Home / Biography / Daveed Diggs

Daveed Diggs

Biography

Rapper and stage professional known for originating the jobs of Thomas Jefferson and Marquis de Lafayette in the 2015 Broadway music Hamilton. His initial performance came through the show’s initial preview on July 13th, 2015 on the Richard Rogers Movie theater. He graduated using a movie theater degree from Dark brown College or university in 2004. He previously primarily been recruited to take part in the school’s monitor team. Following university, he shifted to Oakland and started the experimental hip-hop group clipping., that he was an emcee. He was also area of the hiphop improve troupe Freestyle Like Supreme with Lin-Manuel Miranda. He was created and elevated in Oakland, California. He made an appearance alongside Leslie Odom Jr. in the Broadway creation of Hamilton.

Quick Facts


Full Name Daveed Diggs
Date Of Birth January 24, 1982
Place Of Birth Oakland, CA
Profession Rapper
Education Brown University, Berkeley High School
Nationality American
Awards Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Music Groups clipping.
Nominations Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance
Movies Ferdinand, Wonder, Tour de Pharmacy, Growing Up Wild
TV Shows The Get Down, Snowpiercer
Star Sign Aquarius

  • Facts
  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
  • Pictures

#Fact
1Daveed graduated from Brown University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater Arts.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Blindspotting2018post-productionCollin
Snowpiercer2018TV Series pre-productionLayton Well
Ferdinand2017completedDos (voice)
Wonder2017/IcompletedMr. Browne
The Mayor2017TV SeriesMac Etcetera
Tour de Pharmacy2017TV MovieSlim Robinson
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt2017TV SeriesPerry
Black-ish2016-2017TV SeriesJohan Johnson
The Get Down2016-2017TV SeriesAdult Books
Clipping.: Wriggle2016Video short
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2015-2016TV SeriesCounselor Henderson
Yoga Boner2012Video shortDaveed
Rock Hard: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Sexual Detergent2010ShortNeil Davis

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Blindspotting2018producer post-production
The Mayor2017TV Series executive producer - 5 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Conan2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonTV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 2016 performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
Zootopia2016performer: "Parlez-Vous Rap"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Mayor2017TV Series 2 episodes

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Blindspotting2018post-production

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2016-2017TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest Musician
The Hamilton Mixtape: Immigrants, We Get the Job Done2017ShortHimself
Hamilton, One Shot to Broadway2017Documentary
Growing Up Wild2016DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
Conan2016TV SeriesHimself - clipping.
Live with Kelly and Ryan2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Hamilton's America2016TV Movie documentaryHimself Marquis de Lafayette Thomas Jefferson
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2016TV SeriesHimself
Broadway.com 2016 Tony Awards Special2016TV SpecialHimself
60 Minutes2016TV Series documentaryHimself - Performer (segment "Hamilton")
Live from the Red Carpet: The 2016 Tony Awards2016TV MovieHimself
The 70th Annual Tony Awards2016TV SpecialHimself - Winner
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2016TV SeriesHimself
The Tony Beat2016TV SeriesHimself
Today2016TV SeriesHimself
The 58th Annual Grammy Awards2016TV MovieHimself - Performer

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
60 Minutes2016-2017TV Series documentaryHimself - Performer (segment "Hamilton")
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2016TV SeriesHimself - Voting PSA

Looks like we don't have awards information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have salary information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have quotes information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have trademarks information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have pictures. Sorry!

Check Also

Audrey Wells

Screenwriter who’s most widely known for penning screenplay for the strike 1996 film THE REALITY …