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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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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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 2016-2017 Empire (TV Series)
Angelo Dubois / Angelo DuBois
- Toil and Trouble, Part 2 (2017) ... Angelo Dubois
- Absent Child (2017) ... Angelo Dubois
- Civil Hands Unclean (2017) ... Angelo Dubois
- Love Is a Smoke (2017) ... Angelo Dubois
- My Naked Villainy (2017) ... Angelo Dubois
 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
- The Line (2014) ... Dean
 2013 The Trials of Cate McCall
Austin Moseley (uncredited)
 2013 New Girl (TV Series)
Artie
- Coach (2013) ... Artie
 2012 Between Us
Carlo
 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
 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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Other Works:

Played Fiyero in Broadway's "Wicked" while Norbert Leo Butz was out on medical leave. 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:

But then all that died down and as far as casting was concerned it didn't really matter that I had been on Broadway. See more »

Trivia:

Appeared on stage with his wife Idina Menzel in the shows: "Rent," "The Wild Party," and "Wicked.". See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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