Daveed Diggs

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.

January 24, 1982

Place of Birth
Oakland, California, USA


Known Credits


2018 Blindspotting as Collin
2016 Growing Up Wild as Narrator
------ First Sight
2012 Yoga Boner as Daveed
------ The Little Mermaid as Sebastian (voice)
2018 x Infinity
2020 Hamilton as Marquis de Lafayette / Thomas Jefferson
2018 Do or Die as Narrator
------ The Starling
2020 Soul as Paul (voice)
2019 Velvet Buzzsaw as Damrish
2017 Wonder as Mr. Browne
2017 Ferdinand as Dos (voice)
2017 Tour de Pharmacy as Slim Robinson
2016 Hamilton's America as Self
2016 Zootopia as Parlez-Vous Rap