Dog: Dead of Night
Vargas
 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 #2
- Pilot (2010) ... Historical Panther #2 (voice)
 2009 Better Off Ted (TV Series)
Greg
- Love Blurts (2009) ... Greg
 2009 The Super Hero Squad Show (TV Series)
Black Panther
- Tremble at the Might of M.O.D.O.K.! (2009) ... Black Panther (voice)
 2007-2009 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Dr. Sam Bennett
- Before and After (2009) ... Dr. Sam Bennett
- The Other Side of This Life: Part 2 (2007) ... Dr. Sam Bennett
- The Other Side of This Life: Part 1 (2007) ... Dr. Sam Bennett
 2008 Days of Wrath
Steve Laredo
 2006-2007 Day Break (TV Series)
Detective Brett Hopper
- What If It's Him? (2007) ... Detective Brett Hopper
- What If She's the Key? (2007) ... Detective Brett Hopper
- What If He Walks Away? (2007) ... Detective Brett Hopper
- What If He's Free? (2007) ... Detective Brett Hopper
- What If He's Not Alone? (2007) ... Detective Brett Hopper
 2006/I 30 Days
Jamal Boy
 2006 Will & Grace (TV Series)
James Hanson
- Grace Expectations (2006) ... James Hanson
- The Definition of Marriage (2006) ... James Hanson
- I Love L. Gay (2006) ... James Hanson
- Von Trapped (2006) ... James Hanson
 2005 Rent
Benjamin Coffin III
 2005/I Cake
Hemingway Jones
 2005 Slow Burn
Jeffrey Sykes
 2004-2005 Kevin Hill (TV Series)
Kevin Hill
- Losing Isn't Everything (2005) ... Kevin Hill
- Sacrificial Lambs (2005) ... Kevin Hill
- Through the Looking Glass (2005) ... Kevin Hill
- The Monroe Doctrine (2005) ... Kevin Hill
- In This Corner (2005) ... Kevin Hill
 2004 Drum
Henry Nxumalo
 2003 The West Wing (TV Series)
Secret Service Agent Wesley
- Twenty Five (2003) ... Secret Service Agent Wesley
- Commencement (2003) ... Secret Service Agent Wesley
 2003 Malibu's Most Wanted
Sean James
 2003 Basic
Pike
 2002 Chicago
Bandleader
 2002 Equilibrium
Brandt
 2002 Brown Sugar
Andre Romulus 'Dre' Ellis
 2002 Just a Kiss
Andre (uncredited)
 2002 New Best Friend
Sheriff Artie Bonner
 2001 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Jackson Duper
- The Wedding (2001) ... Jackson Duper
- Home Again (2001) ... Jackson Duper
- Queen Bee (2001) ... Jackson Duper
- Cloudy Skies, Chance of Parade (2001) ... Jackson Duper
- In Search of Barry White (2001) ... Jackson Duper
 2000 The Way of the Gun
Jeffers
 1999 House on Haunted Hill
Eddie
 1999 The Best Man
Harper Stewart
 1999 The Wood
Roland
 1999 Go
Marcus
 1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back
Winston Shakespeare
 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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Show Show Soundtrack (7 credits)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (107 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Starred as Benny in the original Broadway cast of "Rent". 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:

I love apple juice. See more »

Trivia:

Friends with Taraji P. Henson, and Omar Epps. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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