Taye DiggsActor (1972)
Taye Diggs is an American performing artist known for his jobs in the melodic 'Lease,' in movies, for example, 'The Best Man Holiday' and on TV arrangement like 'Private Practice.'
Taye Diggs SynopsisBorn in New Jersey in 1972, performer Taye Diggs experienced childhood in Rochester, New York, where he went to an extraordinary performing expressions secondary school. He later examined auditorium at Syracuse University. After school, Taye Diggs moved to New York City and handled his first driving job on Broadway in Jonathan Larson's historic melodic Rent (1996). From that point forward, Taye Diggs has featured in TV arrangement, for example, Private Practice, Ally McBeal and Murder in the First and additionally films like How Stella Got Her Groove Back, The Best Man and its continuation, and Chicago.
Taye Diggs Early Life and Career
Performer Taye Diggs was born as Scott Leo Taye Diggs on January 2, 1972, in Newark, New Jersey. The oldest of five kids, he experienced childhood in Rochester, New York. Taye Diggs might be known for his hunky, beguiling jobs, yet he began as a not exactly smooth child. "I was an expansive nerd," Taye Diggs disclosed to Ebony magazine in 2000. "I didn't have anything. I was everyone's closest companion, however, none of the women would take a gander at me for a second."
In any case, life grabbed for Taye Diggs when he began going to a performing expression secondary school. In 1999, CNN facilitated a visit with Taye Diggs in which he said that he "discovered certainty through the performing expressions." Taye Diggs went on to Syracuse University, where he earned a degree in melodic theater. He was spotted by a headhunter while performing in a feature amid his senior year.
In the wake of moving on from school, Taye Diggs moved to New York City. He handled a situation as an understudy in the 1994 recovery of the melodic Carousel. Taye Diggs then moved to Japan to perform at Tokyo Disneyland for a while. His vocation took off not long after his arrival in the United States.
Taye Diggs Multi-Talented Performer
In 1996, Taye Diggs showed up on Broadway in the job of Benny, a deft proprietor, in Jonathan Larson's notable melodic Rent. The play won both a Tony Award and a Pulitzer Prize. It was later made into a 2005 film, in which Taye Diggs repeated his job.
The accomplishment of Rent helped advance Taye Diggs' profession. Progressing from theater to film, he showed up before standard groups of onlookers as Winston, the hunky love enthusiasm of Angela Bassett, in 1998's How Stella Got Her Groove Back. More film extends before long pursued, including the comedies Go (1999), The Best Man (1999) and Brown Sugar (2002) and also the melodic Chicago (2002), with Taye Diggs shifting back and forth among lead and supporting jobs.
Taye Diggs additionally delighted in progress on the little screen. He had a common job on the hit lawful arrangement Ally McBeal in 2001. After three years, Taye Diggs featured in his very own lawful show Kevin Hill. The show went on for one season, however, he kept on working consistently on TV. Taye Diggs showed up on shows, for example, Will and Grace before getting the main job in Day Break, an activity dramatization that appeared in 2006.
While Day Break neglected to get on with watchers, Taye Diggs before long proceeded onward to his most continuing TV job to date. He featured as Dr. Sam Bennett on Private Practice 2007 to 2013. The show, which likewise highlighted Kate Walsh and Audra McDonald, was spun off from the hit restorative dramatization Gray's Anatomy.
'Best Man' Sequel and 'Hedwig'
In 2013, Taye Diggs rejoined with a considerable lot of his The Best Man castmates for the continuation The Best Man Holiday. The hit film additionally included Nia Long, Terrence Howard, Regina Hall, and Harold Perrineau. Taye Diggs showed up in another lighthearted comedy, Baggage Claim, that equivalent year.
2014 saw the on-screen character coming back to arrangement TV, co-featuring with Kathleen Robertson in the investigator dramatization Murder in the First, made by Steven Bochco. The show began its second season the next year, amid which time Taye Diggs likewise denoted his arrival to Broadway amid the mid-year in John Cameron Mitchell's Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Succeeding individual performing artists, for example, Neil Patrick Harris, Michael C. Corridor and Mitchell himself in the job, Taye Diggs depicts an East German transgender shake and move vocalist known for glitz, sparkle, and heels.
Taye Diggs Personal Life
Taye Diggs married Idina Menzel, an on-screen character who was his Rent co-star, in 2003. The couple respected a child, Walker, in 2009. In December 2014, Taye Diggs and Menzel agreeably separated, sharing youngster guardianship.