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

2010 - Our Family Wedding
2005 - Rent
2003 - Basic
2003 - Malibu's Most Wanted
2002 - Chicago
2002 - Equilibrium
2002 - New Best Friend
2002 - Brown Sugar
2000 - The Way of the Gun
1999 - The Best Man
1999 - Go
1999 - House on Haunted Hill
1999 - The Wood
1998 - How Stella Got Her Groove Back

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
James Hanson
Dr. Sam Bennett
Secret Service Agent Wesley
Himself - Guest
Sky Bell
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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.

  • Began career as a performer at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, VA.
  • Has two younger brothers and two younger sisters.
  • Graduated from Syracuse University with a BFA in musical theater.
  • As of April, 2002 Taye is engaged to Broadway actress and singer 'Idina Menzel' (qv).
  • Shares a birthday with 'Brandon DeShazer' (qv), 'Cuba Gooding Jr.' (qv), 'Kate Bosworth' (qv), and 'Dax Shepard' (qv).
  • Was called "Scottaye" by friends, then shortened his name to "Taye".
  • Portrayed Benny, the evil landlord in the Tony Award winning stage production of "Rent"
  • Appeared on stage with his wife 'Idina Menzel' (qv) in the shows: "Rent," "The Wild Party," and "Wicked.".

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