Taye Diggs

Rochester, New York, USA


Taye Diggs (born Scott Leo Diggs, Taye comes from the playful pronunciation of Scotty as "Scottay") is an American theatre, film and television actor. He is known for his roles in the Broadway musicals Rent and Hedwig and the Angry Inch; the TV series Private Practice (2007-2013), Murder in the First (2014-2016), and All American (2018-); and the films How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998), The Wood, The Best Man (both 1999), Brown Sugar, Chicago (both 2002), Malibu's Most Wanted, Basic (both 2003), The Best Man (1999) and its sequel, The Best Man Holiday (2013), and Baggage Claim (2013). He had a recurring role as Jackson Duper on Ally McBeal, Dean Levine-Wilkins on The Good Wife, Mike Boyce on Rosewood starring real life friend Morris Chestnut, and Councilman Angelo DuBois on Empire. He starred in the lead role on the series Kevin Hill, and as Detective Brett Hopper on Day Break.