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Taye Diggs

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2, 1971
Newark, NJ
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2, 1971 (age 50)
Newark, NJ


Actor known for starring in films such as Rent, How Stella Got Her Groove Back and Set It Up. In 2018, he began starring in The CW's All American. Other notable works include, Chicago, Cake, Days of Wrath, and The Wood.

Before Fame

He once worked as a dancer at Tokyo Disneyland. He made his television debut as Stephon in a 1996 episode of New York Undercover.


He played Dr. Sam Bennett on the TV show Private Practice.

Family Life

He married Rent co-star Idina Menzel in 2003, the couple later had a son named Walker. In 2013, the couple split after being married for 10 years.

Associated With

He became famous for his role in the Broadway musical, Rent, along with movie actress Rosario Dawson.