Taye Diggs

Taye Diggs

Jan. 2nd, 1971
Born in
New Jersey, USA
5' 10

Taye Diggs' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Private Practice TV Show
Private Practice
Ally McBeal TV Show
Ally McBeal
Murder In The First TV Show
Murder In The First
Day Break TV Show
Day Break
Kevin Hill TV Show
Kevin Hill

Main Movie Roles

2013 - Baggage Claim
2013 - Between Us
2013 - The Best Man Holiday
2011 - Dylan Dog: Dead of Night
2010 - Our Family Wedding
2005 - Rent
2003 - Basic
2002 - Just a Kiss
2002 - Equilibrium
2002 - Chicago
2002 - Brown Sugar
2002 - New Best Friend
1999 - House on Haunted Hill
1999 - Go
1999 - The Wood
1998 - How Stella Got Her Groove Back

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Taye Diggs was 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 veterinarian.

  • Shares a birthday with 'Brandon DeShazer' (qv), 'Cuba Gooding Jr.' (qv), 'Kate Bosworth' (qv), and 'Dax Shepard' (qv).
  • As of April, 2002 Taye is engaged to Broadway actress and singer 'Idina Menzel' (qv).
  • Was a cast member at Tokyo Disneyland before he got the job in "Rent".
  • Won the role of "Winston Shakespeare" in _How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)_ (qv), even though the casting directors were searching for a tall black man with dreads.
  • Graduated from Syracuse University with a BFA in musical theater.
  • Taye and his wife, 'Idina Menzel' (qv), are expecting their first child, due later this year [March 31, 2009].
  • Married 'Idina Menzel' (qv) at the same Jamacian resort where _How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)_ (qv) was filmed.
  • Portrayed Benny, the evil landlord in the Tony Award winning stage production of "Rent"

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