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Taye Diggs played Sam Bennett in Private Practice.

Biography[]

Diggs was born in New Jersey on January 2nd, 1971 to Marcia and Jeffries Diggs. He's the oldest of three brothers and two sisters. He earned a Bachelor's Degree of Art in musical theatre from Syracause University. His first role on Broadway was as a part of musical Carousel. Diggs married his Rent co-star Idina Menzel after 7 years of dating. They have a son who was born in 2009.

Career[]

In 1996, he starred in the Tony Award-winning Rent. After that, he appeared on The Wild Party as Mr. Black. He also played a part in the revival of Chicago and played Norbert Leo Butz on Wicked, but just temporarily. He then moved to television, with his debut on Guiding Light. He later made his film debut on 1998's How Stella Got Her Groove Back. He was also featured on an America's Next Top Model episode, where he helped the models face an acting challenge. He then landed a spot on the fall spin-off of the award-winning primetime series Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice. Diggs had a guest appearance on the Grey's Anatomy/Private Practice Crossover Event.

Filmography[]

  • While You Were Dancing (????)
  • Mammon (????)
  • Rent: Live (2019)
  • River Runs Red (2018)
  • Set It Up (2018)
  • Doomsday (2017)
  • My Little Pony: The Movie (2017)
  • Til Death Do Us Part (2017)
  • Opening Night (2016)
  • Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant (2015)
  • The Grays (short) (2014)
  • The Trials of Cate McCall (2013)
  • The Best Man Holiday (2013)
  • Baggage Claim (2013)
  • Between Us (2012)
  • Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2010)
  • Our Family Wedding (2010)
  • Days of Wrath (2008)
  • 30 Days (2006)
  • Rent (2005)
  • Cake (2005)
  • Slow Burn (2005)
  • Drum (2004)
  • Malibu's Most Wanted (2003)
  • Basic (2003)
  • Chicago (2002)
  • Equilibrium (2002)
  • Brown Sugar (2002)
  • Just a Kiss (2002)
  • New Best Friend (2002)
  • The Way of the Gun (2000)
  • House on Haunted Hill (1999)
  • The Best Man (1999)
  • The Wood (1999)
  • Go (1999)
  • How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)

Television[]

  • The Playboy Interview (2021)
  • All American (2018-2021)
  • Muppets Now (2020)
  • Elena of Avalor (2019)
  • Empire (2016-2017)
  • Murder in the First (2014-2016)
  • NCIS (2016)
  • Rosewood (2015-2016)
  • Doc McStuffins (2015)
  • The Good Wife (2014)
  • Sesame Street (2010-2014)
  • New Girl (2013)
  • Private Practice (2007-2013)
  • Sesame Street (2010)
  • Black Panther (mini-series) (2010)
  • Better Off Ted (2009)
  • The Super Hero Squad Show (2009)
  • Grey's Anatomy (2007-2009)
  • Day Break (2006-2007)
  • Will & Grace (2006)
  • Kevin Hill (2004-2005)
  • The West Wing (2003)
  • Ally McBeal (2001)
  • 101 Dalmatians: The Series (1997)
  • Guiding Light (1997)
  • Law & Order (1996)
  • New York Undercover (1996)

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