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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.

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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

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


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Blindspotting 2018 post-production Collin
Snowpiercer 2018 TV Series pre-production Layton Well
Ferdinand 2017 completed Dos (voice)
Wonder 2017/I completed Mr. Browne
The Mayor 2017 TV Series Mac Etcetera
Tour de Pharmacy 2017 TV Movie Slim Robinson
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt 2017 TV Series Perry
Black-ish 2016-2017 TV Series Johan Johnson
The Get Down 2016-2017 TV Series Adult Books
Clipping.: Wriggle 2016 Video short
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2015-2016 TV Series Counselor Henderson
Yoga Boner 2012 Video short Daveed
Rock Hard: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Sexual Detergent 2010 Short Neil Davis

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Blindspotting 2018 producer post-production
The Mayor 2017 TV Series executive producer - 5 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Conan 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon TV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 2016 performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
Zootopia 2016 performer: "Parlez-Vous Rap"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Mayor 2017 TV Series 2 episodes

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Blindspotting 2018 post-production

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2016-2017 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest Musician
The Hamilton Mixtape: Immigrants, We Get the Job Done 2017 Short Himself
Hamilton, One Shot to Broadway 2017 Documentary
Growing Up Wild 2016 Documentary Narrator (voice)
Conan 2016 TV Series Himself - clipping.
Live with Kelly and Ryan 2016 TV Series Himself - Guest
Hamilton's America 2016 TV Movie documentary Himself Marquis de Lafayette Thomas Jefferson
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2016 TV Series Himself
Broadway.com 2016 Tony Awards Special 2016 TV Special Himself
60 Minutes 2016 TV Series documentary Himself - Performer (segment "Hamilton")
Live from the Red Carpet: The 2016 Tony Awards 2016 TV Movie Himself
The 70th Annual Tony Awards 2016 TV Special Himself - Winner
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 2016 TV Series Himself
The Tony Beat 2016 TV Series Himself
Today 2016 TV Series Himself
The 58th Annual Grammy Awards 2016 TV Movie Himself - Performer

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
60 Minutes 2016-2017 TV Series documentary Himself - Performer (segment "Hamilton")
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2016 TV Series Himself - Voting PSA

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