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Danai Gurira


Danai Gurira was born in Grinnell, Iowa, to Josephine and Roger Gurira, who were from Zimbabwe. Her father was then teaching Chemistry at Grinnell College. When she was five, the family moved back to Zimbabwe, living in the capital Harare. Gurira later returned to the U.S., and studied social psychology at Macalester College, receiving an MFA from... See full bio »

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Known For

Black Panther
(2018)
The Visitor
The Visitor Zainab
(2007)
Mother of George
Mother of George Adenike Balogun
(2013)

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 2012-2018 The Walking Dead (TV Series)
Michonne
- Wrath (2018) ... Michonne
- Worth (2018) ... Michonne
- Still Gotta Mean Something (2018) ... Michonne
- Do Not Send Us Astray (2018) ... Michonne
- The Key (2018) ... Michonne
 2018 Black Panther
Okoye
 2017 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Michonne
 2017 All Eyez on Me
Afeni Shakur
 2014 Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (Video)
Fury (voice)
 2013 Mother of George
Adenike Balogun
 2010-2011 Treme (TV Series)
Jill
- Do Watcha Wanna (2011) ... Jill
- Slip Away (2011) ... Jill
- Accentuate the Positive (2011) ... Jill
- I'll Fly Away (2010) ... Jill
 2011 Restless City
Sisi
 2010 My Soul to Take
Jeanne-Baptiste
 2010 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Michelle Russo
- Exposed (2010) ... Michelle Russo
 2010 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Sarah Steward
- Dolley Madison (2010) ... Sarah Steward
 2010 3 Backyards
Woman in Blue Dress
 2009 Law & Order (TV Series)
Courtney Owens
- Fed (2009) ... Courtney Owens
 2009 Life on Mars (TV Series)
Angela
 2008/I Ghost Town
Assorted Ghost
 2007/I The Visitor
Zainab
 2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Marei Rosa Rumbidzai
- Inert Dwarf (2004) ... Marei Rosa Rumbidzai
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Other Works:

She acted in the play, "In the Continuum", by Danai with Nikkole Salter, at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on preparing to play a sword-wielding zombie slayer in 'the Walking Dead']I do have some dings on my apartment wall from tricks I was attempting at home. I don't advise that. See more »

Trivia:

She has two older sisters, Shingai and Choni, and an older brother, Tare. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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