Daveed Diggs Biography
Birthday: January 24, 1982 (Aquarius)
Born In: Oakland, California, United States
Daveed Daniele Diggs is an American actor, rapper, and vocalist. He is best known as one part of the American experimental hip hop band called ‘Clipping’ and also for portraying Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson in the sung- and rapped-through musical ‘Hamilton: An American Musical’ that won him a Tony Award and a Grammy Award. Apart from ‘Clipping’, Diggs has also remained member of other music groups namely ‘True Neutral Crew’ and ‘Freestyle Love Supreme’. His solo musical pursuit saw him coming up with the album ‘Small Things to a Giant’. A graduate in theatres from ‘Brown University’, this ace rapper and musician has also thrived as an actor working in theatres, films and television. He started his acting pursuits with stage performing in a number of experimental theatrical productions and then went on to appear in many off-Broadway and Broadway productions, particularly in Hamilton that brought him both awards and acclaim. His screen performances include films like ‘Wonder’ and ‘Ferdinand’ (voice) and TV series like ‘The Get Down’ and ‘Black-ish’. He can be seen playing Layton Well in the upcoming TV series ‘Snowpiercer’.