Daveed Diggs

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Daveed Diggs
Daveed Diggs, White House, March 2016.png
Diggs at the White House in 2016
Born
Daveed Daniele Diggs

(1982-01-24) January 24, 1982 (age 39)
Alma materBrown University (BA)
Occupation
  • Actor
  • rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
Years active2006–present
Musical career
Genres
InstrumentsVocals
Labels
Associated acts
Websitedaveeddiggs.com

Daveed Daniele Diggs[1] (born January 24, 1982) is an American actor, rapper and hip hop singer-songwriter. He is the vocalist of the experimental hip hop group Clipping. In 2015, Diggs was the first actor to play the roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the musical Hamilton, for which he won both a Grammy Award and Tony Award.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Daveed Diggs Theatre Credits and Profile".
  2. Rosen, Christopher (17 May 2017). "Hamilton star Daveed Diggs to lead Snowpiercer show". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on 19 May 2017.