Daveed Diggs

Daveed Diggs

  • Born on
    • January 24th, 1982
Daveed Daniele Diggs (born January 24, 1982) is an American actor, rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is the vocalist of the experimental hip hop group clipping., and in 2015 originated the roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the musical Hamilton, for which he won both a Grammy Award and Tony Award. Since leaving Hamilton, he played a recurring role in the television series Black-ish (2016–2018) and co-starred in the films Wonder (2017) and Velvet Buzzsaw (2019). Diggs also wrote, produced, and starred in the 2018 film Blindspotting, which earned him a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead. As of 2020, he stars in the television adaptation of Snowpiercer.


Acting (15 Credits)

2023The Little Mermaid as Sebastian (voice)
2021Amend: The Fight for America
2020Hamilton as Marquis de Lafayette / Thomas Jefferson
2020Soul as Paul (voice)
2020Soul as Paul (voice)
2020Snowpiercer as Andre Layton
2020The Good Lord Bird as Frederick Douglass
2020Central Park as Helen (voice)
2019Velvet Buzzsaw as Damrish
2019Undone as Tunde
2018Blindspotting as Collin
2017Wonder as Mr. Browne
2017Ferdinand as Dos (voice)
2017Tour de Pharmacy as Slim Robinson
2016Zootopia as Parlez-Vous Rap

Writer (1 Credits)


Himself (1 Credits)

2016Hamilton's America as Self


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