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Danielle Brooks

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17, 1990
Augusta, GA
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Augusta, GA


Rose to fame for playing Tasha "Taystee" Jefferson on the hit Netflix comedy series Orange Is the New Black

Before Fame

She grew up in a Christian family in Greenville, South Carolina and acted in a nativity play when she was six years old.


She played roles in the stage productions of Servant of Two Masters and Blacken the Bubble.

Family Life

Her mother worked as a deacon and her father worked as a minister. She grew up with a younger brother. In July 2019, she announced she was expecting her first child.

Associated With

She played an inmate who wore Taylor Schilling's character's blonde weave in Orange is the New Black.